HOT COUGAR ACTION: 15 Weeks Until Football

With yesterday's official news that the opener against BYU will move to Thursday and be broadcast on ESPN, we are now exactly 15 weeks from football. To be even more precise, at the time this posts, we will be 151,995 minutes away from Cougar football.

Now, the question becomes how will you spend the next 9,119,700 seconds? Here are just a few things you could do to keep you busy until kickoff.

Finally, depending on how fast you read, you could re-read every comment from our 24-hour signing day chat roughly 422 times.

Football

Bledsoe: From the gridiron to the vineyard
Washington State University’s football team has a new head coach, his name is Mike Leach. Bledsoe and Canzano have a spirited discussion on the hiring of Mike Leach and how it’s been tough for Drew to live in Bend, OR being a Cougar and dealing with the surrounding fans of the Ducks and Beavers.

Mike Leach era at WSU to start on a Thursday night - Spokesman.com - May 16, 2012
The hiring of coach Mike Leach continues to pay dividends for the Washington State football program.

The Reach of Leach: WSU-BYU game moved up for ESPN | Pac-12 Confidential | The Seattle Times
Washington State had hoped to make a splash with its hire of Mike Leach as football coach last fall, and the Cougars no doubt would tell you today: So far, so good.

ESPN to Televise Football Game at BYU - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State's 2012 season-opening football game at Brigham Young University has been moved to Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 and will be televised nationally on ESPN.

Basketball

Cougars Add Australian Big Man James Hunter - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - James Hunter (Sydney, Australia/Gillette College-Wyo.) has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete with the Washington State University men's basketball team beginning next season, head coach Ken Bone announced Wednesday.

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