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Cougars take another hit at running back

DWIGHT TARDY will start with Marcus Richmond backing him up. Meanwhile, true freshman Jeff Tuel is the No. 2 quarterback and Kevin Lopina has a strained calf. Paul Wulff raves about the potential of a defensive player plus more.

WSU has struggled to build depth at many of its positions since its last 10-win season and Holiday Bowl victory in 2003. Many analysts had the same thought when examining the Cougars' 2009 roster entering fall camp -- with the exception of running back. After all, the Cougars had several players with Pac-10 playing experience, including Chris Ivory, Logwone Mitz, James Montgomery, Marcus... Recommended Stories