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SPRING BALL DAY 13: Defense shines


PULLMAN—With the upcoming Saturday scrimmage putting the cap on the Cougars' 2011 spring, time is running out for players to make their early claims for starting jobs on both sides of the ball. Among the players who excelled on Tuesday, a Cougar linebacker. And the defense looked sharp throughout.

But the offense struggled early to find a rhythm. The Cougs cracked pads at Rogers Field for what was likely their last full contact practice of the camp. Thursday's session will most likely be no contact in advance of the spring scrimmage Saturday in Spokane. "I think we're executing at a better clip and I like that," Paul Wulff said. "It gets to a point where you get tired playing... Recommended Stories