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WSU SPRING: A look at Dotson's journey to D

PULLMAN- Ten months ago when he arrived on campus, Isaac Dotson understood he had an uphill climb to play offense at Washington State. A standout QB in high school, it was the less than a week into fall camp before he was moved to D. Now, this spring, he's got the tall order of taking over the spot of future NFL safety Deone Bucannon. Another uphill climb for Dotson, but one he's pursuing head on.

Growing up in the suburbs of Bellevue, the second you walked into the bedroom of Dotson the QB posters would scream out at you, he says. Michael Vick, Donovan McNabb, Peyton Manning, Vince Young, the room was filled with NFL quarterbacks. And Dotson wanted his style of play to be similar to the guys on the wall. "Those were the guys I idolized," Dotson said. "Those were the ones I kind of... Recommended Stories