WSU Practice: No. 1 D and Marks put on a show

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PULLMAN — It was the game before the game in the Cougars’ practice on Tuesday. The WSU football team participated in their Thursday Night Football ritual. The scout players and rookies received plenty of quality reps in the Thursday Night game, and Gabe Marks stole the show by making several athletic receptions. Meanwhile, the No. 1 defense looked ready for prime time.

During the team period before Thursday Night Football began, both the 1’s and 2’s on defense looked like a group that could make Mike Breske proud once the regular season gets underway on Thursday night. Five different players got their hands on the ball and recorded interceptions against the scout offense simulating Rutgers. That collection of players included Daquawn Brown, Tracy Clark...