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01/23/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk is preparing to show NFL teams what he has to offer at the Senior Bowl, and will also be honoring his late teammate, Tyler Hilinski, in doing so.Falk normally wears No. 4 on the football field, as it relates to his jersey, but he’ll be wearing No. 3 in the annual all-star game on Saturday, according to Dan Parr of NFL.com. Hilinski wore No. 3 for the Cougars, and Falk will be honoring him by wearing the same number. He explained why in speaking to reporters on Tuesday.“I felt like it’s what I needed to do,” Falk said. “He needs to be remembered. He was an amazing person, an amazing soul. This guy was one of the most outgoing, bubbly … just a guy you really want to be around. People need to know it.”Not only will Falk be wearing Hilinski’s jersey number on the field, but he also addressed reporters while wearing a white hat with a red No. 3 on the side of it on Tuesday to honor his late teammate. Falk attended a candlelight vigil for Hilinski on Friday, and it’s clear tha
01/23/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Police will not release the suicide note found with Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski when his body was discovered. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins says state law restricts the release of suicide note details only to family members. Ryan Leaf shares advice in wake of Hilinski’s death The chief says his department’s investigation has not revealed any particular motive for suicide. The investigation will remain open pending toxicology results. Police say the 21-year-old Hilinski shot himself in the head with a .223-caliber rifle on Jan. 16 in his apartment. The sophomore quarterback was last seen alive that morning when he dropped a teammate off on campus for class. Police say the rifle belonged to a teammate and that Hilinski took it without the teammate’s knowledge on or before Jan. 12.
01/23/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Police said Tuesday that Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski killed himself with the .223 caliber rifle of a former teammate that was taken without his knowledge.
01/23/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Police said Tuesday that Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski killed himself with a teammate's .223-caliber rifle and that they will not release the suicide note found when his body was discovered.
01/23/2018   Yahoo Cougar Football
Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead of an apparent suicide on Tuesday afternoon. Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski apparently took a former teammate's rifle without his permission and used it to fatally shoot himself last week, according to police in Pullman, Wash
01/23/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Chun’s first day on the job as Washington State’s new, permanent AD will be Feb. 5th. The trip from Boca Raton, Florida to Pullman, Washington, is about as far as one can go in college athletics. From the sunny shores of the Atlantic to the snow-capped hills of the Palouse, it’s quite a change when you’re looking for a new job. Florida Atlantic AD Pat Chun was the first interview of eight semifinalists to come to Pullman and, after more than an hour in front of the search committee, WSU President Kirk Schulz said one member remarked: “I think we’re done.” As it turned out, those other seven interviews were, in fact, unneeded. Pat Chun was formally introduced as the new athletics director of the Washington State Cougars in a Martin Stadium news conference this morning, noting the condition of the department he is taking over is quite good. “The reputation of this place is incredible,” said Chun. “President Schulz’s reputation in college athletics is impeccable. I believe everything is in place right now,
01/23/2018   WSU Football


The Cougars will celebrate Anna Brolin, Rachel Thompson, and Talisa Wibmer in their final meet at Gibb Pool.
01/23/2018   WSU Track


The Cougars will celebrate Anna Brolin, Rachel Thompson, and Talisa Wibmer in their final meet at Gibb Pool.
01/23/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


The Cougars will celebrate Anna Brolin, Rachel Thompson, and Talisa Wibmer in their final meet at Gibb Pool.
01/23/2018   WSU Baseball


The Cougars will celebrate Anna Brolin, Rachel Thompson, and Talisa Wibmer in their final meet at Gibb Pool.
01/23/2018   WSU Athletics


The Cougars will celebrate Anna Brolin, Rachel Thompson, and Talisa Wibmer in their final meet at Gibb Pool.
01/23/2018   WSU Football


The show is live at Zeppoz in Pullman from 6-7 p.m.
01/23/2018   WSU Track


The show is live at Zeppoz in Pullman from 6-7 p.m.
01/23/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


The show is live at Zeppoz in Pullman from 6-7 p.m.
01/23/2018   WSU Baseball


The show is live at Zeppoz in Pullman from 6-7 p.m.
01/23/2018   WSU Athletics


The show is live at Zeppoz in Pullman from 6-7 p.m.
01/23/2018   WSU Football


Natalie Ackerley and Grace Victor will be among the Cougars competing in Albuquerque this weekend.
01/23/2018   WSU Track


Natalie Ackerley and Grace Victor will be among the Cougars competing in Albuquerque this weekend.
01/23/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


Natalie Ackerley and Grace Victor will be among the Cougars competing in Albuquerque this weekend.
01/23/2018   WSU Baseball


Natalie Ackerley and Grace Victor will be among the Cougars competing in Albuquerque this weekend.
01/23/2018   WSU Athletics


Natalie Ackerley and Grace Victor will be among the Cougars competing in Albuquerque this weekend.
01/23/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Forbes will have three years of eligibility remaining. Washington State added another lineman to their 2018 signing class last Saturday when Keenan Forbes officially signed. Out of Everglades High School in Florida, Forbes originally went to Iowa State where he took a redshirt year. The following year he transferred to Coffeyville Community College and played in 11 games. The 6’4” 335-pound lineman is the fourth offensive line recruit to join the Cougars for 2018. During high school he lined up on the outside at tackle but played guard during his time at Coffeyville. He also committed to Iowa State to play guard originally. His ability to play both inside and outside will be a great addition for the Cougars in the coming years. He joins Cade Beresford, Jarrett Kingston, and Syr Riley as the other lineman for this recruiting class. Out of High School, Forbes held offers from Central Florida, Colorado State, Cincinnati and a few others before signing with Iowa State. In 2016 as a three-star lineman he was nam
01/23/2018   WSU Football


The Cougar is the sixth player at WSU under Coach Hart to receive player of the week honors.
01/23/2018   WSU Track


The Cougar is the sixth player at WSU under Coach Hart to receive player of the week honors.
01/23/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


The Cougar is the sixth player at WSU under Coach Hart to receive player of the week honors.
01/23/2018   WSU Baseball


The Cougar is the sixth player at WSU under Coach Hart to receive player of the week honors.
01/23/2018   WSU Athletics


The Cougar is the sixth player at WSU under Coach Hart to receive player of the week honors.
01/22/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
An introductory press conference will be held on Tuesday. The worst kept secret in Washington State Cougars athletics was finally confirmed today, as the university officially announced the hiring of Patrick Chun to replace Bill Moos as director of athletics. There will be a news conference on Tuesday at 11 a.m. to introduce him to the Cougar faithful and the media. “This is a game-changing day for our athletics program,” WSU President Kirk Schulz said via news release. “We were focused on finding a leader with the right blend of experience, vision, and passion to lead Cougar athletics to the next level of success. In Pat, we’re confident we found that person. His achievements in fundraising, boosting the academic success rate of student athletes, and building strong relationships with the community — on- and off-campus — are exemplary.” Chun has been the athletics director for the Florida Atlantic Owls since 2012, and while much of the WSU news release focuses on Chun’s accomplishments in the academic rea
01/22/2018   WSU Football


Patrick Chun becomes the 14th individual to lead Cougar athletics in school history.
01/22/2018   WSU Track


Patrick Chun becomes the 14th individual to lead Cougar athletics in school history.
01/22/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


Patrick Chun becomes the 14th individual to lead Cougar athletics in school history.
01/22/2018   WSU Baseball


Patrick Chun becomes the 14th individual to lead Cougar athletics in school history.
01/22/2018   WSU Athletics


Patrick Chun becomes the 14th individual to lead Cougar athletics in school history.
01/22/2018   WSU Football


The Cougars will host six winter sessions at their academy.
01/22/2018   WSU Track


The Cougars will host six winter sessions at their academy.
01/22/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


The Cougars will host six winter sessions at their academy.
01/22/2018   WSU Baseball


The Cougars will host six winter sessions at their academy.
01/22/2018   WSU Athletics


The Cougars will host six winter sessions at their academy.
01/21/2018   WSU Football


Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks returned to double figures scoring with 19 and 18 points, respectively.
01/21/2018   WSU Track


Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks returned to double figures scoring with 19 and 18 points, respectively.
01/21/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks returned to double figures scoring with 19 and 18 points, respectively.
01/21/2018   WSU Baseball


Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks returned to double figures scoring with 19 and 18 points, respectively.
01/21/2018   WSU Athletics


Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks returned to double figures scoring with 19 and 18 points, respectively.
01/21/2018   WSU Football


The Cougs got to within three late but could not complete the comeback against UW.
01/21/2018   WSU Track


The Cougs got to within three late but could not complete the comeback against UW.
01/21/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


The Cougs got to within three late but could not complete the comeback against UW.
01/21/2018   WSU Baseball


The Cougs got to within three late but could not complete the comeback against UW.
01/21/2018   WSU Athletics


The Cougs got to within three late but could not complete the comeback against UW.
01/21/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk will be taking part in the Senior Bowl next weekend, but he will not be wearing the jersey number he has worn with the Cougars all year. Instead, Falk has chosen to honor his late teammate Tyler Hilinski.Falk has announced that he will wear No. 3 as a tribute to Hilinski, a Wazzu quarterback who took his own life earlier this month. After news surfaced that Hilinski had committed suicide, Falk shared a heartfelt message about how close he was with Hilinski: Hilinkski’s death shocked the Washington State community. He was 21.
01/20/2018   Yahoo Cougar Football
Washington State coach Mike Leach said Saturday there were no outward signs that would have alarmed coaches or teammates before Tyler Hilinski took his own life. A day after an emotional vigil on the Washington State campus that included Hilinski's family and teammates, Leach spoke on a conference
01/20/2018   Yahoo Cougar Football
Tyler Hilinski, Luke Falk’s backup at Washington State the past two seasons, took his own life earlier this week.
01/20/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
The younger brother of Tyler Hilinski shared an emotional message on Twitter Saturday, just a handful of days after the news of the young man’s tragic death became public. Ryan Hilinski gave us some insight into what made his brother so special.“Tyler Hilinski will live on forever,” Ryan Hilinski wrote. “My big brother will live on. He was a brother, a son, a ball player and an excellent student. He was so many great things. He loved playing video games with his friends and brothers late at night. He loved smiling and going to practice. He loved everyone.”Ryan also bared his own soul, sharing the pain and confusion he and his family are dealing with at this time.“There are so many unanswered questions and right now we can only look to our God above for answers. Words cannot describe the pain being felt throughout my family. From what I know there wasn’t a soul that didn’t love Tyler. He was also the first soul that didn’t love Tyler. He was also the first one on the field getting everyone hyped up for practic
01/20/2018   WSU Football


Ja'Maun Charles won the men's 60m dash with a time of 6.85 seconds.
01/20/2018   WSU Track


Ja'Maun Charles won the men's 60m dash with a time of 6.85 seconds.
01/20/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


Ja'Maun Charles won the men's 60m dash with a time of 6.85 seconds.
01/20/2018   WSU Baseball


Ja'Maun Charles won the men's 60m dash with a time of 6.85 seconds.
01/20/2018   WSU Athletics


Ja'Maun Charles won the men's 60m dash with a time of 6.85 seconds.
01/20/2018   WSU Football


Cougars sweep Saturday nightcap by winning all matches in straight sets.
01/20/2018   WSU Track


Cougars sweep Saturday nightcap by winning all matches in straight sets.
01/20/2018   WSU Men's Basketball


Cougars sweep Saturday nightcap by winning all matches in straight sets.
01/20/2018   WSU Baseball


Cougars sweep Saturday nightcap by winning all matches in straight sets.
01/20/2018   WSU Athletics


Cougars sweep Saturday nightcap by winning all matches in straight sets.
01/20/2018   Yahoo Cougar Football
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State Football added offensive lineman Keenan Forbes to the 2018 Signing Class, head coach Mike Leach announced Saturday. Forbes (6-4, 335) played the 2017 season at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kan. where he appeared in all 11 games. The Miami, Fla. native
01/19/2018   Yahoo Cougar Football
I don't have any words to describe the pictures from last night's candlelight vigil held just outside Martin Stadium for Tyler Hilinski. I wasn't there, and if you were, thank you. A post shared by WSU Cougars (@wsucougars_com) on Jan 19, 2018 at 4:50pm PST Links The WSU community comes out
01/19/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
Who: Colorado Buffaloes vs. Washington Huskies Where: Coors Event Center - Boulder, Colorado When: 4:00 p.m. MT TV: Pac-12 Network Radio: AM 850 KOA UW Blog: UW Dawg Pound Line: Colorado - 6 Welcome to the Ralphie Report as the Colorado Buffaloes get ready to take on the Washington Huskies at the Coors
01/19/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
An early look at the Pac-12 heading into 2018; will Bryce Love be able to lead a Heisman run while carrying Stanford to a College Football Playoff berth?
01/18/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
When Washington State tackle Cole Madison takes the field for the Senior Bowl, he will be honoring late teammate and friend Tyler Hilinski with a sticker on his helmet. It’s a nice gesture on Madison’s part. Hopefully the extras he’s bringing go to good use in Mobile, as well.Hilinski was found dead on Tuesday at the age of 21. On Thursday, his death was officially ruled a suicide.His unfortunate death has been a big talking point of the college football world with former Washington State quarterbacks Drew Bledsoe and Ryan Leaf among the many to comment.
01/17/2018   Yahoo Cougar Football
'That was a great win for us. A lot of guys contributed so you take any win like that'
01/17/2018   Yahoo Cougar Football
Associated Press When Dr. Brian Hainline learned about the apparent suicide of another college athlete, it hit hard. Again. No, he didn't know Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski. But he's heard such stories far too often. The NCAA's first chief medical officer has coped with friends
01/16/2018   Yahoo! Cougar Basketball
Tyler Hilinski, a quarterback for the Washington State Cougars who was poised to take the reigns of the program next season, died Tuesday of an apparent suicide. He was 21 years old. A Pullman PD release said that after Hilinski didn't show up for a team workout, police investigated and found him
01/16/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Washington State Cougars redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead on Tuesday after committing suicide, Pullman Police said in a statement.Hilinksi did not show up at practice on Tuesday, which prompted a welfare check on the quarterback by police officers. When they arrived at his apartment, they found the quarterback dead of a gunshot wound to the head. Police recovered a shotgun and suicide note from the scene. Hilinski was a record-breaking passer at Upland High School before attending Washington State. He saw action in 11 games during his career, going 154 of 209 for 1,421 yards, nine touchdowns and eight interceptions.Hilinski’s brother Kelly played quarterback at Columbia, while brother Ryan is a high school QB in Orange County, Calif.Ryan sent the following tweet about the matter: One of Hilinksi’s high school teammates, UCLA LB Josh Woods, sent the following tweet:
01/16/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
The Hotline will state it front, center and unequivocally, even if few want to hear it and even fewer believe it: Washington represents the Pac-12's best hope, by far, for reaching the College Football Playoff next season. We'll stake out that ground now — not because it's seven-and-a-half
01/15/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
With the departure of physical specimen Saquon Barkley to the NFL, and Joe Moorhead to Mississippi State, what will new offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne have to work with in 2018? Quarterback Just like last year, there will be no debate about who will be leading Penn State in 2018. Trace McSorley is
01/15/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
New UCLA coach Chip Kelly will see the talent in his quarterback room take a massive leap forward right away in 2018. Washington graduate transfer quarterback K.J. Carta-Samuels told CBS Sports on Monday that he will enroll in UCLA in the spring and be immediately eligible to play the 2018 season for
01/15/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
Height | 6-1 Weight | 195 Class | Senior A quick-twitch athlete with a knack for stretching the field, Pettis is one of the most explosive receivers in this year's draft. A crisp route runner with the ability to change direction effortlessly, Pettis suffered from bad quarterback play for the majority
01/15/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
Star Washington running back Myles Gaskin, No. 2 on the Huskies career rushing list, will return for his senior season, he announced Sunday on Twitter. With 4,055 rushing yards in 40 career games, Gaskin will enter the 2018 season needing 52 to pass Napoleon Kaufman's program record of 4,106 set
01/15/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
With 4,055 rushing yards in three seasons, Gaskin will enter the 2018 season needing only 52 to pass Napoleon McCallum's program record.
01/14/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
Washington star running back Myles Gaskin will return to school for his senior season rather than enter the NFL draft. Gaskin announced his decision in a brief statement on Twitter on Sunday night, the day before the NFL deadline for eligible underclassmen to declare for the draft. Gaskin was expected
01/13/2018   Yahoo! Cougar Basketball
Robert Franks scored 25 of his 34 points in the second half, breaking a program record for 3-pointers made in a single game, and Washington State cruised to a 78-53 win over California on Saturday. Washington State (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12) finally got back in the win column after dropping its first four in
01/13/2018   Yahoo! Cougar Basketball
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks scored 25 of his 34 points in the second half, breaking a program record for 3-pointers made in a single game, and Washington State cruised to a 78-53 win over California on Saturday. Washington State (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12) finally got back in the win column after dropping
01/12/2018   Yahoo! Cougar Basketball
DaveHax is back with another dapper life hack video where he demonstrates how to quickly tie a tie, without putting it on, and make the perfect knot. Perfect for formal wear and looking smart.
01/11/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
Former Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich is headed to the NFL. The Chicago Bears have hired Helfrich to be offensive coordinator, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.  Helfrich will be coaching two of his former Oregon players, offensive linemen Kyle Long and Hroniss Grasu.  "Beyond excited and thrilled
01/09/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
It looks like Jacob Eason’s time at Georgia has come to an end.
01/06/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
Wyoming product Josh Allen, a potential top pick in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft, is expected to accept an invite to the Senior Bowl, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Friday. One of the premier pre-draft events, the Senior Bowl is a week-long event in which practices are just as important as the actual game itself. Allen will be competing against some of the top upperclassmen who are headed to the NFL, which will give coaches and scouts a better idea of his qualifications at the next level.Playing at Wyoming, Allen’s level of competition was rarely top notch. Which is problematic after his 2017 campaign in which he really did not shine. Allen finished his final season for the Cowboys completing just 56.3 percent of his passes for 1,812 yards with 16 touchdowns and six interceptions.It’s been reported that the Cleveland Browns are seriously hot on Allen right now and could take him at the top of the draft. He’ll be on the same field as Heisman winner Baker Mayfield at the Senior Bowl, along with Mason Rudolph, L
01/05/2018   Yahoo! Washington Football
Former University of Washington linebacker Azeem Victor has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge, according to King County District Court records. The case is set to go to a jury trail May 30. Victor, 22, was suspended indefinitely by UW coach Chris Petersen after his Nov. 12 arrest. Victor was driving
01/01/2018   Yardbarker Washington State
USC was forced to play without its best offensive weapon for the majority of Sunday’s game against Washington State, as Chimezie Metu was ejected from the game for putting a cheap shot on one of his opponents.Metu went to close out on Washington State’s Carter Skaggs in the first half of the game, and attempted to sneak in a shot to the groin in doing so. Metu was hit with a Flagrant-2 foul and promptly ejected from the game. He finished with seven points, but the Trojans still managed to roll to a 89-71 victory.
12/31/2017   Yardbarker Washington State
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk reportedly broke the wrist of his non-throwing arm way back in Week 2 and played through the injury all year long.Per 247 Sports, Falk was trying to wait until after the season to have necessary surgery done on the wrist. Unfortunately for him and the Cougars, “worsening mobility in the wrist required he undergo the procedure approximately two weeks ago in order to prevent the threat of long-term problems, two sources close to the program tell Cougfan.com.”It wasn’t reported, but Falk wore a cast on his left wrist, which was then covered by a glove, all season long.“The cast was cut off after each game so reporters in the post-game media gatherings wouldn’t inquire. WSU doesn’t comment on player injuries during the season — or after the season, as Mike Leach’s combative post-Holiday Bowl media conference showed — and the extent of Falk’s BSU-sustained injury was never made public.”This is a pretty huge story, especially considering Falk’s final season at Washington State
12/29/2017   Yahoo! Washington Football
The 2017-18 college football bowl season is in full swing, with one prestigious New Year's Six bowl already in the books and another set to start in a few hours when the No. 11 Washington Huskies take on the No. 9 Penn State Nittany Lions in the 2017 Fiesta Bowl. The action should pick up right where