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Cougs prepare for different kind of opponent

PULLMAN -- The Cougs replaced their pads for hoodies and put on their sweats Sunday night for one of their most brisk practices of the season -- a theme of things to come? The quarterback situation is slowly being ironed out, while the defense prepares for a week full of pro-style offense reads and play-action passes with Stanford on tap for Saturday.

Senior quarterback Jeff Tuel seemed to take another step forward Sunday night, again receiving more snaps than third-year sophomore Connor Halliday. Tuel snapped a tight spiral all evening, hitting a throng of receivers in stride, albeit in drills and scout team scrimmaging. Mike Leach said both quarterbacks had strong evenings and hopes that both continue to progress. "Pretty good," Leach... Recommended Stories