Washington State head coach Paul Wulff didn’t sugar-coat things following the Cougars 65-17 loss at Oklahoma State.
In the game, Oklahoma State rushed for 291 yards and finished with 544 yards of total offense.
Wulff said, “We were horrible. We were absolutely terrible, and we worked on it all camp."
"It seemed like we didn't get off the blocks very well all day, particularly the defensive line. Obviously, Kendall Hunter, you have to give him a lot of credit. He can make a lot of people look bad, but there were other missed tackles on the players, too. It was very poor tackling and we can’t have that on defense.”
“We came out the first play of the game and turned the ball over,and we're fragile enough and young enough we get in spells and things go against us and we didn't respond very well. I thought our kids played tight early for quite a while. We just didn't play. I think we wanted to really bad, and they really want to do great. The attitude is great. They didn't cut it loose. They played tentative. They played not to make mistakes.
Washington State hosts Montana State on September 11th.