Thoughts on WSU football’s loss to Stanford

The Cougars were expected to lose this game by a 17 points. Stanford ended up covering the spread, thanks to a late touchdown. While it was a tough game for Cougar fans to watch, it wasn’t all that surprising.

WSU loses a heartbreaker to Cal

Cougar football lost a tough game to Cal. We take a look at Connor Halliday’s record setting night, two big kick returns, and a lot of random stuff in college football’s wacky nightcap.

WSU upset bid against No. 2 Oregon falls short

The Washington State Cougars should have upended No. 2 Oregon in its conference opener. Connor Halliday picked apart the Ducks’ defense, and the Cougar defense picked apart Oregon’s offensive line. But the Cougars couldn’t pull out the win.

Virginia third-string QB Matt Johns steals the show in Charlottesville

No. 7 UCLA’s trip to Charlottesville, Va. was supposed to be a chance for the Bruins to show case the team’s talent and national title inspirations; instead it became the Matt Johns show. The Cavaliers struggled anything to do anything on offense throughout the first half, as their starting QB Greyson Lambert struggled to hold…

Reflecting on the WSU loss to Rutgers

The Cougars took on a beatable Power 5 foe in Seattle, and lost. It was a game that many Cougar faithful, myself included, expected the team to win…and to beat the spread. As CougCenter’s Jeff Collier put it, the defense never really showed up and the offense took a while to get going. This game provided…

FBS football is back; here are three things to watch for on Thursday

The FBS season returned in all of it glory on Wednesday night with an awesomely terrible game between Abilene Christian and Georgia State. While that game was entertaining, it certainly doesn’t do “Opening Day” justice…so that’s what Thursday has become by default; and there is a full slate of games on Thursday that are sure…

The 2014 overall Pac-12 pre-season power rankings

The Pac-12’s North division is arguably its deepest and strongest division, but the Pac-12 South not weak division either. Both divisions are well represented in the pre-season AP top-25 poll (three from the North, and three from the South); both divisions have a good chance of sending four representatives from each division to bowl games….

The 2014 Pac-12 South pre-season power rankings

The Pac-12 South is not nearly as deep as the North, but it is still one of the deepest conference divisions in college football. Last season saw the Arizona State Sun Devils capture the Southern Division crown, and took on the Stanford Cardinal in the Pac-12 Championship game in Tempe, Ariz. ASU ran away with the…