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.
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: