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Fall Camp: Day Four


PULLMAN -- Alex Brink and Jason Hill have been exceedingly sharp in the early stages of the WSU fall camp, ever since Sunday's opening whistle. But the story Wednesday out on the Palouse was the defense. The Cougars weren't yet in full pads, but that didn't stop Markus Dawes from laying some lumber. The biggest stick, however, involved Michael Willis, with both hitter and hit-ee slow to rise.

CB Markus Dawes (6-0, 196) stepped in for Tyron Brackenridge on the first-team defense during two-minute drills during Wednesday's session. Brackenridge, the 6-0, 186 pound starter at right corner, sat out virtually the entire practice with a tightly wrapped leg. More on that in the Notes section, but it appears precautionary and not anything that will keep him out for long. Dawes certainly... Recommended Stories