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Andrei Lintz follows own path to WSU


A quick post before we hit practice later tonight. We have two items for tomorrow’s S-R, a feature on a player we believe will have a breakout season for Washington State, sophomore tight end Andrei Lintz, and our first look at the Oklahoma State opener. You can read them on the links. … UPDATE: We’re back from practice, which lasted about an hour and a half under the lights at Rogers Field. For more, read on …


• It’s game week, and that has a way of healing people. Aire Justin was back at practice, which helps the secondary depth, but Nolan Washington was still taking it slow. Chantz Staden was doing a little more, as were Kristoff Williams and Toni Pole but Jared Byers was still sidelined. Logwone Mitz, who had a death in the family last week, was still gone. … As for the play on the field, it was enthusiastic, more so than usual after an off day. The elixir of game prep must have worked some sort of magic. … Marquess Wilson once more made a catch that seemed impossible, beating two defenders to grab a seemingly too-long Jeff Tuel pass during the seven-on-seven skelly drill . … A couple of plays later, last year’s freshman star, Gino Simone, dove full out to catch another Tuel throw. … And that, folks, were the highlights. … WSU returns to the practice field tomorrow at 4 p.m. and the pads will be back on.


• That’s all for tonight. We’ll be back in the morning. Until then …

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