The dorms in Pullman are open again and students are trickling back onto campus. School doesn't start for another week at Washington State but the football team's young defensive backs are studying hard for their first big test. That's the subject of our third WSU position preview.
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-- Washington State's practice yesterday wasn't up to par.
-- But afterwards, it was Mike Leach who hit the showers.
-- Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times lists a potential big season for WSU as one of the reasons this could be the best year in Seattle sports history.
-- Washington is ranked for the first time in awhile.
-- The AP Top-25 poll came out yesterday.
-- Expectations are high in Rich Rod's third season.
-- It already looks like California could have another injury-plagued season.
-- Colorado expects to see more mobility this season from Bellarmine Prep's Sefo Liufau.
-- The polls are out and the Ducks are No. 3. Again.
-- UCLA will sub more often this season.
-- USC's Adoree Jackson has returned.