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Anthony Gordon was the team’s starting quarterback from 2018-19.

Top-10 best quarterbacks in WSU history: 6-10

AARIK LONG, Evergreen columnist April 19, 2021

Although WSU has never really been a major powerhouse in college football, the school has produced numerous high-level quarterbacks. This is partially because of the system in place under former head coach...

Football has lost key players like Jamire Calvin and Blake Mazza to transfer portal.

Transfer portal versus WSU sports

AARIK LONG, Evergreen columnist April 8, 2021

Over the years, college sports have vastly changed from what they once were. One of the largest changes has been the increase in transfers of big-name players in the two biggest sports: football and men’s...

The turf inside Martin Stadium will now be called Gesa Field.

It’s time to change name of Martin Stadium

AARIK LONG, Evergreen columnist March 18, 2021

News broke on Friday that WSU had reached a ten-year, $11 million deal with Gesa Credit Union to name the field inside of Martin Stadium. This is an incredible deal for Pat Chun and appears to be the first...

Athletics Director Pat Chun confirmed the 10-year, $11 million deal on Friday.

Board of Regents approves football field name change

AARIK LONG, Evergreen copy editor March 12, 2021

WSU Board of Regents approved a transaction with Gesa Credit Union for the naming rights of the playing surface inside of Martin Stadium at a meeting on Friday. The proposal was arranged by WSU Athletic...

Redshirt senior running back Deon McIntosh attempts to shed an Oregon defender during the game against Oregon on Nov. 14 at Martin Stadium.

2021 WSU football schedule expectations and predictions

AARIK LONG, Evergreen columnist March 4, 2021

The 2021 Pac-12 football schedules have been announced. This means it is time to dig into things a full six months ahead of the season kicking off for a way-too-early look at how the schedule breaks down. Week...

Quarterback Jarrett Guarantano signed his National Letter of Intent on Feb. 3 after transferring from Tennessee.

New quarterback equals new possibilities

AARIK LONG, Evergreen columnist February 12, 2021

The WSU football team and head coach Nick Rolovich landed a huge graduate transfer as former Tennessee Volunteer quarterback Jarrett Guarantano joined the squad in Pullman. Guarantano had a great sophomore...

WSU head coach Nick Rolovich walks to the sideline during the game against Oregon Nov. 14 in Martin Stadium.

2021 recruiting class sneakily great

AARIK LONG, Evergreen columnist February 11, 2021

Head football coach Nick Rolovich’s debut recruiting class does not blow anyone’s socks off upon first glance. The ninth-ranked class in the Pac-12 and 60th ranked nationally, according to 247Sports,...

John C. Weber is currently booked in the Asotin County Jail. His bond is set to $1 million.

WSU starting quarterback arrested for DUI

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER and AARIK LONG February 8, 2021

Editor’s Note: This is a developing story. The article will be updated as more information is gathered. WSU’s starting football quarterback was suspended after being arrested for allegedly driving...

Head coach Nick Rolovich held a press conference on Wednesday for National Signing Day.

Cougar football adds four on National Signing Day

NICK OLDHAM, Evergreen sports editor February 5, 2021

The WSU football team took part in National Signing Day on Wednesday by adding four new student-athletes to their 2021 signee roster. Head coach Nick Rolovich spoke in a press conference on Wednesday...

There are nine different scent options for candles, ranging from cucumber water and melon to Christmas hearth.

WSU alumna donates portion of business proceeds to Hilinski’s Hope

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2021

What started as a quarantine project, repurposing Cougar Gold tins into soy-based candles, transformed into a philanthropic passion for one WSU alumna. As of January, Christine Smithberg sold more than...

Then-graduate quarterback Gardner Minshew II hands the ball to former running back James Williams against Utah on Sep. 29 2018 at Martin Stadium.

WSU heads to Utah for season finale

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter December 17, 2020

The WSU Cougars football team will end the regular season with a game against the University of Utah Utes at 10:30 a.m. PST on Saturday in Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. The game will...

WSU hopes to get back on track against UC Berkley after falling to USC 38-13.

Cougars prepare for season finale

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

The WSU Cougars will once again look to get back in the win column when they play the California Golden Bears at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Martin Stadium. WSU (1-2) is coming off a tough 38-13 loss to No....

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