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Mike Leach

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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

Xavier Cooper (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

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

Paul James (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Rutgers Rallies In 4th To Beat Cougars 41-38

The Cougars lost a wild 41-38 contest to Rutgers, a game that seemed to be in Washington State’s grasp until the Scarlet Knights recovered a fumbled punt return and put together the game-winning drive in the final minutes.

1090 The Fan–08/29/2014

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

Washington’s Best-Paid State Workers: College Football Coaches

The football coaches at the University of Washington and Washington State University were the best paid state employees in 2013.

CBS Seattle–06/17/2014

Marcus Mason (William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Cougars Fly Past Utes 49-37, Become Bowl Eligible

Connor Halliday threw for 488 yards and four touchdowns as Washington State beat Utah 49-37 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2006.

1090 The Fan–11/23/2013

Safety Deone Bucannon said the end of his college career is, "something I don't want to happen."

19 WSU Seniors Playing Final Home Game Saturday

This year’s senior class is enjoying a season in which the Cougars (5-5, 3-4 Pac-12) are one victory away from qualifying for a bowl game. They host Utah (4-6, 1-6), on Saturday in Pullman.

1090 The Fan–11/20/2013

Mike Leach (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

WSU Extends Leach’s Contract

Washington State has extended the contract of football coach Mike Leach for two years, ensuring he’ll be at the helm through the 2018 season, athletic director Bill Moos said Monday.

1090 The Fan–11/18/2013

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