Three Cougars Receive All-Conference Recognition

Dec. 8, 2008

PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State University football team had a trio of student-athletes receive All-Pacific-10 Conference recognition, the league office announced today.

Senior wide receiver Brandon Gibson, senior middle linebacker Greg Trent and redshirt junior center Kenny Alfred were each named All-Pac-10 honorable mention.

Gibson (Puyallup, Wash.), who was named first-team All-Pac-10 following the 2007 season, started each of WSU's 13 games this season, hauling in 57 receptions for 673 yards, both of which were team highs. He completed his WSU career as the Cougars' all-time leader in receiving yards (2,756), and second on WSU's career receptions list (182).

Trent (Keller, Texas) recorded a team-high 88 tackles in 2008, starting each of the Cougars' 13 games. His 10.5 tackles-for-loss also led the Cougar squad. Trent completed his WSU career with 323 career tackles, good for seventh on the school's all-time list. Trent, who started each of WSU's last 37 games, was also named honorable mention All-Pac-10 in 2007.

Receiving his first all-conference accolades was Alfred, a native of Gig Harbor, Wash. The leader of the Cougars' offensive line, Alfred started each of WSU's 13 games this season - one of only two Cougar offensive linemen to do so.
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