PULLMAN -- Chris Ball, co-defensive coordinator for the Cougars, spoke at length in a recent…
POST-SPRING EXAM: Building the d-line
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 spring depth chart, not one of them is a senior and five of them weigh under 300 pounds. Key to the Cougars' success on the inside in '09 is Wolfgramm (back) getting and staying healthy, something he was unable to do during his redshirt year this past season. And then he'll need to be the d-tackle Cougar fans hoped he was when he signed with the Cougs as a 4-star prospect in the 2007 class. Turpin, the Cougars most experienced d-tackle, made solid strides towards...
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