The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) looks down field to throw the ball during a college football game against the University of Arizona at Martin Stadium, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

De Laura: A brief history

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

After just one full season of play, WSU star quarterback Jayden de Laura has decided to leave the program.   The quarterback is heading south to Tucson, Arizona, where he will join another...

WSU running back Deon McIntosh (3) stiff arms University of Arizona linebacker Christian Young (5) during a college football game at Martin Stadium, Nov. 19, 2021.

Cameron Ward becomes a Coug

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter January 13, 2022

Transfer quarterback Cameron Ward is the newest face in the WSU football program. Ward chose WSU and his former coach Eric Morris over offers from Ole Miss, Arizona, Indiana, Houston and Liberty. “I...

WSU quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) talks with offensive lineman Konner Gomness (77) before the Apple Cup at Husky Stadium, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle.

De Laura enters transfer portal

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter January 7, 2022

WSU quarterback Jayden de Laura has entered the transfer portal amidst changes in the quarterback room. Friday afternoon, de Laura officially entered the portal, according to a 247Sports article. De...

WSU defensive edge Brennan Jackson (80) tries to block a pass from UW quarterback Sam Huard (7) during the Apple Cup, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Cougs end 2021 with loss

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter January 1, 2022

WSU football could not complete a comeback against Central Michigan in the 88th annual Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl, losing 24-21.  WSU fell into an early rut to start the game, failing to put up any...

WSU punter Nick Haberer (38) walks out onto the field before the Apple Cup, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Cougs find new bowl opponent

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter December 28, 2021

WSU football (7-5) is now set to face Central Michigan (8-4) in the 88th rendition of the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl at 9 a.m. New Year’s Eve in El Paso, Texas. WSU and Central Michigan are making the...

WSU running back Deon McIntosh (3) dives for the endzone during the Apple Cup, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Pac-12 announces 2022 football schedule

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter December 18, 2021

WSU’s 2022 football schedule is officially set. Let’s take a look at the teams the Cougs will face next season. Week 1: Idaho Vandals The Cougs kick off the 2022 season with the Battle of the Palouse....

The WSU football team prepares to take the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Cougars welcome 10 new football players during early signing period

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter December 18, 2021

WSU football bolstered their roster this week, with 10 athletes signing letters of intent during the early signing period.  The future of WSU football may look quite a bit different from the WSU of...

WSU quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) talks with offensive lineman Konner Gomness (77) before the Apple Cup at Husky Stadium, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle.

Cougs set for Sun Bowl

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2021

WSU football is heading to El Paso, Texas, to play the Miami Hurricanes in the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl on New Year’s Eve. The Cougars (7-5, 6-3 Pac-12) found out Sunday about the rematch win...

WSU running back Deon McIntosh (3) stiff arms University of Arizona linebacker Christian Young (5) during a college football game at Martin Stadium, Nov. 19, 2021.

Cougs look to weather the storm

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2021

WSU (7-5) heads to El Paso, Texas, to play in the Sun Bowl against the Miami Hurricanes (7-5). Let us take a look at who the Cougs are facing. A BRIEF HISTORY — WSU and Miami faced off in...

The WSU football team prepares to take the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Dickert signing means bright future

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter December 2, 2021

Last week, the Cougars won the Apple Cup for the first time since 2012 with a dominating score of 40-13 in the contest. That was under then-interim head coach Jake Dickert, who became interim head coach...

WSU wide receiver Travell Harris waves his towel in the air during the Apple Cup at Husky Stadium, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle.

Cougs wrap up football regular season

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2021

WSU football finished the regular season two games over .500 at 7-5 after a tumultuous coaching year. The Cougs started the season with formerhead coach Nick Rolovich who became the center of attention...

WSU fans rush the field at Husky Stadium after WSU beat UW 40-13 in the Apple Cup, Friday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Seattle.

Cougs take down Huskies in Seattle

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter November 27, 2021

WSU (7-5) beat Washington (4-8) in the Apple Cup on Friday night, 40-13. The win for WSU is the first time the Apple Cup will return to Pullman since 2012, largely due to the seniors on the team.  “It...

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