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Paul Wulff Fired As Head Coach Of Washington State

As expected, the Washington St. Cougars have finally parted with head coach Paul Wulff. Athletic Director Bill Moos made an official announcement today. Wulff finishes his career 9-40 as Washington State head coach after some of the worst seasons in Cougar football history.

@vinceg55 Vince Grippi Paul Wulff has been relieved of his duties as head football coach at Washington State. He was told in a meeting with Bill Moos this morning.

Wulff improved the team this season after three straight years of two wins or less, but it wasn't really enough to save his job. Washington State was hoping to at least make a bowl game this year, but they only won four games this year and fell well short of their goals. Wulff has had the deck stacked against him and arguably had some of the worst talent in the country, as well as some of the worst luck--numerous players got injured during the season, gravely impacting his team's ability to compete against even the most mediocre of squads in the conference.

But it might be best for both sides to move on. Washington State wants a clean break from this terrible era of football, and Wulff has probably dealt with too much pain as the team's head coach. It might be best for both to get a clean start with fresh faces and places.

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