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The recent history of WSU football in the NFL playoffs

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The college football season comes to an end on Monday with the National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson. But, that hardly means the end of conversations about WSU football. The NFL playoffs are just starting, and both signing day and the NFL Draft are around the corner.

There will be plenty of action in the coming weeks with Cougars playing, Cougars going and new Cougars coming. With that in mind, let’s see how well you remember the recent history of WSU football alumni in the NFL Playoffs.

Q1: Who was the last WSU player to play in a NFL playoff game?

Q2: Who was the last WSU player to win a NFL playoff game?

Q3: Who was the last former WSU coach/assistant coach to serve as the head coach of a NFL team in the playoffs?

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Women’s basketball:

Huge Second Half Leads The Cougs Past USC, 74-57 - WSUCougars.com | Washington State University Athletics
Alexys Swedlund poured in a career-best 22 points while freshman Chanelle Molina and senior Ivana Kmetovska added 16 a piece as the Washington State women's basketball team cruised to an impressive 74-57 win over Southern California on Sunday afternoon at Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (8-8, 3-2 Pac-12) won their third-straight conference contest while handing the Trojans (10-5, 1-3 Pac-12) their third-straight defeat.

USC Women See Lead Slip Away In 74-57 Loss At WSU - University of Southern California Official Athletic Site
The Official Athletic Site of the University of Southern California - The USC womens basketball team suffered several cold snaps in the second half to slide out of reach of host Washington State today in Pullman. The Trojans led by one at halftime but wound up with a 74-57 loss to the Cougars. USC goes to 10-5 overall and 1-3 in Pac-12 play with the loss. Washington State improves to 8-8, 3-2 after a weekend sweep.

Football:

Most Disappointing Bowl Performances – GET MORE SPORTS
Doing nothing on offense against a depleted opponent represents a profound embarrassment for head coach Mike Leach. Washington State had a good season, but it should have been even better than it was.