HOT COUGAR ACTION: More Links From WSU's Week One Win

If you looked through the play-by-play of a Washington State game during the past three years, the term "loss of" would become very repetitive. Rushed for a loss of XX yards, sacked for a loss of XX yards. It was everywhere. Even in their win against Oregon State last year, WSU lost yardage on ten plays.

If you search the play-by-play from Saturday's win, the only time you will see "loss of" will be on Idaho State plays. No sacks, no negative rushing plays. Pretty amazing when you think about it.

Another interesting note from the final stats, freshman Marcus Mason, not Rickey Galvin or Logowone Mitz led the Cougars in rushing. This leads me right into the Monday morning trivia question. Who was the last true freshman to lead WSU in rushing in the first game of the season?

WSU Football

Wulff talks about ISU and beyond - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Sept. 4, 2011
Paul Wulff held his day-after – or, to be more accurate, evening-after – press conference today and we'll share everything we didn't put in our story. Read on.

Cougs enjoy foreign land – a happy locker room | WSU Cougars - The News Tribune
PULLMAN – The Washington State locker room was a strange place to be Saturday afternoon.

Cougars | Washington State football happy to be 1-0 for first time in six years | Seattle Times Newspaper
PULLMAN — For the first time in six years, Washington State will take a 1-0 record into the football season's second game.

Husky Football | Depth was an issue on opening weekend | Pac-12 in perspective | Seattle Times Newspaper
In the Pac-12, or in just about any high level of football, it's not just about the stars, or the starters, it's often about the depth. It was tested on the opening weekend of 2011, and will be again.

Another Look at Pac-12 Expansion

Commentary: Beavers, Cougars big losers in Pac-16 | The Columbian
Yet while the increased revenue would help the small-market schools of Oregon State and Washington State in relation to athletic programs in other leagues, it would move them further down the pecking order in their own conference.

Jim Moore Return of the Drill

Of Strippers, Huskies, and the Drill - Jim Moore
The Drill returns with a wonderful Husky rant.

A First Look at UNLV

Beleaguered defense takes shine off Rebels' strides on offense - Sports - ReviewJournal.com
UNLV coach Bobby Hauck isn't willing to accept the notion the Rebels must win high-scoring games if they are to experience success.

WSU Athletics Video of the Day

Wulff One-on-One Interview! (via WSUCougarAthletics)

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