ESPN published this video item, entitled “The Cougar That Wouldn’t Quit | College Football on ESPN” – below is their description.
This is the story of Tom Pounds, an electrical engineer turned famous flag-waving Washington State fan. Since 2003, Tom and other Washington State alumni have shown up to every College GameDay to wave the Wazzu flag behind the desk of the GameDay crew. Tom & the Wazzu flag story is one of many that remind us why College Football on ESPN is the Greatest Story Ever Played.ESPN YouTube Channel
Tom Pounds, an electrical engineer and Washington State alumni, first brought the Wazzu flag to a College GameDay broadcast in 2003. Since then, Tom and other Washington State fans have made it a tradition to wave the flag at every GameDay broadcast. Tom’s story is just one example of the dedication and passion that surrounds college football on ESPN. The traditions, rivalries, fan enthusiasm, and excitement make college football on ESPN truly the Greatest Story Ever Played. Tom Pounds and his Wazzu flag are just one small piece of that larger narrative.
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