Jake Dickert has tremendous respect for Lee Corso and emphasized that at Tuesday’s presser.

Dickert sounded off on Corso and ESPN after beating Oregon State in Week 4. Dickert stated that he called Corso to clarify the comments made towards the College GameDay member.

Dickert clarified that he meant no disrespect towards Corso or College GameDay as a whole.

“I wanna clarify my comments after the game. It’s important to me that I meant no disrespect to Coach Corso, the person. I want to make sure that’s well understood. I called him on Sunday, and we had a great conversation. I appreciate his understanding. He’s an old ball coach and he got it. Meant no disrespect to College GameDay. The partnership with them and Washington State is well known. It was never about disrespect towards any of those people.”

The Cougars toppled Oregon State in a 38-35 win in Pullman. Washington State has a bye week before taking on UCLA in Week 6.

Washington State and UCLA last played each other in 2019. UCLA came out on top 67-63 in an offensive shootout.

The Bruins are led by Dante Moore at quarterback. UCLA will also have the bye week for extra prep against Washington State

Kickoff between the Bruins and Cougars takes place on Oct. 7 at Noon PT on PAC12.