Tyler Hilinski

Consider this another vote for the ‘missing man’ formation at WSU’s home opener

Two years ago, this is how the Nebraska Cornhuskers honored punter Sam Foltz, who died during the previous offseason:<p>Yesterday, former Washington …

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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 8.11.18

How clearly I first saw you smilin’ in the sunTyler Hilinski, the Washington State quarterback who committed suicide earlier this year, was a …

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Arizona LB Tony Fields expresses remorse about hard hit on ex-WSU QB Tyler Hilinski

Arizona Wildcats linebacker Tony Fields II was shaken when he heard former Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski committed suicide in …

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Gophers football attendance up in P.J. Fleck’s first year, but season tickets down

Attendance at TCF Bank Stadium was up in P.J. Fleck’s first season as the University of Minnesota’s football coach.Average attendance for the …

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NFL Legend Opens Up About His Struggles With Depression In Somber Article

NFL legend Steve Smith recently published an incredible article outlining his battle with mental health.<p>I rarely say things are something that …

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UB study casts doubt on common perception of dangers of CTE

The complex national conversation surrounding CTE – a degenerative brain disease linked to sports such as football – continued in Buffalo on …

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Washington St enters camp with 4 QBs vying to be the starter

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — All four quarterbacks on the Washington State roster will get a chance during fall camp to make their case to start, though coach Mike Leach said he doubts they'll all get equal reps.<p>Leach opened camp Friday with an eye toward naming a starter about 10 days before the Cougars' …

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WSU time machine team - OLB

The defensive line is set and there are now just eight spots on the WSU Time Machine Team left to decide.<p>Before we get to this week, let’s take a …

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HCA: Cole Madison absent from Packers training camp

The former WSU lineman is late due to personal reasonsCole Madison was scheduled to begin training camp this week and make a case to start for the …

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VIDEO: Washington State DB Jalen Thompson reflects on his time at Downey High School

Defensive back Jalen Thompson of Washington State credits Downey High School football coach Jack Williams for preparing him for the college …

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2018 Pac-12 Football Media Day: Assembled together for the first time, Pac-12 remembers Tyler Hilinski's lasting memory

It may have been small and subdued, but to those who were looking, Chip Kelly's blue wristband was a powerful symbol of support for an issue far …

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Arizona QB Khalil Tate on LeBron James signing with the Los Angeles Lakers

As a product of Serra High School in Gardena, Khalil Tate displayed a big smile when asked by reporters during the 2018 Pac-12 Football Media Day …

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HCA: Conley emerging for Marlins + Media Day Links

Former Cougar hurler making a name for himself in Miami.Left-hander Adam Conley is probably the Washington State Cougars’ most successful current …

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'I carry myself the way he did': WSU continues to remember Tyler Hilinski | FOX Sports

It’s the story no one wants to tell, but everyone needs to hear.<p>It’s the struggles players face, the challenges coaches go through and the impact one …

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Athletes who play football, contact sports may face greater risk of Lewy Body Disease

Athletes who play football, hockey and other contact sports may face an increased risk of another brain disorder, according to a study published on Wednesday.<p>Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine and the VA Boston Healthcare System reported in the study -- published in the</i> …

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Video: UCLA’s Josh Woods on how he will remember former Upland QB Tyler Hilinski

UCLA linebacker Josh Woods explains how he will remember former Upland High teammate Tyler Hilinski.Following the Washington State quarterback’s …

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Richard Sherman blasts helmet rule, fears it could change football's future

<i>© Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports</i><p>SANTA CLARA — In the 17 minutes he spoke with reporters Wednesday, one day before 49ers’ training camp begins, Richard …

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UCLA’s Josh Woods on how he will remember former Upland QB Tyler Hilinski

UCLA linebacker Josh Woods explains how he will remember former Upland High teammate Tyler Hilinski.<p>Following the Washington State quarterback’s …

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Too low? Just right? Media picks WSU to finish 5th in North

Heavy losses mean low expectations for the Cougars, while Washington is the overwhelming pick to win the conference championship.The Pac-12 unveiled …

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Mike Leach: WSU will honor Tyler Hilinski by ‘being the best team that we can be’

With Pac-12 media day focused on the prospects of each team’s upcoming season, it was inevitable that the death of presumed starting quarterback …

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Gamecock QB commit up to 18th-best player in the country by one recruiting service

South Carolina 2019 quarterback commit Ryan Hilinski saw his recruiting stock take another jump on Friday.<p>The 6-foot-4, 222-pound passer from …

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Trent Dilfer Doesn't Believe In Climate Change, Or The Link Between CTE And Football

Former NFL QB and talking head Trent Dilfer—a man who once told Colin Kaepernick to “be quiet and sit in the shadows”—has struck again with some of …

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ACC coaches discuss player safety in wake of Larry Fedora's CTE comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Larry Fedora caused quite a stir Wednesday when he discussed the state of player safety in football.<p>The North Carolina coach …

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Chanelle Molina to compete on international stage

Washington State Cougars women’s basketball standout Chanelle Molina has earned a spot on Team USA and with that, a trip to Brazil. The junior has …

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UK Sea Hawkers will be raising money for Hilinski's Hope

Jul 12,2018<p>The UK Sea Hawkers, the official booster club for Seattle Seahawks fans in the United Kingdom, are planning numerous events the week leading up to the Seahawks’ Week 6 contest against the Oakland Raiders in London.<p>They are also planning to raise money and awareness for Hilinski’s Hope, a …

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Gamecocks QB commit Ryan Hilinski makes big jump in recruiting rankings

Another update to recruiting rankings and another jump for South Carolina football quarterback commit Ryan Hilinski.<p>After strong performances at The …

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HCA: Ian Hamilton on the cusp of making his major league debut

Good Saturday morning, Coug fans. When it comes to the WSU sports news well, it’s nearly dry. But we did find something of interest today.Ian …

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Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley: If Georgia were in Big 12, 'no way' they're a top-five defense

Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley took a swipe at Georgia's defense while sticking up for the Big 12 Conference in an interview on Tuesday.<p>The Sooners lost in overtime to the Bulldogs in a College Football Playoff semifinal matchup last season but managed 531 offensive yards against Georgia's …

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A CTE Researcher Reflects on Tyler Hilinski's Suicide, Concussions and the Future of Football

We’ve seen it in kids as young as 17. But now, we’re talking about the youngest when he stopped playing football was 14. We recently had a case of a …

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Tyler Hilinski's Brother Commits to SCAR

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