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BREAKING: New Coug DT has ‘nose' for the ball

A SUCCESSFUL 3-4 defensive scheme, which the Cougars are employing this year as their base under head man Mike Leach, requires a gap plugging nose tackle in the middle. And Mike Leach has just landed a 6-3.5, 310-pound wide body from the junior college ranks.

Ioane Gauta out of Fullerton College was a heavy lean to K-State a month ago. But after Mike Leach came on board at Washington State, began recruiting him and brought him out on a visit this past weekend, Gauta's color is now solidly crimson. "I'm headed to Washington State, I'm going to be a Coug," Gauta told CF.C. "The coaches' vision there is to blow down the doors off the...

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