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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

WSU edge rusher Brennan Jackson celebrates a sack during an NCAA football match against Utah, Oct. 27.

Eight Cougs earn NFL opportunity on day three

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor May 1, 2024

As the current Cougs took the field Saturday for the Crimson and Gray Spring game, eight alumni heard their phone ring with a chance to pursue their NFL dream on day three of the 2024 NFL draft. The...

Thummel’s hidden gems of the 2024 NFL Draft

ZACH THUMMEL April 25, 2024

Jaheim Bell, Tight End/ H-Back, Florida State - 6 feet 2 inches, 241 pounds. Jaheim Bell is one of the most versatile players in this draft and could be layered extremely well within an NFL offense...

Mike Macdonald is the Seahawks innovative new head coach.

Who will the Seahawks target in the NFL Draft? 

IBRAHIM DANIEL April 25, 2024

The Seattle Seahawks have had a huge question on their minds since their season ended earlier this year. They will have seven picks in the upcoming draft. In the last two seasons, Seattle has been able...

Jaden Hicks goes up to defend the ball, coming down with the interception to start the second half, Nov. 25, in Seattle, Wash.

Winners and losers from the NFL Draft Combine

IBRAHIM DANIEL March 27, 2024

The NFL Combine is a chance for collegiate football players to showcase their talents in front of NFL general managers and head coaches. Players go through five major drills such as; 40-yard dash, bench...

Derrick Henry singed with the Baltimore Ravens in March.

THUMMEL: Derrick Henry signs with the Ravens … Baltimore fans rejoice

ZACH THUMMEL March 27, 2024

As an avid Baltimore Ravens fan, I watched injury after injury occur on the roster in back-to-back years. My main concern in the offseason was how Baltimore would address the running back depth, as...

Cougar legend Gardner Minshew II is placed fourth on all-time quarterbacks list.

Multiple former Cougars rewarded with contracts in NFL free agency

GABE KAIJA, Evergreen reporter March 22, 2024

Every offseason the NFL has its own version of Shark Week, with 32 hungry teams frenzying for new additions at the start of the free agency period. This year, multiple Washington State University alumni...

Washington Commanders quarterback, Sam Howell, scrambles during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at FedEx Field on September 10, 2023. 
Courtesy of flickr user dbking via Wikimedia

Seahawks trade for Sam Howell

LEVI COOVERT March 22, 2024

Seattle radio was abuzz March 14, when news broke that the Seattle Seahawks were sending two draft picks to the Washington Commanders in exchange for Quarterback Sam Howell. The Seahawks gave a third-round...

University of Southern California wide reciever Drake London (15) catches a pass while Washington State University defensive back Jaylen Watson (0) attempts to tackle him during the second half of a college football game, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman, WA.

PRO COUGS TRACKER: Watson wins back-to-back Super Bowls, Minshew makes Pro Bowl

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 21, 2024

Jaylen Watson is a back-to-back Super Bowl Champion, Gardner Minshew II rocked out in his first Pro Bowl and multiple Pro Cougs have put themselves on the map in the first two months of 2024. Kansas...

Mahomes has won three Super Bowls and three Super Bowl MVPs in five years.

How the Chiefs Won the Super Bowl and became back-to-back Champions

LEVI COOVERT February 16, 2024

Down 10-3 at the start of the third quarter, Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes threw his first interception of the postseason. The San Francisco 49ers, with the ball and excellent field position, looked like...

Mike Macdonald is the Seahawks innovative new head coach.

Seahawks’ Mike MacDonald makes splash coordinator hires

IBRAHIM DANIEL February 14, 2024

This past week the Seattle Seahawks hired Ryan Grubb, the former University of Washington offensive coordinator. As soon as MacDonald was hired as head coach, connections to Grubb becoming the Hawks offensive...

Taylor Swift has grown the game by going to the game.

Taylor Swift: The NFL’s Anti-Hero

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 11, 2024

Let me guess, you or someone you know insists that they “don’t care about Taylor Swift.”  You may hate that the NFL insists on including her on every Kansas City Chiefs broadcast. You may loathe...

Minshew mania returned in 2024 as Gardner Minshew started a majority of games for the Indianapolis Colts and earned a Pro Bowl nod.

Gardner Minshew competes at NFL Pro Bowl

LEVI COOVERT February 9, 2024

The crazy story of Minshew Mania continued on Feb. 4 when the unlikeliest of players threw passes at the NFL Pro Bowl games. That man, of course, was former WSU QB Gardner Minshew. Although the AFC lost...

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