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Wulff's Way: geography, flexibility, r-shirts

KEVIN FRANK

PAUL WULFF AND STAFF only had six weeks to fit in a year's worth of recruiting, but that's all you need to spot the philosophical cornerstones that will guide Washington State's football recruiting efforts in the years ahead. Wulff is a man who knows how he wants to run things and the recruiting class he unveiled Wednesday illustrates that fact vividly.

The bread and butter of Washington State recruiting always has been Washington and California, but in recent years Texas, Arizona and Colorado have been Cougar hunting grounds. Not this time. Wulff's class entirely is made up of kids from Washington, Oregon and California. Why? Because, Wulff said Wednesday, it's hard to sell the parents of prospects outside the West Coast that it's OK if they...

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