HOT COUGAR ACTION: Wrapping Up The 2012 MLB Draft

The 2012 MLB draft wraps up today with the final 25 rounds. Two WSU players were drafted yesterday and a couple more could hear their names called today.

Taylor Ard and Derek Jones were selected yesterday, which Jeff covered here and here. WSU athletics posted videos of Ard and Jones discussing being drafted. Jones has a very cool line near the end about wanting to become a millionaire so he can give back to WSU just like the alums before him gave back

Taylor Ard Drafted (via WSUCougarAthletics)

Derek Jones Drafted (via WSUCougarAthletics)

The draft continues today at 9 am.m PT with coverage here.

Football

After Cougar Coach Mike Leach Sacks a Real Bear, Question is Whether it Was Fair Game - Seattle News - The Daily Weekly
His teams win twice as often as they lose, so we know Washington State's Mike Leach is a proven football coach. But is he a sportsman? And is killing a bear sport?

Baseball

WSU's Ard and Jones, UW's Lamb selected in MLB draft | Baseball | Tri-City Herald
The Seattle Mariners drafted Washington State University first baseman Taylor Ard on Tuesday, part of a solid draft day thus far for Northwest athletes.

Derek Jones Drafted by the Colorado Rockies - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
SECAUCUS, N.J. - Washington State University outfielder Derek Jones was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft Tuesday.

Taylor Ard Drafted by the Seattle Mariners - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
SECAUCUS, N.J. - Washington State University first baseman Taylor Ard was the seventh round selection of the Seattle Mariners in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft Tuesday.

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