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Where do Cougs stand at defensive tackle?

DAN SPITZ'S nine-game suspension from the NCAA is just the latest chapter in Washington State's revolving-door depth chart on the defensive line. Counting Spitz, three steak eaters have been lost since the spring season. On the flip side, two others – both late additions out of the JC ranks -- have come on board. So with the start of fall camp looming, where, exactly, do the Cougs stand at DT?

As long as health doesn't become an issue, Paul Wulff won't be pleading poverty at DT despite the losses and despite the remaining inexperience. There are two reasons why: Bernard Wolfgramm and Brandon Rankin. Wolfgramm, a 6-3, 288-pound fifth-year-senior, is finally healthy after ongoing back troubles that have plagued him since Day One, and he showed in the spring what he can do when...