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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...

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...

No. 15 USC stays at the top of the rankings after they beat WSU 38-13.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 5

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist December 10, 2020

Week five of the Pac-12 season has come and gone, and it’s hard to believe that this is the first week where all 12 teams have played in the same weekend. There’s only one more week of the regular...

Redshirt senior Deon Mcintosh rushed for 65 yards against USC on Dec. 6, his lowest rushing total so far in the 2020 season.

WSU vs. USC takeaways

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist December 9, 2020

I, like probably most WSU fans, wish I could forget about the Cougars’ 38-13 loss to USC. Unfortunately, I can’t do that. I have too good of a memory, and I have to write this article. While most...

WSU turned over the ball three times, the most against any team this season.

WSU rolled over by USC

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen football reporter December 7, 2020

The WSU Cougars suffered their second loss of the season as they fell to the No. 20 USC Trojans by a score of 38-13. The Cougars (1-2) struggled for much of the game, only gaining 163 yards and allowing...

WSU’s 2018 Alamo Bowl opponent Iowa State is ranked ninth in CFP rankings.

College Football Playoff rankings: What’s right and wrong

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist December 3, 2020

The College Football Playoff Committee released its rankings for the second week in a row, and the biggest headlines coming out of the reveal are the top seven teams remaining the same top seven. I...

Travell Harris, Redshirt junior wide receiver, stumbles after being tripped, continuing his rush for a gain of yards during the game against Oregon on Nov. 14 at Martin Stadium.

Cougs head to California redwoods

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen football reporter November 19, 2020

The WSU Cougars (1-1) will go on the road to play the Stanford Cardinal (0-2) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, California. Both teams look to rebound after tough losses last...

True freshman quarterback Jayden de Laura dives into the endzone to extend the Cougars' lead to 21-7 during the football game against Oregon State on Saturday.

Main takeaways from WSU vs. Oregon State

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2020

The Cougars started their season 1-0 by beating the Oregon State Beavers 38-28 on Saturday, answering a lot of questions in the process. We saw head coach Nick Rolovich roaming the sidelines for the...

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