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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

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2023

This offseason has been filled with turnover for WSU football, with players graduating, coming and going via the transfer portal and coaching changes. But WSU has filled their last open coaching spot with...

Joe Burrow had a college football season in 2019 that may never be replicated.

Joe Burrow’s 2019 season was legendary 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

Only a few years ago, the college football world saw the single most incredible season any individual has ever had. That season was the 2019 year of Joe Burrow.  Burrow, or more fondly known as Burreaux,...

The WSU football team makes their entrance onto the field before an NCAA football match against California, Oct. 1.

Willman’s final Heisman top five 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter December 6, 2022

Following the conclusion of the regular-season and conference championship games, the games that impact the Heisman vote have now been played. Even so, the winner is not a clear picture, as several players...

Utah tight end Dalton Kincaid attempts to catch the ball by jumping over WSU defensive back Jordan Lee during an NCAA football match, Oct. 27.

College conference championship craziness continues

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter December 5, 2022

In the final games, before bowl season begins, every conference had its championship game. Several upsets, underperformances and blowouts occurred, and several games directly affected the playoff. Two...

WSU running back Nakia Watson runs around UW safety Alex Cook during the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

Rivalry week brings exhilarating college football action 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2022

Week 13 of the college football season was not only the last regular season week but also the week in which most teams played their most bitter rivals. Several upsets occurred, several anticipated blowouts...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward celebrates after scoring a touchdown during an NCAA football match against Utah, Oct. 27.

The top five teams did WHAT??

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 23, 2022

Oh, so close. It was oh so close to becoming one of the craziest weekends of the 2022 college football season. Several top teams lost or came extraordinarily close to losing in their matchups. Tragically,...

WSU linebacker Daiyan Henley rushes Arizona State quarterback Trenton Bourguet during an NCAA football game, Nov. 12.

Daiyan Henley is already one of the best defensive Cougs of all time

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 22, 2022

Daiyan Henley is one of the best defensive players Washington State University has ever seen. He certainly is not the greatest defensive player at WSU all-time. Greatest would imply legacy and with...

WSU running back Nakia Watson runs downfield during an NCAA football game against Arizona State, Nov. 12.

Nothing personal, WSU beats Arizona 31-20

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 21, 2022

It was nothing personal, it was just business. WSU football beat Arizona 31-20. The biggest storyline in this game was ex-Coug quarterback Jayden de Laura playing his old team. De Laura did not play...

WSU linebacker Daiyan Henley lunges for Arizona State running back Xazavian Valladay during an NCAA football game, Nov. 12.

Willman’s Heisman Top five: post week 11

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 16, 2022

With only a few weeks left in the regular season of the college football season, it is time to reevaluate the Heisman race.  For most of this season, Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud was the clear...

The Oregon offense and the WSU defense line up during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

Last week Jaden Hicks named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week

ALENA RINEHARDT, Evergreen reporter November 14, 2022

The Pac-12 Conference office announced on Nov. 7 that WSU safety Jaden Hicks would be receiving the honor of Pac-12 Conference Freshman Player of the Week for his performance in the WSU versus Stanford...

Oregon wide receiver Seven McGee runs past WSU defenders during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

Pac-12 Coug’d It

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 14, 2022

The year is 2022 and once again, the Pac-12 self-implodes. Oregon was well on its way to representing the conference in the college football playoff as they had only one loss to the No. 1 ranked Georgia...

WSU wide receiver Robert Ferrel lines up during an NCAA football match against Utah, Oct. 27.

Pandemonium at the top of college football 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 8, 2022

The 2022 college football playoff race is the most wide-open it has ever been since its inauguration. Four top-10 teams fell, and many others looked extremely weak in their games. Only a single word is...

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