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Inspecting the beef on Cougs' offensive line

TIM HODGDON

ON THE CALENDAR, the distance between the start of spring workouts and the start of fall camp is only about four months. In the weight room, though, that four months can make a night-and-day difference for an athlete. Take, for example, Washington State offensive lineman Tim Hodgdon.

In the spring he had 275 pounds on his 6-3 frame. Sunday, when the Cougs opened fall ball, Tim Hodgdon checked in at a more Pac-10 friendly 291. The second-year freshman from Ladera Ranch, Calif., isn't the only Cougar hoss packing additional beef since the spring. Third-year sophomore Tyson Pencer, a 6-foot-8 mountain from British Columbia, now checks in at 330 pounds, up from 317 in spring...

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