> People > Jeff Choate The latest news from Breaking news and expert analysis on college sports, recruiting, fantasy football, NFL, outdoors, military, and more. > People > Jeff Choate en-us Copyright © 2016 and All rights reserved. This website is an unofficial and independent source of news and information, and is not affiliated with any school, team or league. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:17:09 GMT > People > Jeff Choate RSS Engine v1.1 (Server:CAMWEB01) 60 VIDEO: Jeff Choate on Day Five It may only be Day Five of Washington’s fall camp, but Husky Defensive Line Coach Jeff Choate is already in mid-season form. Or rather, his voice is. It’s shot. But he still spoke to the media Wednesday after practice about his guys, leadership, position flexibility, and more. 2047 Chris Fetters Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:29:00 GMT 0 147 Washington washington Jeff Choate Scout Pre-Fall Position Analysis: Special Teams While the Washington Huskies are a fairly young team across the board in 2015, they are experienced on Special Teams. With a senior punter, junior placekicker and experienced returners, things were looking up until one player got hurt in the spring. And that one injury could put a major dent into the effectiveness of UW’s special teams without a replacement. 2047 Chris Fetters Sun, 02 Aug 2015 06:36:00 GMT 0 147 Washington washington PK Cameron Van Winkle (©M. Samek/SCOUT) Scout Pre-Fall Position Analysis: Defensive Line When Washington lost four players in the first 45 picks of the NFL Draft, it meant phenomenal publicity in the long term, but a bit of a rebuild this fall. When you lose those four players on one side of the football, the DEFCON level moves up a notch. 2047 Chris Fetters Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:22:00 GMT 0 147 Washington washington DL Will Dissly (©M. Samek/SCOUT) Scout Spring Ball Day 3: All-in-One It’s that time again to wrap up Friday’s spring football coverage in one easy-to-use format that provides links to all the audio, video, notes, quotes, analysis, and more! It’s the Dawgman All-in-One! 2047 Chris Fetters Fri, 03 Apr 2015 22:13:00 GMT 0 147 Washington washington Jeff Choate and Elijah Qualls (Kim Grinolds/ Scout Video Interviews: Apple Cup PULLMAN - It was a free-for-all after Washington's 31-13 win over Washington State Saturday night at Martin Stadium, but the guys from were able to catch up with a number of players and coaches - including Head Coach Chris Petersen - to get their thoughts on the 107th Apple Cup win. 2047 Chris Fetters Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:28:00 GMT 0 147 Washington washington Cyler Miles Scout Choate faced tough choice Jeff Choate had a decision to make. He had just completed his first spring at UTEP while serving as the defensive coordinator, a position he wanted for a long time. He finally had the chance to run a defense and call his own plays. And then Will Muschamp called. The vacant position on the Florida staff was Choate's if he wanted it, but the former UTEP defensive coordinator needed time to think. 2047 Cody Jones Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:43:00 GMT 1 168 Florida florida Scout Leach offers perspective before JC signings WITH THE MIDYEAR JUCO signing period beginning in less than 24 hours, Cougar head man Mike Leach talks junior college and prep recruiting, what the departure of two assistants has meant to the Cougs' collective recruiting efforts and much more in this exclusive one-on-one interview with CF.C. 2047 BRAULIO PEREZ Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:29:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout What Choate's departure means for WSU WITH LINEBACKERS coach Jeff Choate leaving Washington State for the defensive coordinator's job at UTEP, what does that mean for WSU, especially in this stretch run of recruiting? Do the Cougs need to fill the position now or can they afford to wait? 2047 BARRY BOLTON Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:33:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Cougar Pride statue Scout Several reports say Choate leaving for DC job MULTIPLE MEDIA OUTLETS on Saturday reported that WSU linebackers coach Jeff Choate is leaving to join new UTEP coach Sean Kugler as the Miners' defensive coordinator. 2047 the staff of Sat, 08 Dec 2012 22:09:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout UPDATE: WSU names popular on coaching lists PULLMAN -- The coaching carousel is working overtime as the college football season winds down, and past and present coaches at Washington State are making the news. But WSU head man Mike Leach says there is no truth to the published report he had been contacted by North Carolina State. 2047 HOWIE STALWICK Mon, 26 Nov 2012 00:55:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout Leach discusses rivalry game philosophy WASHINGTON STATE COACHES long have been asked about their philosophy when it comes to preparing for the Apple Cup. Mike Price liked to hype the contest, regaling in stories about the game and reading his players jokes about the University of Washington. His successor, Bill Doba, preferred a more subdued approach. Coach Mike Leach discussed his approach to the game during his Sunday teleconference. 2047 CHRIS CHANCELLOR Sun, 18 Nov 2012 23:24:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout WSU's Choate interviewing for Idaho head job Hot News for C Jeff Choate 2047 Howie Stalwick Sun, 18 Nov 2012 18:44:59 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Cougs could see repeat at Utah, with a twist SPOKANE -- Coming off what was widely considered Washington State's best effort of the season at Stanford, linebackers coach Jeff Choate hinted to the Spokane Cougar Club luncheon on Monday that the Cougs may be turning the corner. And that theory will be tested this week at Utah, who may try much of the same things Stanford did on offense -- but with a twist. 2047 STEVE CHRISTILAW Mon, 29 Oct 2012 22:16:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout Cali defenseman has WSU offer, high on Cougs A CALIFORNIA DEFENSEMAN unofficially visited Washington State back in the summer and from the WSU campus to the stadium reconstruction and beyond, the 6-4, 245-pounder loved what he saw in Pullman -- but he left town without an offer. He's kept in close contact with the WSU coaches ever since and has been hoping for that crimson ride. Earlier this week, he got the call he's been waiting for... 2047 BRAULIO PEREZ Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:53:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout Future Coug will see WSU up close Saturday FUTURE COUG LINEBACKER Peyton Pelluer took an unofficial visit to WSU this past weekend and he plans on going to the Seattle Game on Saturday, too. For the fourth-generation Cougar who is racking up double digit tackle numbers per game at Skyline High this season, he also had an interesting take on the loss that put the Cougars at 2-2. 2047 BARRY BOLTON Thu, 27 Sep 2012 18:20:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout NEWSLINE: Cougar assistant sparks border war? COUGAR ASSISTANT COACH Jeff Choate has displeased Idaho head man Robb Akey with his comments about the Vandals… 2047 the staff of Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:26:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout Leach gives Cougs an earful, Halliday with 1s PULLMAN -- Punishment was the name of the game Monday at Washington State. Whether it was the offensive linemen, wide receivers, defensive line, safeties -- it didn't matter, all received tongue-lashings. As for the quarterback situation with Jeff Tuel and Connor Halliday, the plot thickened… 2047 JOE DOYLE Tue, 11 Sep 2012 04:19:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout WSU PRACTICE: New starter at SAM linebacker PULLMAN -- A new strong side linebacker will start against Eastern and hopefully "put his best foot forward" on Saturday, Jeff Choate told the Spokesman-Review in an interview on YouTube. 2047 JOE DOYLE Fri, 07 Sep 2012 03:24:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout 'Ol' Reliable' makes strong impression at LB DESCRIBING IT AS a remote possibility in early February might have been an overstatement. But that was before Sekope Kaufusi and C.J. Mizell were dismissed from Washington State's football program. Their departures might create a rare opportunity for WSU walk on and Pullman High graduate Jared Byers to make opening-game starts in back-to-back seasons -- and on opposite sides of the ball. 2047 CHRIS CHANCELLOR Wed, 29 Aug 2012 16:23:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout In-state defenseman has WSU offer LYNDEN -- Back during the May Evaluation period, Lynden High junior Caleb Newman was getting mentally prepared to run the 4x400 meter relay at the 2A state meet in Tacoma. Right before he was preparing to get lined up on the blocks, the phone rang. His butterflies disappeared with the news coming in. 2047 BRAULIO PEREZ Fri, 17 Aug 2012 22:57:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout WSU FALL CAMP DAY 11: Defense steps up PULLMAN -- Torched for seven touchdowns in Saturday's scrimmage, Washington State's defense rebounded with its most complete practice of fall camp Monday. A unit that days earlier looked disoriented made a litany of big plays despite a front four depleted by injuries. The performance had one assistant coach raving after his unit slowed Mike Leach's Air Raid Offense during the daily team session. 2047 ADAM LEWIS Tue, 14 Aug 2012 03:49:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout WSU FALL CAMP: What we've learned on defense PULLMAN – In the second of a three-part series, focuses in on the crimson stop corps, digging into the first 10 days of Washington State's fall camp to lend context and take a closer look at some of what we've learned. Position battles, opinion, analysis, observations and more, with the Cougar D under the microscope… 2047 JOE DOYLE Mon, 13 Aug 2012 20:35:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout LINEBACKER: WSU Fall Camp Preview PULLMAN -- Washington State's linebacking corps comes into 2012 as the focal point of a scheme that wants to blitz, blitz and when all else fails, blitz some more. And how well the linebackers communicate pre-snap may dictate just how effective the entire defense is in 2012. In previewing the WSU linebackers, one thing immediately jumps out. 2047 JOE DOYLE Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:38:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout BREAKING: Leach lands another Texas verbal MIKE LEACH ROAMS the Palouse these days but his ties to the Lone Star State remain strong. Washington State just landed another verbal commitment from the state of Texas, their third in the 2013 recruiting class. 2047 BARRY BOLTON Fri, 20 Jul 2012 20:53:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout Furney's secret weapon found in St. Louis PULLMAN – Washington State kicker Andrew Furney, who set a program record for field goal percentage made last year, has not been relaxing this offseason. And part of his routine over the last couple of years has featured regular trips to St. Louis to visit… a punter? 2047 JOE DOYLE Wed, 18 Jul 2012 16:12:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout TX target has strong bond w/ Morris, Choate YOU DON'T HAVE to be a wideout to appreciate how Washington State receivers coach Eric Morris played the game while in college. A defensive prospect down in Texas who holds a crimson offer is proof of that. 2047 BARRY BOLTON Tue, 17 Jul 2012 18:17:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout UPDATED: Cougs land in-state middle 'backer MIKE LEACH SAID from the time he arrived in Pullman that the Evergreen State would be a critical part of the Cougs' recruiting focus. On Monday, Washington State and Leach landed their third verbal commit from the state, a tackling machine of a middle linebacker and a fourth- generation Cougar. 2047 BARRY BOLTON Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:34:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Peyton Pelluer (Kim Grinolds/ Scout BREAKING: Cougs land in-state corner MIKE LEACH AND Washington State continue to rack up the verbal commitments. The Cougars' third pledge in four days is a tall, in-state cornerback and there's a reason why his ceiling is so high. 2047 BARRY BOLTON Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:05:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout Talking Xs and Os with Morris and Breske MERCER ISLAND – How do you integrate tight ends into the Air Raid Offense? In a candid interview, inside receivers coach Eric Morris touched on that and more with CF.C. Morris offered insight on the evolving coaching dynamic shared with outside receivers guru Dennis Simmons, how he intends to use Max Hersey, when the coaching staff will decide on Robert Lewis's immediate future and more. 2047 ADAM LEWIS Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:52:00 GMT 1 137 Washington State washingtonstate Scout 2 prospects w/ deep WSU ties talk recruiting MERCER ISLAND -- Two Seattle-area football prospects, both holding scholarship offers from the school where their dads were standout crimson athletes, each said Friday in between drills at the Northwest Elite Football Camp that he's in no rush to a make decision on college. Though one of them said a 37-minute phone conversation with Mike Leach the other day didn't hurt the Cougars' chances. 2047 ADAM LEWIS Sat, 09 Jun 2012 20:12:00 GMT 0 137 Washington State washingtonstate Peyton Pelluer ( Scout