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CF.C Spring Summary: LINEBACKER

ALEX HOFFMAN-ELLIS

PULLMAN – Wrapping up and effective tackling was a major emphasis this spring for the linebackers and the Cougar D, and for good reason – the yards after contact numbers from 2010 are an eye opener. So how did the Coug ‘backers do in that regard during spring drills?

Significantly better, almost a night and day type of difference. And by most any measure, new linebacker coach Chris Tormey's first spring at WSU was a success. Washington State statistically ranked 115th out of 120 teams in run defense in '10 but oh how different it would have been had the Cougars wrapped up better. D-Coordinator Chris Ball and the Cougar staff tracked yards after contact in...

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