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College football week 10 AP Poll analysis

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

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

For the third straight week in a row, a top 10 team in the country has fallen victim to the “upset” team. The Associated Press released its poll for Week 10 and from the number of upsets that happened this past weekend, I knew the poll needed some changes. Here is what is right and what is wrong...

It’s duck hunting season in Eugene

Then-freshman Max Borghi attempts to break through Oregon's defense on Oct. 20 2018 at Martin Stadium.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2019

Cougar football starts play against the Pac-12 North Division when they face the No. 11 University of Oregon Ducks at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Autzen Stadium. The Cougars (4-3, 1-3) beat the Ducks (6-1, 4-0) in the last four meetings, including a 33-10 victory in Eugene on Oct. 7, 2017, and a 34-20...

Opinion: Power 5 should move to Power 4

Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon throws the ball down the field on Oct. 19 in the homecoming game.

KATIE ARCHER and KURIA POUNDS

October 25, 2019

There are four opportunities in the college football playoff bracket with 10 competing conferences. We think these conferences need to dissolve the Power 5 conferences into four regional conferences: North, South, East and West. Only teams who compete in the North, South, East and West conferences...

SATIRE: Completely honest Pac-12 power rankings

SATIRE: Completely honest Pac-12 power rankings

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

October 25, 2019

Oregon: Token Pac-12 team ranked high nationally because someone has to Every year there is some Pac-12 team that ends up being ranked in the top 15 and they might be the one this year. That does not mean they are a good team. They are overrated on a national level mainly because they have a talen...

Pac-12 Power Rankings

Pac-12 Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

(12) Utah (6-1, 3-1, Last: 1) Utah seized control of the Pac-12 South with a dominating 21-3 win over then No. 17 Arizona State. The Utes held ASU to 136 scrimmage yards and two forced turnovers smothering the Sun Devils for four straight quarters. Utah hosts Cal Saturday night. (11) Oreg...

Athlete of the Week: Max Borghi

Sophomore running back Max Borghi runs the ball past Colorado defenders on Saturday at Martin Stadium.

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Daily Evergreen Athlete of the Week is WSU football’s sophomore running back Max Borghi for his performance against the University of Colorado Buffaloes, helping the team win 41-10. Borghi did not disappoint as he rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown, averaging over eight yards per carry. He...

AP Top 25 Poll review

AP Top 25 Poll review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2019

The third Saturday in October came and went so fast with a crazy upset in Illinois, a good battle in Seattle and a high-scoring game in Austin. The Associated Press released its Top 25 for Week 9. Once again, I will look to see what is right and what is wrong with the AP Top 25. What is right with th...

Football gets first conference win

Sophomore running back Max Borghi goes in for the touchdown against Colorado on Saturday at Martin Stadium.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2019

WSU football returned to Pullman for the homecoming game against the University of Colorado Buffaloes, resulting in a 41-10 win for the Cougars. The Cougars (4-3, 1-3) finished the game with 497 yards of total offense. The Buffaloes (3-4, 1-3) returned to Boulder with 320 yards of total offense. Colorado’s...

Cougars come home to take on Buffs

Redshirt senior wide receiver Easop Winston Jr. scores a touchdown against University of Northern Colorado on Sep. 7 at Martin Stadium.

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2019

WSU football will return to Pullman for the homecoming battle against the University of Colorado on Saturday for the first home game since Sept. 21. The Cougars (3-3, 0-3 Pac-12) are coming off a loss against ASU, where they competed until the last whistle, coming up short 38-34 in Tempe, Arizona. After...

‘Air Gordo’ is back in Martin Stadium

Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon throws the ball against UCLA on Sep. 22 at Martin Stadium.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2019

The leader in passing yards, passing attempts and passing completions is a transfer student, goes to WSU, and has a student-given nickname. And it’s not Gardner Minshew. From redshirting his sophomore season to leading the nation in passing yards, redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon is setting...

Pac-12 power rankings

Pac-12 power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2019

(13) Utah (5-1, 2-1, Last: 1) Utah creamed Oregon State 52-7 Saturday. Zack Moss carried the ball only five times in his return, but he was dominant, collecting 121 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Tyler Huntley was machine-like, completing 14 of 17 passes for 247 yards and two touchdowns. Utah...

College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

October 14, 2019

The Associated Press released its Top 25 Poll for Week 8. After the red river rivalry game, between LSU vs. Florida and Alabama vs. Texas A&M, the rankings changed. After this past week, and the release, here is what is right and what is wrong with the AP Poll this week. What is right with th...

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