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On Wednesday it was widely reported that Washington State defensive end Kalafitoni Pole would not play in the New Mexico Bowl and had been sent home.
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Significant news developments are usually hard to come by two days before a bowl game, but Washington State coach Mike Leach had a surprising announcement Thursday afternoon after the Cougars' final practice for the New Mexico Bowl.
'Tis the season of interim coaches, player gifts, weeks between games, goofy title sponsor names and some half-empty stadiums.
One of my favorite times of the year is upon us as bowl games give the opportunity for 35 teams to head into the offseason on a positive note.
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-Washington State defensive end Kalafitoni Pole is academically ineligible and will not play in the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, The Spokesman-Review learned Wednesday evening.
Let's see: Jobs more expendable than running back in Mike Leach's passing offense? Espresso vendor on Waikiki, perhaps? Ski-area developer in Kansas? Fortunately for Marcus Mason, Washington State's junior back, it's not nearly so simple.
The Washington State football team will be given the royal treatment in Albuquerque this week, with a host of welcome events scheduled for the players by their host, the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.
PULLMAN Washington State senior safety Deone Bucannon was named an First-Team All-American by the Associated Press, announced Tuesday.
Gildan New Mexico Bowl: The Cougars are making their 11th bowl appearance, and first since the 2003 Holiday Bowl when they defeated No.
Washington State safety Deone Bucannon was named to the Associated Press' All-America first team on Tuesday, making him the only college football player in the state to make the elite team.
Washington State's high-powered aerial attack -- the Cougars rank fourth nationally in passing yards per game and first in attempts -- should be able to exploit Colorado State's suspect pass defense, which has allowed an average of 7.9 yards per attempt .
Washington State didn't just achieve a 6-6 record and earn its first bowl invitation since 2003 in Mike Leach's second year as coach, it did so despite playing a brutal schedule, the nation's eighth toughest, according to ESPN's Stats & Info .
Washington State quarterback Jeff Tuel is sacked by Washington's Andrew Hudson in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Pullman, Wash.
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It may have came during a blowout but there might not be a better play in 2013 than Rick Smith's juggling touchdown catch in terms of pure awe-factor.