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WSU's Den Bleyker on the art of long snapping

ALEX DEN BLEYKER

PULLMAN – Amidst the shuffling on the Washington State special teams units, Alex Den Bleyker remains a constant. The senior long snapper enters the 2014 spring session as a third-year starter, and an unsung member of the Cougar football team. Cougfan.com spoke recently with Den Bleyker, who offered some noteworthy insights on all things long snapping and special teams...

"It's very important to have some experience going into the season, especially with new guys around," Den Bleyker said, having started all 13 games for the Cougars in 2013. This year's crop of special teams newcomers features redshirt freshman Erik Powell who's listed atop the WSU spring depth chart at kicker. "Powell is probably going to kick for us this year so I'm trying to make him feel...

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