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 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...

Washington State University quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) watches from the sidelines during a college football game at Martin Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU to face former QB at Arizona

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 17, 2022

After a stretch of four games in which they lost to four top-25 ranked opponents, WSU is coming off two wins against Stanford and Arizona State University. WSU will face Arizona Saturday and will try...

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 sports editor 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 sports editor 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 quarterback Jayden de Laura scrambles and throws the ball against Portland State on Sept. 11, 2021.

Cougs welcome Trojans to Gesa Field

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor September 15, 2021

WSU is set to host the USC Trojans for its Pac-12 opener at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Martin Stadium. Both teams come into the game 1-1 with WSU losing the season opener against Utah State and USC falling...

WSU fans cheer on the Cougs against Portland State on Sept. 11, 2021, in Martin Stadium.

Cougs pounce back in Martin Stadium

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter September 12, 2021

Following a tough start in the season opener, WSU got things back on the right foot with a 44-24 win against Portland State on Saturday. “It’s a good way to win,” Head Coach Nick Rolovich said. The...

Redshirt sophomore linebacker Kyle Thornton and fifth-year cornerback Daniel Isom take reps during an Aug. 16 practice on Rogers Field in Pullman. Isom is set to start at strong safety, while Thornton will back up fifth-year senior Jahad Woods to open the 2021 season.

WSU football opens 2021 against Utah State

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter September 1, 2021

It has been 259 days since the last time WSU took the field against Utah in Salt Lake City. It has been 651 days since the Cougars took the field inside of Martin Stadium with fans in the stadium....

Redshirt junior quarterback Cammon Cooper takes snaps during an Aug. 16 practice at Rogers Field.

WSU’s quarterback battle heats up

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter August 23, 2021

When summer training camp started, Cougars’ head coach Nick Rolovich told the media the quarterback competition between Jayden de Laura and Jarrett Guarantano had narrowed significantly. Now, 17 days...

WSU Football Coach Nick Rolovich attends Pac-12 Media Day virtually.

WSU head coach addresses decision to remain unvaccinated during Pac-12 Media Day

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter July 28, 2021

With Pac-12 Media Day in the books, WSU head football coach Nick Rolovich’s statements to the media regarding his vaccination status was the highlight for Cougar fans. The head coach faced more questions...

Quarterback Jarrett Guarantano signed his National Letter of Intent on Feb. 3 after transferring from Tennessee.

New quarterback equals new possibilities

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 12, 2021

The WSU football team and head coach Nick Rolovich landed a huge graduate transfer as former Tennessee Volunteer quarterback Jarrett Guarantano joined the squad in Pullman. Guarantano had a great sophomore...

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 reporter 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...

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