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Injury woes shuffle Cougar offensive line


BILL DOBA said Tuesday the Cougs will field at least two new starters on offense at Stanford, with return estimates now in on injured WR Chris Jordan and LT Bobby Byrd. The news doesn't get a whole lot better up front as another offensive lineman is "very questionable" for Saturday. There's also some positive injury news, though, as Doba said WSU could get back three key defenders.

Derek Hunter will get his first Cougar start against Stanford, replacing injured left tackle Bobby Byrd (knee), Doba said. The position is not new to Hunter, a 6-3, 280 pound sophomore. Hunter as a true frosh at Fullerton College manned the left tackle spot his freshman year, where he was named all-conference in 2004. He arrived at WSU as part of the 2005 class with 4 to play 3 for the Cougs... Recommended Stories