Even at 2-1 Washington State Not Satisfied - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Washington State Football

Even at 2-1 Washington State Not Satisfied

Ioane Gauta said he isn't satisfied with a 2-1 record (Photo: SWX) Ioane Gauta said he isn't satisfied with a 2-1 record (Photo: SWX)
PULLMAN, Wash. -

Washington State begins the Pac-12 portion of their schedule Saturday with probably the best team they could possibly face, given the situation: Colorado.

The Buffaloes were blown out by Fresno State last week. They have yet to earn a win this season. But that doesn't mean Washington State is taking Colorado lightly. Everyone says they expect Colorado to bring their "A" game this weekend – a weekend that just happens to be Homecoming in Pullman.

"I think we'll go into this game just like we do every other one," said quarterback Connor Halliday. "Like what coach says: respect all, fear none... If you go into any game thinking you're going to blow someone out you're going to come out flat."

Yes, the Cougars have a winning record three games into the season. But…

"We're not satisfied," said defensive lineman Ioane Gauta. "We still want to win. So, we're excited right now. We're excited for this week to happen."

Gametime on Saturday is 1 p.m. (PT), and about 2,400 tickets were still available as of mid-week, according to WSU.

On Friday, the Homecoming Pep Rally and Bonfire takes place at the intersection of Colorado St. and Stadium Way at 6 p.m. The live music and cheer squads start their shows at 7.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Washington St.WSUMore>>

  • WSU picked to finish 3rd in Pac-12 North

    WSU picked to finish 3rd in Pac-12 North

    The Cougars finished 2nd in the Pac-12 North last season.The Cougars finished 2nd in the Pac-12 North last season.

    The Cougars finished second in the Pac-12 North last season, posting a 7-2 conference record and 8-5 overall record. WSU's season was highlighted by an eight-game winning streak, their longest since 1930.

    >>

    The Cougars finished second in the Pac-12 North last season, posting a 7-2 conference record and 8-5 overall record. WSU's season was highlighted by an eight-game winning streak, their longest since 1930.

    >>
  • Luke Falk named to Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list

    Luke Falk named to Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list

    Courtesy: Washington State AthleticsCourtesy: Washington State Athletics

    Falk is one of 40 players, including five from the Pac-12 Conference, named to the watch list for the nation's fourth-oldest individual college football accolade. Falk was a semifinalist for the award last season.

    >>

    Falk is one of 40 players, including five from the Pac-12 Conference, named to the watch list for the nation's fourth-oldest individual college football accolade. Falk was a semifinalist for the award last season.

    >>
  • Jamal Morrow named to Doak Walker Award watch list

    Jamal Morrow named to Doak Walker Award watch list

    Courtesy: Washington State AthleticsCourtesy: Washington State Athletics

    Morrow was among the 61 players and one of ten Pac-12 Conference players named to the watch list for the award given annually to the best running back in college football.

    >>

    Morrow was among the 61 players and one of ten Pac-12 Conference players named to the watch list for the award given annually to the best running back in college football.

    >>