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Head blows in contact sports not child’s play
March 2, 2017

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

SPOKANE, Wash. – Hoping to address concussion concerns and declining participation, the youth arm of the NFL in September will roll out a pilot program that alters how football is played by its youngest athletes. USA Football aims to reduce the head-banging force of the game by testing a new format called modified tackle.

Student intern promotes virtual NFL experience in Europe
December 7, 2015

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

RowePULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University intern Blake Rowe recently was tasked with a unique challenge: Give a real-life demonstration of NFL football in the heart of England, where “football” can only mean one thing – soccer.

Cougar grad Travis Long inks contract with Eagles
July 30, 2013

Travis Long, WSU football

Travis Long closes in for sack. Photo Courtesy of Brian Phillips and WSU Athletics





07-29-13 Philadelphia Daily News/ – Eagles sign Washington State OLB Travis Long

07-29-13 CSN Philly – Eagles sign rookie outside linebacker Travis Long 

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Wikipedia – Travis Long bio

PHILADELPHIA – Former Washington State University linebacker Travis Long signed a free-agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Eagles announced Monday afternoon.

Long, who graduated in 2013, was … » More …