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SPRING PREVIEW: CB battle looms, says Sears

EXPERIENCE AND YOUTH are set to collide this spring at corner out on the Palouse. Four experienced cornerbacks will do battle with three rising redshirt freshmen -- and WSU assistant coach Jody Sears says he can't wait. The Cougars' CBs coach and co-defensive coordinator says there was both competition and "buy in" last spring, but nothing like what is set to begin in less than a week.

As far as veteran corners, the Cougars have a quartet ready to take the field when spring drills begin next week -- Romeo Pellum, Tyrone Justin, Brandon Jones and Devin Giles. "You look at Romeo and Justin at having the inside track but Brandon Jones is a really good football player. And Devin Giles has played a lot of football," said Jody Sears. Pellum and Justin combined for 18 starts last...

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