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Recruiting round up: Looking for WSU playmakers

CB Chris Carney holds a WSU offer

WITH LESS THAN a full allotment of 25 players expected to be signed this incoming recruiting class, Washington State can afford to be choosy. But the scholarship numbers-game means -- even more so than normal -- that WSU can't afford to miss. Two positions of need in the 2006 recruiting wars for the Cougs are at cornerback and tight end.

Recruiting coordinator Robin Pflugrad told a packed CF.C chat room in February the Cougs were working with a ballpark figure of 18 this class. It's important to emphasize the word ballpark. The last two years the number has changed, dramatically so last season when WSU initially planned on 12-15 future Cougars and ended up taking a full load of 25. Note: The 25 figure includes the two March...

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