Arizona State dominated Washington State’s usually-prolific offense and its quarterbacks combined for six touchdowns, helping the Sun Devils roll over the Cougars 46-7 Saturday to become bowl eligible in their fifth attempt.
Washington State President Elson Floyd has called for a review of claims of abusive behavior by coach Mike Leach and his staff toward players by wide receiver Marquess Wilson.
Washington State star receiver Marquess Wilson was suspended on Monday for an unspecified violation of team rules.
Earlier this season Washington State coach Mike Leach called some of his seniors empty corpses. After losing 49-6 to Utah on Saturday, he said, “That could have been a zombie convention out there.”
Washington Cougars head coach Mike Leach told reporters that some of the seniors on the football squad are zombie-like and go through the motions.
Oregon hits the road for the first time this season, but it remains to be seen how much the Ducks trip to Seattle is truly a road game. Thousands of Oregon fans are expected to make the trip north for the matchup.
Eastern Washington nearly knocked off a second FBS team this season. Washington State barely hung on to beat Eastern Washington 24-20 on Saturday, as the Cougars had to knock down a final pass in the end zone to ensure the victory.
Brigham Young’s defense was tired of watching film and sick of hearing about Mike Leach’s vaunted Air Raid attack. “It’s a slap in the face,” linebacker Brandon Ogletree said. “We were a Top 15 defense last year and I don’t want to hear about how we should be scared of anybody.”