Very special morning to you and yours Coug fans. 9/11 is always a tinted day, but freedom and our beautiful America reign supreme over the amber waves of grain and purple mountain’s majesty. Out here in the Palouse we are able to enjoy it even more than most and I’m ever so Joyful to be a part of this great nation, especially on days like today. Let’s get to some Coug links, beginning with a memory of the Cougars honoring our veterans.
"Dave Minnich stood outside the tunnel. Ahead of him the Martin Stadium field was in view, behind, his energized Cougar Football teammates, waiting to unleash two weeks of pent-up fury.Surrounding him were thousands of cheering fans.Above the din, Minnich, who served in the Marines from 1994 to 1998, heard a member of the WSU ROTC say, “Make us proud.”“That was the last thing I heard and out we went,” Minnich remembers."
"His team lost the game, Lane Kiffin said, so of course there are going to be facets which the Southern California coach wishes his team had handled differently. Or that its coach had approached differently."
"SPOKANE, WASH. — Washington State’s rare victory at Southern California last weekend may be huge in the eyes of fans but coach Mike Leach says his focus has shifted to playing Southern Utah.Leach was asked if last weekend’s 10-7 win at USC was the high point of his coaching career at Washington State so far. He said the high point is always the next game on the schedule."
"PULLMAN, WA – Everyone was expecting a great game when the Washington State Cougars Football team traveled to Southern California this past weekend to take on the USC Trojans, and that’s exactly what they got!"