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Starting signal caller set for Saturday?

PULLMAN -- For the first time since fall camp began, Washington State coach Mike Leach named a starting quarterback early on in the week -- "probably." On top of that, a key starter on the offensive line returned Sunday night, a player who wasn't even listed on the depth chart as recently as two days ago.

The Cougars suited up Sunday night for what many expected to be a profanity-laced, self-esteem devouring, hard-work driven nightmare. Except it wasn't. In fact, it was quite the opposite. Instead of a practice chock-full of punishment, the Cougars came out with a focused mentality; an ‘on to the next one' mindset. Quarterbacks Connor Halliday and Jeff Tuel both took snaps, but to the surprise of... Recommended Stories