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Cougar D might steal the headlines


THE BIG QUESTIONS in the coming weeks before fall camp for the Cougs will have a lot to do with the offensive line and the quarterback battle, and they should. But in looking at some numbers and trends, it might be the other side of the ball at Washington State that should also be holding the attention of Cougar Nation.

A QB battle is always going to be big news and the debate over Connor Halliday and Austin Apodaca is going to produce a lengthy discourse indeed. But maybe some of that focus should be on nose tackles Ioane Gauta and Toni Pole, and d-end Xavier Cooper. In addition to Rico Forbes, Elliott Bosch, Joe Dahl and the rest of the Cougar o-line, maybe more light should be shining on Darryl Monroe, Justin... Recommended Stories

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