Latest Nick Rolovich News

Dickert introduced as Wash St football coach; 3-2 as interim

Dec. 02, 2021 20:51 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jake Dickert was introduced Thursday as the new head football coach at Washington State and vowed to “bring the Pac-12 championship back here to Pullman, Washington.” Dickert was elevated last week from interim coach after the Cougars pounded...

AP Top 25 Takeaways Harbaugh's breakthrough; Harsin's miscue

Nov. 28, 2021 01:56 AM EST

Jim Harbaugh has always been a good coach. Now he's a good coach who has finally beaten Ohio State. No. 6 Michigan vanquished the Buckeyes on Saturday, ending a losing streak that has defined the program and its coach. ...

Washington State removes interim tag, names Dickert coach

Nov. 27, 2021 23:12 PM EST

Washington State removed the interim tag and named Jake Dickert head coach Saturday night after he led the Cougars to a 3-2 record following the firing of Nick Rolovich. Momentum had been growing for Dickert to get the job permanently and his candidacy was capped with an...

Washington State pummels Washington 40-13 in Apple Cup

Nov. 27, 2021 00:51 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Travell Harris rode on the shoulders of the crimson fans that engulfed the field. Jayden de Laura waived a version of Ol' Crimson before spiking the unmistakable flag into the turf field. Even Butch, the Washington State mascot, took his turn crowd...

Wazzu looks to snap Apple Cup losing streak vs. Washington

Nov. 25, 2021 14:09 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The third week of October is when it could have all fallen apart at Washington State. There were easy built-in reasons and explanations if the Cougars had crumbled at that point of the season. Instead, their resolve became their strength. The Cougars were...

Pac-12's head coach vacancies are likely to grow

Nov. 23, 2021 18:50 PM EST

There have been 14 coaching changes at the FBS level this season. Three of those were in the Pac-12, with Washington, Washington Sate and USC all dismissing their coaches in the midst of the regular season. And there's reason to believe that number could grow before the...

Coaching stability separates Big Ten from other conferences

Nov. 23, 2021 17:09 PM EST

Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck sees the rampant coaching turnover going on this season and feels grateful about his relative security. “There are a lot of things going on around the country, coaches who had great years last year that don’t have jobs now a year later,”...

Interim coaches Dickert, Gregory lead way for this Apple Cup

Nov. 23, 2021 14:25 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When Jake Dickert stepped into the role of interim head coach at Washington State, it was the beginning of a six-week interview in the midst of chaos. When Bob Gregory stepped into the same role for Washington, it was serving as a stopgap for the final...

Washington State bowl eligible after thumping Arizona 44-18

Nov. 20, 2021 01:37 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Max Borghi rushed for a career-high 139 yards and two touchdowns in the last home game of his career, Travell Harris and Calvin Jackson Jr. each had two touchdown receptions, and Washington State became bowl eligible with a 44-18 win over Arizona on Friday night. ...

Washington State on cusp of bowl eligibility hosting Arizona

Nov. 18, 2021 15:55 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Considering the turmoil of its season, Washington State being on the cusp of bowl eligibility is a rather significant achievement. The Cougars would like to see a bowl trip become reality. Washington State needs only one win...