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DAN WAGNER: Staying warm at '10 Apple Cup

DAN WAGNER may be the happiest guy on the field Monday when Washington State opens its spring football season. For the first time since walking on in 2007, this jack-of-all-trades from Portland has a shot at serious playing time. He comes in as the favorite to succeed Reid Forrest as the Cougars' punter.

The job won't be handed to him, though. Junior Alex Gauper, a walk on from Spokane, figures to get a look at punter and placekicker. So might Zach Sampson, a former all-area punter and kicker from North Kitsap High who enrolled at WSU in January after spending this past fall at Santa Rosa (Calif.) Junior College. He will be walking ON at WSU this week, the Kitsap Sun reports. In addition, come... Recommended Stories

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