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New role for flexible Byrd in his 36th start

BOBBY BYRD

PULLMAN -– Say this about Washington State offensive lineman Bobby Byrd: He's flexible. Give him lemons, he'll make lemonade. Give him snow, he'll flap out an angel. An earthquake? He's jumping on a skateboard. For the third time in the last calendar year, the 6-7, 308-pound senior is changing positions.

Jed Collins may be the Cougars' designated "slash" in light of his throwback career as a tight end/running back/linebacker/special teamer. But Bobby Byrd is Mr. Versatility when it comes to life in the trenches. The leg injury right tackle Micah Hannam suffered last week at Oregon necessitated some shuffling in the Cougars' offensive line that now appears set following Thursday and Friday...

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