Eric Oertel

Washington State Cougars #21 - Linebacker

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 208

Wazzu matters again

Mike Leach has made the Cougars fun and interesting again. But how much higher can they climb in an increasingly daunting Pac-12?

A closer look at the Cougar linebackers

Only one starter departs, but the Cougs lose some depth here. Will any of the recruits make an immediate contribution?

Scouting Garrett Grayson and CSU's passing attack

The Rams aren't well-known for throwing the ball, but they do it effectively. See how they do what they do, and what WSU will need to do to slow them down.

WSU will honor 18 seniors on Saturday

Saturday is senior day at Washington State and it's time to look back on their Cougar careers.

Hot Cougar Action: Dockery missing on Day 13

Injuries aren't an issue, but they are beginning to pile up. A couple of notable players missed practice on Thursday while one hobbled off.

22 days: Grade WSU's linebacker depth

Let's talk Darryl Monroe ... I mean WSU's linebackers.

23 days: When to make position changes?

We take a break from grading the units for a day to talk position changes.

Get to know Eric Oertel, linebacker


The Sam linebacker has one season left to make a significant impact.

Position battles: Defense

Who's fighting for playing time on the defensive side of the ball? Here's a depth chart and some analysis to get you thinking.

Updated weights and roster for fall

WSU's fall camp roster is out and we took a look at the changes. One notable freshman is missing, while a few players added some considerable weight.

Pre-fall camp 2-deep is here

Turn down the lights, close the door, mute the speakers, it's time to rosterbate.

Which 2013 Pac-12 Team Has The Best Linebackers?

Ranking the Pac-12's best linebacker groups for the 2013 season. Stanford with Trent Murphy & Shayne Skov and UCLA with Anthony Barr & Eric Kendricks have linebacker units that are among the best...