Deone Bucannon recognized for his contributions

PULLMAN, WA - The Cougars defense is particularly good this year due to their strong safety, who's now being recognized for his contributions thus far.

Washington state senior safety Deone Bucannon was named to the mid-season all-America second team. Bucannon enters the week leading the Pac-12 in tackles with 64 and tied for second with a team-high four interceptions. He has tallied double-digit tackles twice this season. He's currently fourth in WSU history with 13 career interceptions and tied for fifth in career tackles with 334. Bucannon and the rest of the team will play at Oregon this Saturday at 7 p.m.