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PRACTICE REPORT: DL brings pressure

JESSE FEAGIN II

PULLMAN -- The Cougar defense has surrendered scores on every opening drive by an opponent this season. So it must have been satisfying for Paul Wulff and staff that defense -- defense! -- was the high point in practice Wednesday. Meanwhile, true freshman quarterback Jeff Tuel continued to show improvement, but also showed he's human as well.

Elsewhere on offense, true freshman Alex Reitnouer continues to study up as he helps bolster a line depleted by injury. "Obviously he's cramming and trying to play guard and understand it, and play back up tackle -- but for a guy who's never played a college snap he's doing a good job," said Paul Wulff. Early in practice Wednesday, the O-line looked sharp opening holes for RBs Dwight Tardy...

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