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Cougars about to hit the two-thirds mark


FROM PULLMAN — Another Thursday, another spring football practice for Washington State. This one will be the Cougars' 10th of the spring, meaning they're almost two-thirds of the way done. Read on for some links.

We posted some video on the blog yesterday of Elliott Bosch, and conducted our weekly live chat, which you can read here. … Also spent part of yesterday speaking with Roger Sandberg, the Pullman lawyer who defended Sekope Kaufusi against marijuana charges in March. Sandberg said those charges were dismissed on March 22. That was three weeks ago. Keep that in mind. … takes a look at Jeff Tuel. … WSU hosted a basketball recruit recently. The spring signing period began yesterday. Don't be surprised if the Cougars add another player to their recruiting class. … Some cool footage here of the final beam being placed in the Martin Stadium project.

Around the Pac-12 … Arizona guard Josiah Turner will transfer, to nobody's surprise, though there's also another defection that might not have been as anticipated. A Wildcats offensive lineman is making his way back from surgery. … Arizona State has a difficult quarterback decision ahead. … Some more details on Washington losing Colin Porter to shoulder injuries. A UW defensive lineman is trying to move past a tragedy. UW's new defensive coordinator is moving some guys around. … A well-traveled basketball recruit gears up to be a Husky. … Oregon is trying to replace a departed star in the secondary. Ernie Kent won't be the next coach at Colorado State, after all, after an administrator there reportedly vetoed his hire. … Oregon State is searching for its next starter at running back. … Stanford's tight end position takes on a different look. Stepfan Taylor looks like the man at running back. … USC added another basketball player to its roster on the first day of the spring signing period. UCLA did, too, winning the Shabazz Muhammad sweepstakes, helping the Bruins' chances of a revival while also putting more pressure on Ben Howland to get it done. … Colorado's replacement candidates for Paul Richardson are pretty inexperienced. … A Utah defensive lineman is putting the ghosts of his high-school playing days in the past. The Utes signed a point guard from California after taking some heat this week for rescinding a player's offer.

That's all for now. We'll be back after today's practice with more.

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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