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Cardinals select Jalen Thompson in NFL Supplemental Draft

Cardinals select Jalen Thompson in NFL Supplemental Draft

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

July 11, 2019

The Arizona Cardinals picked WSU safety Jalen Thompson in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Supplemental Draft on Wednesday. Thompson became the first Cougar selected during the Supplemental Draft since 1989 when the Phoenix Cardinals selected quarterback Timm Rosenbach. Thompson is the third Cougar...

Spring game raises over $50,000 for Coug Health Fund, Crimson edges Gray

Spring game raises over $50,000 for Coug Health Fund, Crimson edges Gray

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2019

The Air Raid offense took flight Saturday in Martin Stadium as Crimson used a late touchdown run to take down Gray 25-24 in the annual spring game.  The game returned to Pullman for the first time since 2010 and raised $51,830 for the ASWSU Coug Health Fund. Entering the contest, all eyes were on the quar...

Spring game returns to Pullman

Spring game returns to Pullman

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

The wait is finally over. After 13 spring practices, WSU football will take the field Saturday to compete in the annual Crimson and Gray Game. After taking place in Spokane for the past eight seasons, the game returns to Pullman in the hope to bring some more excitement and fans to the game at Martin...

Anticipation grows for spring game

Anticipation grows for spring game

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019

Just like a child gets excited on Christmas Day to open presents, the WSU football team is eagerly anticipating the annual Crimson and Gray spring game on Saturday, which is returning to Martin Stadium this year. “I am real excited, it’s the closest we are going to get to gameday without it actually...

Cougs compete in final scrimmage before Crimson and Gray game

Cougs compete in final scrimmage before Crimson and Gray game

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2019

WSU football team took the field at Martin Stadium on Saturday for its last scrimmage before the Crimson and Gray game next week. Head Coach Mike Leach said the team had good energy in the scrimmage but was inconsistent. "I thought we were competitive, I thought we were sloppy at times, but we...

Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

One common theme for WSU football over the past few years is there has been a battle in the spring to decide who the starting quarterback will be. The quarterback battle was on full display Thursday afternoon at Martin Stadium as the Cougars took the field for another spring practice. The Cougars...

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

Many Coug fans remember the WSU football game against Colorado in 2017 when endless rain and whipping wind forced many fans out of Martin Stadium before the end of the first quarter. That’s how it felt during spring practice Tuesday as the rain fell in Pullman and the Cougars continued to make improvements. “I...

Leach points to lack of effort by wide receivers in first spring scrimmage

Leach points to lack of effort by wide receivers in first spring scrimmage

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019

On a dark and rainy Saturday afternoon, Cougar football held their first scrimmage of the spring at Martin Stadium. The game turned out to be a high-spirited affair between the offense and the defense, but Head Coach Mike Leach was disappointed in the effort he saw from the wide receivers. “I...

Cougars wide receiver depth dominates spring practice

Cougars wide receiver depth dominates spring practice

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019

If Cougar football has a successful 2019 season, it will be due in large part to the immense depth at the wide receiver position. This was on full display at Martin Stadium on Thursday afternoon as the Cougs held their seventh practice of the spring. WSU’s arsenal at wide receiver lost only one...

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019

Former Cougar football stars compete in front of scouts to prove worth

Defense impresses in sixth spring practice

Defense impresses in sixth spring practice

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019

Explosive and inconsistent. Those were the two words that stood out in regards to Tuesday’s spring practice for WSU football. “Both sides would do something that I thought would be dynamic, but then they would be up and down,” WSU Head Coach Mike Leach said. “But neither side would be down...

Highly touted freshman Gunner Cruz sees first team reps

Highly touted freshman Gunner Cruz sees first team reps

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2019

Cougar football took the field Saturday for the fifth time this spring as freshman quarterback Gunner Cruz took snaps with the first time offense. Head Coach Mike Leach said his team competed well in practice but needs to maintain focus throughout. "I thought we were a little up and down, and I...

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