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POST-SPRING EXAM: Building the d-line

Defensive Tackle TOBY TURPIN

PULLMAN -- Among the projections and what ifs, the spring session at Washington State revealed at least one known truth with regard to the defensive line. A comprehensive breakdown of the defensive ends and d-tackles coming out of the spring ball session follows..

The Cougs simply need to be bigger in the middle. While the defensive ends as a group performed fairly well, the defensive tackles, on balance, got pushed around at times. It would be remiss not to mention, however, that the two DT's projected to start, Toby Turpin and Bernard Wolfgramm, missed either most or all of the spring, respectively, with injuries. Among the six d-tackles listed on the...

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