WSU Cougars Newsletter


Ex-WSU defensive back Jordan Simone clicks with Arizona State

For a year Jordan Simone stood in the stands watching the Sun Devils play like any regular student, trying to convince those around him that, yes, he actually was a member of the team.

Cougars: Competition fierce among WSU defensive players

Nobody’s starting job is safe at Washington State, though Wilson High grad Xavier Cooper is one of the few Cougars to start every game on defense...

Washington State defensive tackle Xavier Cooper, left, a graduate of Wilson High School, has started every game for the Cougars this season. He’s one of the few defensive players to do so as competition for starting spots can change each week.

Washington State’s Falk has had quick rise to starting QB

Forced into action because of starting quarterback Connor Halliday’s broken leg, the redshirt freshman acquitted himself well against USC

Redshirt freshman quarterback Luke Falk (4), who will start in place of injured Connor Halliday on Saturday against Oregon State, will face the Beavers’ top-10 nationally ranked pass defense.

Washington State defense to key on run versus USC

The Cougars have struggled against good rushing opponents this season, allowing 4.86 yards per rush on designed runs and quarterback scrambles. Expect WSU’s defense to devote a lot of energy to slowing down Javorius Allen.

Expect scoring — and lots of it — in WSU, Arizona matchup

There’s fast — and then there’s Arizona vs. Washington State fast.

Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon has 2,136 yards and 15 touchdowns through the air this season. The redshirt freshman has led the Wildcats to a 5-1 start and a No. 15 ranking.