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Early arrivals most in WSU program history

TWELVE OF PAUL WULFF'S incoming class of recruits, plus three invited walk ons, will get a head start on studies and voluntary workouts by enrolling at WSU this summer. It will mark the largest influx of early arrivals from a new class in school history. Among them, Jeff Tuel, the touted QB from Fresno, and Skyline's Gino Simone, the No. 1-rated prep prospect in the state of Washington in ‘09.

The new Cougs will be partaking in WSU's bridge program that allows incoming freshmen to get a jump on their studies in the lower-key summer session, with their first class beginning on July 6. In past years, typically no more than a handful of incoming footballers enrolled in the summer. What's different about this year? Wulff, entering his second year at Washington State, has...