Mike Leach

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Washington State’s Halliday Breaks Record In Loss To Arizona

The Wildcats scored 24 straight points in the first quarter and beat Washington State 59-37 on Saturday

1090 The Fan–10/26/2014

Connor Halliday (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Washington State Heads Into Bye Looking For Maturity

Washington State (2-5, 1-3 Pac-12) has had 23 players make their college football debuts this season, and starts three freshmen in the secondary

1090 The Fan–10/14/2014

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Washington State Dismisses Special Teams Coach

Washington State coach Mike Leach has dismissed special teams coordinator Eric Russell after Saturday’s 60-59 loss to California in which the Cougars gave up back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns

1090 The Fan–10/06/2014

Isiah Myers is tackled by Darius White (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Despite Record Night For Halliday, Bears Beat Cougars 60-59

A week after beating Colorado 59-56 in double overtime, California held on to beat Washington State 60-59 on Saturday in a game in which WSU quarterback Connor Halliday broke the NCAA passing record.

1090 The Fan–10/06/2014

Washington State Cougars head coach Mike Leach (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Washington State Escapes Utah With 28-27 Victory

Washington State rallied from a three touchdown deficit to beat Utah 28-27 on Saturday night largely because the Utes showcased many of the same problems that have plagued them since entering the Pac-12. The offense could not make plays in crunch time and the defense could not get enough stops when the game was on the line.

1090 The Fan–09/29/2014

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Washington State Falls Short Against No. 2 Oregon

Underdog Washington State almost beat No. 2 Oregon on Saturday, but Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday was not impressed

1090 The Fan–09/21/2014

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Cougars Treating No. 2 Oregon Like Any Other Foe

Hard work is what the Cougars can expect when they host Oregon and Heisman contender Marcus Mariota on Saturday night in Pullman. The Ducks (3-0) have beaten their first three opponents by a combined score of 156-54, including a Michigan State team that came into its game with Oregon boasting a fearsome defense. Washington State, meanwhile, staggers into its Pac-12 opener at 1-2.

1090 The Fan–09/18/2014

Connor Halliday  (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Cougars Too Much For Vikings, Get First Win Of Season

Connor Halliday, the nation’s leading passer, threw for 544 yards and six touchdowns as Washington State beat Portland State 59-21.

1090 The Fan–09/13/2014

Mike Leach (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Halliday’s Two Picks Doom Cougars In 24-13 Loss

Nevada (2-0) intercepted Connor Halliday twice and held the Cougars (0-2) to one touchdown Friday night as the Wolf Pack came away with a 24-13 victory for just their third win against a Pac-12 team in the last 10 years.

1090 The Fan–09/08/2014

Mike Leach (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Cougars Make Adjustments Heading Into Nevada Game

Washington State’s defense gave up a long touchdown pass on Rutger’s first play from scrimmage last week, and coaches have decided to shake up the inexperienced secondary. Defensive backs Tracy Clark and Teondray Caldwell are no longer in the starting lineup. Charleston White and Darius Lemora will start instead.

09/05/2014

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