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Sharp QBs, tough defense and a freshman stud

PULLMAN — While the NFL played Monday Night Football, the Cougs took to the field to focus on special teams, a tough defense and skelly. Additionally, head coach Mike Leach and defensive line coach Joe Salave'a had nothing but good things to say about a freshman lineman who never played a snap of defense until he arrived in Pullman.

On Sunday, Leach named off a few of the players who had caught his eye on Thursday Nights. The list was long, but one specific mention was freshman defensive lineman Daniel Ekuale. The 6-foot-3, 270-pounder from Pago Pago, American Samoa, has had an excellent few weeks on the gridiron. Leach, Salave'a, defensive coordinator Mike Breske and linebackers coach Ken Wilson have all mentioned... Recommended Stories

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