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WSU reveals uniform combo vs. Houston Cougars

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It’s a new combination we haven’t seen before.

Washington State v Utah
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 11: Daniel Ekuale #90 of the Washington State Cougars gestures after a first half stop against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on November 11, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)
Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images

It’s not often we get a uniform combination we haven’t seen before, but that’s exactly what we’re going to get on Friday when the Washington State Cougars travel to Texas to face the Houston Cougars.

We at CougCenter, when guessing the combination, figured they’d go with the all-whites for the national-TV broadcast on ESPN because it’s such a sharp look, but this is an excellent twist on that combo. WSU has come close to this look before, having worn anthracite helmets with a white jersey and anthracite pants on the road against the Utah Utes in 2017.

Washington State v Utah Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images

This, as in that game, will provide a nice uniform contrast to the red Coogs. You might also remember that the game against the Utes went very, very well, as the defense harassed Utah into a plethora of turnovers. WSU, of course, will be facing another dangerous dual-threat QB on Friday in D’Eriq King — hopefully there’s some mojo in this combination.

This marks the third different combination this season: