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PHILLIP BRANDT

PULLMAN -- Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to Phillip Brandt. He saw scarce Saturday action during his college career -- Brandt, a 6-0, 224 pound running back/linebacker scout teamer, appeared in just one game. Yet for those in attendance at WSU's Pro Day on Thursday, Brandt arguably posted the flashiest number of any Coug.

Not even the most prophetic of pundits could have forecast what Brandt did inside the IPF at Washington State in front of NFL scouts at Wazzu's Pro Day. Where to begin? How about his downright ridiculous 39 reps on the bench press at 225 pounds. Some food for thought -- Brandt pressed 315 pounds 10 times to ‘warm up.' Perspective: Brandt's 39 reps were three more than any other running...

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