The college football regular season isn't over yet, but we've officially reached the silly season off the field. Dozens of coaches will be fired and hired over the next few weeks, some moving on to bigger jobs and others looking for work. That could include a few names who have spent some time in Pullman.
Which leads to today's trivia question.
Q: Name the two current FBS head coaches who were assistant or graduate assistant coaches at WSU earlier in their career.
The New York Times wrote an interesting story on the growth of the Pac-12, focusing on the television deal and the resulting construction around the conference. It's an interesting read and WSU is featured predominantly.
Television Revenue Fuels a Construction Boom in the Pac-12 - NYTimes.com
Bill Moos works in sleepy Pullman, Wash., a speck on the map near the Idaho border, but outside, on Washington State’s campus, it can sound lately more like central Hong Kong. Drills buzz and hammers pound and shovels clank.
Pac-12 football bowl projections: Week 14 - ESPN
Then the intrigue is about Arizona, Washington State and Oregon State. Among those three, the Beavers rate third, and we feel they are the most likely to be left out -- due to a five-game losing streak to end the season.
Washington appears headed to the Fight Hunger Bowl, and Washington State could end up in the New Mexico Bowl, but several remaining games could shake up the road map to bowl games.
St. Joe's tops Washington State
Ronald Roberts Jr. came to the HP Field House at ESPN's Wide World of Sports ready to play Sunday.
Cougars Fall to St. Joseph's, 72-67 - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Ronald Roberts scored 21 points and St. Joseph's beat Washington State 72-67 Sunday in the fifth-place game at the Old Spice Classic.