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College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 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...

Cougars crash and burn in the desert

Cougars crash and burn in the desert

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2019

WSU football traveled to Tempe, Arizona for their second-straight away game to challenge No. 20 Arizona State University on Saturday. The Cougars (3-2, 0-2 Pac-12) came to Arizona State after a bye week, followed by a road loss to Utah the week before that. The Sun Devils (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) rolled...

Cougars return to ‘Speed D’

Cougars return to ‘Speed D’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2019

After dropping their last two games, the Washington State Cougars decided to shake up their defense. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys announced on Oct. 4 he would be resigning from his position. This could signify a return to the same brand of defense the Cougars employed the past couple of seasons. The...

Hunter Dale returns to WSU football

Hunter Dale returns to WSU football

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

Former Cougar nickel defensive back Hunter Dale returned to WSU as a defensive quality control assistant, confirmed by Bill Stevens, Associate Director of Athletics, Athletic Communications, on Thursday afternoon. This comes off the heels of Tracy Claeys, former two-year defensive coordinator, abruptly...

Football travels to Tempe for sunny game

Football travels to Tempe for sunny game

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

Cougar football travels down to Tempe, Ariz. to play the No. 18 Arizona State University Sun Devils for their third conference game of the season at 12:40 p.m. on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium. WSU (3-2, 0-2) has a 15-26-2 all-time record against the Sun Devils (4-1, 1-1), even with winning the last...

Pac-12 Football power rankings

Pac-12 Football power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2019

(15) Utah (4-1, 1-1, Last: 1) Utah had a bye week. The Utes play Oregon State in Corvallis Saturday. (13) Oregon (4-1, 2-0, Last: 2) The Ducks picked up a massive 17-7 win over Cal to capture the inside track for the Pac-12 North. Quarterback Justin Herbert struggled, passing for 214 yar...

AP college football poll: week 7 review

AP college football poll: week 7 review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

October 6, 2019

We are halfway through the college football season and the race for the College Football Playoff is becoming more interesting with matchups to come in the top 25, especially the top 10. After this week of college football, here’s what’s right and what’s wrong with this week’s AP Top 25 for Week...

Pac-12 football power rankings

Pac-12 football power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2019

(17) Utah (4-1, 1-1, Last: 5) How about Tyler Huntley! The Utes’ quarterback passed for 334 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for two more in a 38-13 rout of WSU in Salt Lake City. Utah’s defense returned to form, holding the nation’s number one passing offense to 252 yards and two inter...

AP Poll Review: College Football Week 6

AP Poll Review: College Football Week 6

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

September 29, 2019

The AP Poll was released for Week 6, and there’s some surprises this week, in terms of the rankings. Here is what is right and what is wrong with the rankings for week 6. So the first four, in order, is Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and Ohio State. Clemson deserves to move down after their lackluster...

Cougar defense unable to keep up

Cougar defense unable to keep up

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2019

The WSU Cougars (3-2, 0-2 Pac-12) lost to the University of Utah Utes (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12)  in a rainy 38-13 game on Saturday. The Utes started with a promising drive on the Cougars as they brought the ball into field goal range only to come up short with a missed attempt. Both teams, coming off...

Football travels to Salt Lake City

Football travels to Salt Lake City

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2019

Cougar football will travel to Salt Lake City to play the No. 19 University of Utah Utes in its second conference game of the season at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Cougars (3-1, 0-1) have a 9-7 all-time record against the Utes (3-1, 0-1) and won the last four matchups. The last...

Head to Head: The Daily Evergreen and The Daily Utah Chronicle

Head to Head: The Daily Evergreen and The Daily Utah Chronicle

GRACE ARNIS and SAMMY MORA

September 26, 2019

The Daily Evergreen and The Daily Utah Chronicle assistant sports editors asked each other questions Wednesday afternoon before Saturday’s football matchup. Sammy Mora: Last year’s game was a shootout, are you hoping to see the same thing in this year’s game? Grace Arnis: Yeah, that’d be nice....

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