clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Walk-on punt returner Kaleb Fossum set to transfer to Nevada

Fossum announced on Monday his decision

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Kaleb Fossum, the Sophomore walk-on punt returner at Washington State announced on Twitter on Monday that he will be transferring to the University of Nevada Reno to continue his career. He states in his tweet that he is transferring due to financial reasons.

His time is Crimson and Gray will be most known for returning the first punt for a touchdown for the Cougars since 2005 against California when he took the Bears opening punt 75 yards to the house.

As a freshman in 2015, Fossum held field goals and extra points and was finally given the opportunity to return a kickoff in the Apple Cup when he brought it out 48-yards. The coaches took notice as they had him at that role last season where he had 6 kick returns for 138-yards and 15 punt returns for 151-yards and had one touchdown.

This will not be the last we see of Fossum in Martin Stadium however as the Cougars will host Nevada on September 23rd during week 4 of next season. Alex Marguiles from reports that Fossum will be eligible to play immediately next season for Nevada because he was a walk-on for the Cougars.



Nevada adds Pac-12 transfer Kaleb Fossum | KRNV
According to his Twitter page, Washington State wide receiver Kaleb Fossum is transferring to Nevada.  Fossum will be eligible to play next season for the Wolf Pack because he was a walk on at Wazzou.  The to-be junior has three years to use his final two


Cougar baseball ready to turn over a new leaf | Sports |
Opening day is just four days away for a WSU baseball team looking to prove pundits wrong this spring.

Walker Named To Stopper of the Year Preseason Watch List - | Washington State University Athletics
Washington State junior pitcher Ryan Walker has been named to the preseason watch list for the National Collegiate Baseball Associate Stopper of the Year, the NCBWA announced Monday. The award is given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I Baseball.


WSU’s postseason hopes dim | Sports |
A lack of consistent offense plagued the WSU women’s basketball team in losses to No. 23 Arizona State and Arizona on Friday and Sunday, respectively.


Men’s Golf Travels to Hawaii - | Washington State University Athletics
The Washington State University men's golf team will compete at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate at Lihue, Hawaii, Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 15-17.