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SPRING: Cougs at DE should be much improved

SEKOPE KAUFUSI, circa 2009

COUGAR FANS LOOKING for reasons why the defensive ends will be much improved in 2010 won't have to look very hard this spring. The d-line's top tackler returns and his best football is ahead of him. A projected senior starter is back after missing all of last season, too. Plus, WSU has a number of d-ends who Paul Wulff says have potential star power written all over them. And that's not all..

The Cougar defensive ends this spring won't be hard to find -- gone are the days when WSU went undersized out on the edge. The Wazzu DEs this spring are more apt to check in around 255-265 pounds, or more. (WSU has not released an updated spring roster with current weights, or a depth chart, but it is expected to be put out soon.) Travis Long led the entire defensive line last season -- -- as...

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