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SPRING BALL DAY 10: Corner market

DANIEL SIMMONS and JODY SEARS

PULLMAN--Kevin Lopina took the snap and turned to hand the ball into the waiting arms of Dwight Tardy, who had just ripped off a 20-yard run the previous play. The defense bit on the fake, and Lopina rolled out sans pursuit. Looking downfield, he saw tight end Zach Tatman rolling with him and threw a bullet. Tatman hung on and tapped down his toes before being pushed out of bounds. Touchdown.

The Cougars took the field for the 10th day of spring and the players showed up ready to practice. Offensively, Washington State has placed a lot of emphasis on establishing the run this spring, and an early chunk of practice time was devoted to a pure running scrimmage. Naturally, it gets tougher to make a play when the defense knows that the offense is going to run, but the Cougar running...

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