Week 5 of Cougar football has arrived

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WSU will take on Stanford in a matter of hours, but we have some links to pass the time until then.

Cougar Football Saturday has arrived, but before we get to the game, there is the news a former WSU football player is suing the the university, the athletic department and former head coach Paul Wulff.

Timothy Hodgdon a former reserve offensive linemen filed a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging he suffered three concussions while participating in football activities at WSU. The suit says he now suffers from short-term and long-term memory loss as a result.

A spokesman for WSU said they have not received the full details, but take these matters very seriously. I'm sure we'll hear more about this in the coming weeks and months.

As far as the game, here are some links to keep you occupied until kickoff.

Football:

Victory over No. 5 Stanford would be big in many ways for WSU - Spokesman.com - Sept. 28, 2013
SEATTLE – A victory for Washington State’s football team over No. 5 Stanford on Saturday would signal more than just an upset over one of the nation’s best teams.

Stanford Daily | Stanford football looks to shut down Wazzu air raid
Stanford doesn’t have fond memories of CenturyLink Field: the one-hoppers from Josh Nunes, the drop by Ty Montgomery, the game-sealing offside penalty committed by Ben Gardner. Three hundred sixty-five days ago on that Thursday night in Seattle, less than two weeks after Stanford had upset then-No. 2 USC, unranked Washington brought the Cardinal back down to earth in a stunning 17-13 victory.

Stanford Daily | Stanford football back and forth: Washington State
In advance of Saturday’s football game between Stanford and Washington State, The Daily’s David Cohn chatted with Nate Hanson, the radio sports director of the Cougars’ student radio station, KUGR, to get perspective from both camps.

WSU football: Feisty Cougars look to spring an upset on Stanford - Pacific Takes
What are the most notable changes you've seen with WSU between last year and this year? How have they improved? Where have they struggled?

Seattle Game Travel Information - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
If you're traveling I-90 and over Snoqualmie Pass for The Seattle Game this weekend, please read the important traffic information from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) website. Follow the WSDOT and its Seattle Traffic account on Twitter for the latest information and updates.

Stanford has challenge in resurgent Washington St. - SFGate
Mike Leach always finds his way into the middle of the fray.

Wulff, WSU sued by former Cougars football player - Spokesman.com - Sept. 28, 2013
A 23-year-old former reserve offensive lineman at Washington State University has sued the university and former football coach Paul Wulff, alleging he suffered three concussions while participating in football activities at the school, including "helmet-less practices," the suit states.

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