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Which first-year Cougs might play early?

MARCELLUS PIPPINS

PULLMAN – For early enrollees the thought process is simple: the sooner you get on the practice field, the sooner you have a chance to play on Saturdays. For others, it's about making an instant impact in fall camp. So who are the first-year freshmen with the best chance to play for the Cougs in 2014?

It's a difficult question to answer – Mike Leach called the 2014 class his best ever at Washington State so the candidates would seem to be many. But the Cougs may play as few as 2-3 of them in their first year of eligibility because they don't have nearly as many holes as they did since Leach's arrival. Cornerback is, however, thin. And Marcellus Pippins arrived in January and has a leg up on...

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