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A different kind of spring for Cougs

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SPRING FOOTBALL participation this year is going to be different from years past, Paul Wulff tells CF.C. Very different. In recent years, both before after Wulff arrived at WSU, the number of injured Cougs sitting out the spring has been legion. Last year a whopping 24 players were unable to participate due to injury, surgery or both. And this year?

The forecast is for four -- yes, only four -- Cougars to be on the mend and miss the spring. Four? Heck, that sounds like fewer injuries than your average college football program might have going into the spring. The missing bodies last spring turned out to be a harbinger of things to come -- the Cougs almost certainly led the nation in injuries during the '09 season. Having so many more of...

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