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The Year of the Hoss in Cougar recruiting

PAUL WULLF IS gone but his legacy carries serious weight. Washington State's 2012 recruiting class, which will be officially unveiled tomorrow, is expected to feature an unprecedented haul of offensive linemen – nearly one full ton – and the former Cougar coach is responsible for two-thirds of the total.

While new head man Mike Leach took a pass on close to half of the 19 verbal commitments lined up before he came on board, he kept five of the six offensive linemen that Wulff had recruited (jettisoning only Fernando Villanueva, who is now headed to San Jose State). Leach also added Niu Sale (6-3, 300), a two-time all-conference guard from Los Angeles Harbor College, and there's a chance one more...

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