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Despite entering his name in the NCAA transfer portal last week, Washington State’s Skyler Thomas will stay put this fall and finish his college career with the Cougars.
On Monday, Washington State lost one of its top offensive players to the transfer portal.
Heading into Saturday’s games, Washington State’s defense ranked 10th in the Pac-12 in total defense at 447.6 yards per game allowed.
The “Speed D” moniker that was birthed under the Alex Grinch regime at Washington State is still used as a rallying cry for the Cougars’ defense, even as the old defensive coordinator has moved on, first to Columbus, Ohio, and then to Norman, Oklahoma.
Mike Leach hinted Monday afternoon that Washington State would look into personnel changes for its much-maligned defense in the wake of Tracy Claeys’ unexpected resignation as defensive coordinator.
WSU football: Skyler Thomas post scrimmage (Aug. 9, 2019)
WSU football: Skyler Thomas post practice (Aug. 2, 2019)
Thomas’ 76 tackles in 2018 were complemented by two interceptions, three pass breakups and one tackle for loss.
Tracy Claeys is entering his 2nd year as the Cougars defensive coordinator, and the players are appreciative for what he brings to the table.
Washington State nickel Skyler Thomas talks about his position move from free safety and previews the Cougars' spring game.
The scoreboard reflected a 19-13 win for No. 10 Washington State on Saturday night. But only a couple of key plays allowed the Cougars to celebrate a win over the Golden Bears.
Washington State backup safety Deion Singleton was about to have career day. But it came as a result of a rather bizarre play: a fumble review that resulted in the ejection of starter Skyler Thomas.
The Cougars’ Pac-12 opener is meaningful because it’s the first of nine games that counts toward conference standings. But, similar to how the Apple Cup excites just about every Washingtonian on the Cougar roster, the USC game bears that much more importance for 33 players who hail from Los Angeles, San Diego or a close-by suburb of those two.
WSU safety Skyler Thomas reflects on Saturday’s scrimmage and talks about the Cougars’ first opponent.
Washington State received commitments from three football players, two of them in the class of 2016. But the first to announce his decision will take the longest to get to Pullman.