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WSU spring chat

Apr 6 2016, 10:30 AM

srchat: Our live chat will being at 10 a.m. Questions submitted early will be the first ones answered.

Apr 6 2016, 10:59 AM

ItsTyler (guest): Can you talk about C.J. Dimry? Has he still been limited? Do you expect the freshman to be ahead of him when fall camp starts?

Apr 6 2016, 11:00 AM

srchat: Dimry has been around but has been limited since the first or second practice. I think he'll get a shot at X receiver once he's able, but guys like Kaleb Fossum will have had all spring to show new out side receivers coach Dave Nichol what they can do.

Apr 6 2016, 11:00 AM

Guest8218 (guest): James Williams seems to be tearing it up at practice yet the running backs coach said as of right now he is not ready to play. What does he mean by that? Not knowing blocking or something?

Apr 6 2016, 11:02 AM

srchat: The thing to remember about RB coach Mastro is that he is very concerned with defenses being able to predict plays based on personnel. He's not going to send in Harrington or Morrow to do more passing plays, knowing that would tip off the defense, for example. So while Williams does a lot of things well, until he can do everything at a high level, he won't play. I mostly hear Mastro correct him on position in the backfield, alignment, etc.

Apr 6 2016, 11:02 AM

Guest502 (guest): Based on the spring practices so far, what would you expect the 2 deeps for the wide receivers to look like?

Apr 6 2016, 11:03 AM

srchat: X: Tavares Martin, Kaleb Fossum. H: Robert Lewis Y: River Cracraft, Tavares Martin Z: Gabe Marks, Isaiah Johnson

Apr 6 2016, 11:03 AM

Guest4188 (guest): Scholastically how does the team look? Isn't there some kind of bar they have to reach as a team to prevent NCAA sanctions? Any word if individual players are in trouble?

Apr 6 2016, 11:03 AM

srchat: We won't really know about individual players, but the team's GPA is well out of the APR danger zone and has been so for a couple years.

Apr 6 2016, 11:04 AM

SDCoug (guest): Looks almost certain Freshman Isaiah Johnson will see the field this fall. Any chance he redshirts?

Apr 6 2016, 11:04 AM

srchat: I only see him redshirting if he gets injured, or if he were to really struggle in fall camp or something.

Apr 6 2016, 11:04 AM

GlennDuggan: So...can you comment on Keith Harrington's role on the team this spring, or is it a verboten subject from the team?

Apr 6 2016, 11:05 AM

srchat: Harrington is around. He watches all of practice and wears a jersey. He's just not an active participant.

Apr 6 2016, 11:05 AM

Guest8218 (guest): Anything to worry about at left tackle now that Dahl is gone?

Apr 6 2016, 11:05 AM

srchat: Andre Dillard moves really well and he could be close to 300 pounds by the fall. I'd always expect some dropoff when going from such an established player to one who is pretty green, but I don't think it's a position of concern, per se.

Apr 6 2016, 11:06 AM

cubsfan7331: Its early in the Spring but how have the new coaches (Nichol & Shephard) looked. Having gone to many practices last Spring I gotta think Shephard is quite a departure from the laid back Yost. Got to believe that the defense is far ahead of last year at this same time. Thoughts?

Apr 6 2016, 11:07 AM

not be a bad thing considering the receivers were a pretty established, veteran group. Maybe they've been shaken up a bit. Nichol is very, very knowledgeable about the offense (so was Graham Harrell, too, obviously). Shephard is particularly passionate and engaged in practice. The defense is playing very well compared to last year.

Apr 6 2016, 11:07 AM

SDCoug (guest): Best Group So Far: _______ Group to Worry about: ________ Most Intriguing Group:______

Apr 6 2016, 11:09 AM

srchat: 1: Wide receivers 2. Linebackers 3. Linebackers

Apr 6 2016, 11:09 AM

Guest7933 (guest): O'Connell...how good are his feet/fast ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:09 AM

srchat: He's been better at pulling and getting downfield on runs and screens than I expected. He can move a little.

Apr 6 2016, 11:09 AM

Guest7933 (guest): In your opinion who is the fastest in the 40 on the O and D ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:10 AM

srchat: On offense it's definitely Tavares Martin. Defense is tricky because you never really see them run forward in a straight line. Charleston White is really quick and Dylan Hanser is a great athlete, though.

Apr 6 2016, 11:10 AM

Guest8218 (guest): Is there anything that stands out this year in practice compared to last year?

Apr 6 2016, 11:11 AM

srchat: Secondary play. Jalen Thompson is making a lot of plays, and the Cougars have three good cornerbacks when last year I'm not sure they had one.

Apr 6 2016, 11:11 AM

Guest7933 (guest): I liked Taylor T a lot however he seemed to be out of position a lot, burned a lot, have to think anyone else will be an upgrade

Apr 6 2016, 11:11 AM

srchat: Be careful what you wish for. Remember, a lot of players seemed to unseat Taliulu and multiple defensive coordinators eventually decided he was the best player back there.

Apr 6 2016, 11:13 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Is Flor leaving a big loss ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:13 AM

srchat: Not if Riley Sorenson stays healthy.

Apr 6 2016, 11:13 AM

Guest7933 (guest): maybe so however he never was the player I thought he would be

Apr 6 2016, 11:13 AM

srchat: If every player fulfills their best-case scenario, then you probably win a national title.

Apr 6 2016, 11:13 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Begg ever going to see the field ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:14 AM

srchat: Not very likely, but let's give him a while to get used to playing defense.

Apr 6 2016, 11:14 AM

Guest8218 (guest): Will the defensive line be able to get to the QB like they did last year? Who is the best pass rusher?

Apr 6 2016, 11:14 AM

srchat: The DL isn't as far along as they were last year, which is to be expected. Hercules Mata'afa is the best pass rusher.

Apr 6 2016, 11:14 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Maybe true with the traditional powers...not the case with a lot of teams

Apr 6 2016, 11:15 AM

srchat: I'm not sure I understand. But even Alabama has a lot of players who never end up looking like five stars.

Apr 6 2016, 11:15 AM

Guest3694 (guest): what do you think the deal is with suli hameed? after a promising frosh year it seems like he has been injured at all times, including spring. you think he'll ever consistently see the field at wazzu?

Apr 6 2016, 11:15 AM

srchat: I think you kind of answered your own question. It's going to be tough to crack the secondary two-deeps after missing so much time, with the team adding talent back there.

Apr 6 2016, 11:15 AM

SDCoug (guest): River Cracraft seemed to have an off year, most of which was due to dealing with injuries. Is he running at 100% and does he look to be primed for a great final season?

Apr 6 2016, 11:16 AM

srchat: Cracraft had a really good first practice and has looked good at Y throughout the spring.

Apr 6 2016, 11:16 AM

Guest7933 (guest): No question Falks abilty to move versus Connor gave the Cougs at least 2 extra wins..with Gunnar and Joe gone the time may no be there this year..your thoughts ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:17 AM

srchat: Falk scrambled to the left for a session-winning touchdown yesterday, so early indications are good that his mobility will still be a factor.

Apr 6 2016, 11:17 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Taylor was never a 5 star !

Apr 6 2016, 11:17 AM

srchat: So?

Apr 6 2016, 11:17 AM

Guest8218 (guest): So secondary better, linebackers question mark, and defense line not as far along as last year. Defense better or worse then last year?

Apr 6 2016, 11:18 AM

Guest7933 (guest): case in point...on your comment, reaching potential...case closed !

Apr 6 2016, 11:19 AM

srchat: Yes, many players do not realize the expectations fans set for them when they are freshmen, whether they are given two stars or five stars by the recruiting services and every school offers players who don't pan out. But seeing as how Taliulu was a three-year starter, under multiple DCs, I don't know I'd put him in the latter category.

Apr 6 2016, 11:19 AM

srchat: Teams improve over the course of the year. I don't know if it's fair to expect the defense to play quite up to the level it did against Miami, right off the bat, but it will be much, much better than it was at the start of last year.

Apr 6 2016, 11:19 AM

SDCoug (guest): Based on your observations, who are the starters on D this year.

Apr 6 2016, 11:21 AM

srchat: DL: Mata'afa, Barber, Ekuale/McBroom LB: Hanser (Rush), Henry (Nickel), Luvu, Pelluer CBs: Molton, Pippins S: Luani, White/TBD

Apr 6 2016, 11:21 AM

Guest3694 (guest): if you had to bet, who is the starting Rush LB and the other starting LB(outside of Pelluer, obviously) vs Eastern?

Apr 6 2016, 11:21 AM

srchat: Hanser at Rush and Luvu at WLB

Apr 6 2016, 11:21 AM

Guest7933 (guest): UW DB coach had some pretty strong comments about the Cougs, their O and their WR's. maybe this will be the year he sees our starting QB....he came across as a poor winner..

Apr 6 2016, 11:22 AM

srchat: I don't recall the specific comments, but I'm sure all the opposing DB coaches will tell their teams in the film room that the WSU offense is going to be a challenge.

Apr 6 2016, 11:22 AM

Guest4188 (guest): Of the new coaches, who is the most approachable?

Apr 6 2016, 11:23 AM

srchat: They've all been very gracious with their time to me.

Apr 6 2016, 11:24 AM

Guest3694 (guest): who appears to be the incumbent(s) for kick returner and punt returner? and for the record, jimmy lake(uw secondary coach) is awfully cocky about his performance against wazzu considering he has only faced backup qb's

Apr 6 2016, 11:25 AM

srchat: We've only really seen them do punt return stuff so far, and if they had to do it right now I think it'd be Kaleb Fossum, maybe Cracraft. I think it's reasonable to expect Martin to keep returning kickoffs; they seemed to really like what he did last year.

Apr 6 2016, 11:25 AM

Guest4188 (guest): Do these early commits, like high school Juniors and sophomores mean anything other than hype for the team?

Apr 6 2016, 11:25 AM

srchat: They mean that a player WSU liked early enough to offer before their senior season feels pretty favorable about the Cougars at that moment in time. Not a lot more.

Apr 6 2016, 11:26 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Was on KJR..they were hearing footsteps all day and were afraid to go over the middle and Air Raid is like 7 on 7..not real fb..something to that effect..

Apr 6 2016, 11:26 AM

srchat: Hmmm. Well, I guess they earned the right to talk a little smack after a big win. And the Cougars will have an opportunity this year to make him eat those words; given that he'll return basically his entire secondary and the Cougars have so many good WRs coming back.

Apr 6 2016, 11:27 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Yes Falk had 1 game iunder his belt, was facing 3 NFL players and Bender was on the road and little time under his belt...no question with Falk and Dahl Cougs win in Seatttle..

Apr 6 2016, 11:27 AM

srchat: "No question" seems a little strong. No question it would have been a much more competitive game, though.

Apr 6 2016, 11:28 AM

Guest4188 (guest): Does not having a healthy qb at the end of the year, the last few years, point out the weakness in the air raid? We had a pretty good line last year so don't put it on the oline.

Apr 6 2016, 11:30 AM

srchat: The offensive line was good last year, but the passing game as a whole also surrendered 41 sacks. The best Mike Leach TTU teams gave up fewer than 20 sacks. I'd also point out lots of QBs get hurt for at least a game or two, and the QBs who got hurt at WSU were super skinny (Halliday) and pretty young (Falk). The two major injuries, Hallliday against USC and Falk against Colorado, also weren't cumulative injuries: They would have been injured if those were the first hits they'd taken all year.

Apr 6 2016, 11:30 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Middelton has come a long way, saw him on campus once, does not look that big, shot at NFL ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:31 AM

srchat: I'd be a little surprised if he could play guard in the NFL, but I do think he's turned into a very good college lineman and probably somebody who can get a shot in a camp if he wants it.

Apr 6 2016, 11:31 AM

Guest6064 (guest): Does Bigge-duren look agile enough to you to play left tackle? Also, how is the second team offensive line performing? Thanks for all your hard work!

Apr 6 2016, 11:32 AM

srchat: Thanks for that. Bigge-Duren does look pretty mobile considering how young and big he is -- I would have expected him to still be growing into his body even more than he is. I would say this is WSU's best second unit at OL since I've been here.

Apr 6 2016, 11:32 AM

SDCoug (guest): Couple quick-fire True/False: 1) WSU Receivers are the best in Conference 2) WSU Offense (PPG) will finish in top 3 in conference 3) Mataafa finishes in Top 3 for Sacks this season in conference 4) Falk is Drafted by an NFL team when he finally moves on from WSU (Please not for another 2 years) 5)Mike Leach Retires as a Cougar FB Coach.

Apr 6 2016, 11:33 AM

srchat: 1. True 2. True 3. False 4. True 5. Sort of true. It's his last head coaching position but he gets antsy after a couple years and holds a few analyst gigs, maybe writes another book.

Apr 6 2016, 11:33 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Bender gave them 3 scores, Dom drop was huge...still trying to figure why they could not stop gaskins..

Apr 6 2016, 11:33 AM

srchat: A lot of teams are trying to figure out why they couldn't stop Gaskin. He broke some school records. He's pretty good.

Apr 6 2016, 11:34 AM

Guest7933 (guest): So the big thing in the NFL these days is a QB hands..how big are Lukes ? !

Apr 6 2016, 11:34 AM

srchat: Bigger than Trump's.

Apr 6 2016, 11:35 AM

Guest2058 (guest): Do you think chuck white will stay at safety/win the job? Thanks!

Apr 6 2016, 11:35 AM

srchat: I like him at safety. I think he'll stay there. Not sure yet if he wins it or not.

Apr 6 2016, 11:35 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Funny !...I heard Drew had huge paws..12 !

Apr 6 2016, 11:35 AM

Guest4188 (guest): Air Raid puts the qb in the middle of about every play. He is exposed a lot more than in other offenses especially if first read is covered. I would expect more tweaking by Leach.

Apr 6 2016, 11:36 AM

srchat: I think WSU's sack numbers will be down this year. There were more a lot more early in the year that were at least partially on Falk for holding onto the ball too long than there were at the end of the year.

Apr 6 2016, 11:36 AM

Guest3694 (guest): how do you think the RB situation will play out throughout the year? all 4 play but 1 will always be on the bench each week? if i had to guess, id say wicks job is pretty safe as he brings something the other 3 don't, extreme power. seems to me like jwill can do what morrow and harrington can but maybe a bit better. your thoughts?

Apr 6 2016, 11:38 AM

srchat: It's going to be tough to say. I do think it will sort itself out a little bit with injury; that's just the nature of the position. Or rather, last year some guys played banged up where this year they can just play the fresh guys. I'd expect the trio to see the most time against EWU with James Williams getting a few carries, and then I expect his role to expand throughout the year.

Apr 6 2016, 11:38 AM

SDCoug (guest): Favorite player to interview? Favorite Coach to Interview?

Apr 6 2016, 11:39 AM

srchat: Roy Manning is a fun guy with a lot of positive energy. Gabe Marks is always a good interview, and I also think Riley Sorenson gives very thoughtful, well-considered answers.

Apr 6 2016, 11:39 AM

Guest8218 (guest): RB coach said only 3 of the 4 will play this year so who is the odd man out?

Apr 6 2016, 11:40 AM

srchat: Harrington missing spring doesn't help him. I think every week they'll determine the three they want to use based on who is running strongest in practice. That allows a tired player to get a week of rest.

Apr 6 2016, 11:40 AM

Guest1805 (guest): Weird Apple Cup obsession today, guys...? Coming off the 9-win season vs. 2014, does it feel like the mentality/confidence/approach is significantly different this spring compared to last?

Apr 6 2016, 11:40 AM

srchat: There have been a lot of UW questions today. ... I would say everything feels more businesslike. It's a confident team that knows its approach works.

Apr 6 2016, 11:40 AM

Guest3694 (guest): you noticed any new wrinkles in the offense this spring? example, last year there was a shuffle pass we hadn't seen in years prior.

Apr 6 2016, 11:41 AM

srchat: I've noticed the offensive line doing more pulling this spring. It's hard to say if that's a wrinkle or simply trying to get the new guys used to a more complex aspect of the game.

Apr 6 2016, 11:41 AM

Guest7933 (guest): My sense is the BSU will be a tough game, how good will they be, how good is Rypien ?..better than Browning ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:41 AM

srchat: I agree it'll be a tough game. I haven't seen Rypien much, but my sense is he and Browning are pretty comparable.

Apr 6 2016, 11:42 AM

Guest4188 (guest): I would say 41 sacks on 700(guess?) pass attempts is pretty low. Who had the lowest amount of Sacks last year as starting PAC12 qb? I would think the ratio would be about the same.

Apr 6 2016, 11:43 AM

srchat: This chat is moving a little too fast for me to look that up right now, but I would say that 41 sacks is a little higher than comfortable. I believe the Cougars were in the mid-30s the year before. But it's not an awful ratio, either.

Apr 6 2016, 11:43 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Little Buck moved on because of lack of PT...still on campus ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:43 AM

srchat: If he's got classes to finish up I'm sure he's doing that.

Apr 6 2016, 11:43 AM

WTFalk (guest): Interesting, pulling OL? Do you think this will set up some more traditional run concepts?

Apr 6 2016, 11:44 AM

srchat: I'd see it more as an expansion of what the Cougars already do.

Apr 6 2016, 11:44 AM

cubsfan7331: Based on your observations so far where to the cougs rank in Jacob Thorpe's too early to rank rankings in PAC 12 N, PAC 12 and nationally?

Apr 6 2016, 11:44 AM

Guest7933 (guest): yes but why did he leave ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:45 AM

srchat: I haven't spoken with him.

Apr 6 2016, 11:46 AM

srchat: Having not seen the other teams yet, I expect the Cougars to be among the contenders for a Pac-12 North and Pac-12 title. I don't see them as a playoff team, but I've also never really seen one of those up close.

Apr 6 2016, 11:46 AM

Guest206 (guest): Do the players continue to go hard on the weights, as they do right after the season? Have you heard how that has gone overall from Loscalzo? Seems like we heard that last year the team really worked hard in the weight room, which paid dividends.

Apr 6 2016, 11:47 AM

srchat: Loscalzo's been very happy with the work the Cougars did this offseason. Mostly he stressed that everyone seems on the same page and understands what the strength coaches want from them, so the get their work done pretty quickly and efficiently. They still lift, but not as much as in the winter.

Apr 6 2016, 11:48 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Another 5 star hits the dust, Lindquist now a TE....did the Cougs ever go after him ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:48 AM

srchat: That's before my time, although I'd imagine the coaches probably would have been interested in a four-star QB from instate.

Apr 6 2016, 11:48 AM

Guest4188 (guest): Any chance one of the coaches will join you on one of these?

Apr 6 2016, 11:48 AM

srchat: That's a good idea, maybe for the fall.

Apr 6 2016, 11:49 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Switching gears real quick..why in the world did Moos hire a run and gun coach and not go with a different plan like a young Benner ?..easier to recruit...

Apr 6 2016, 11:49 AM

srchat: In football parlance, I think Moos drafts with a best available mindset rather than best fit.

Apr 6 2016, 11:49 AM

cubsfan7331: Speaking of players that leave the program for whatever reason, do you ever run into them, specifically Barry Ware.

Apr 6 2016, 11:50 AM

srchat: I do not, but I don't spend much time on campus other than practice.

Apr 6 2016, 11:50 AM

Guest4188 (guest): Is there any talk in admin about the 13 mil deficit?

Apr 6 2016, 11:50 AM

srchat: I'm sure they talk about funding and budget all the time.

Apr 6 2016, 11:50 AM

Guest3694 (guest): mmm...did Leach's Tech teams ever have pulling OL? never knew Leach even wanted to have pulling OL as it seems the zone scheme is pretty content on taking advantage of the defenses alignment

Apr 6 2016, 11:50 AM

srchat: Not that I recall.

Apr 6 2016, 11:51 AM

MEHeald: Gabe Marks' mentality seems like a great asset to help our underclassman and push the overall level of competition during practices. Is there someone who you feel can carry that same mentality when Marks is gone?

Apr 6 2016, 11:51 AM

srchat: Pippins will be a senior next year and probably the loudest talker in practice. I've noticed Falk has become more visibly and audibly competitive this spring. At WR, maybe Tavares Martin. Marks is kind of in a league of his own in that regard, though.

Apr 6 2016, 11:52 AM

Guest8218 (guest): That has only happened recently. Great ESPN article on Marks and how he has changed his eating, sleeping and recovery habits.

Apr 6 2016, 11:52 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Slow release, never would have worked in the air raid...top 10 in country coming out of HS....How good can Tyler be ? good zip on the ball ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:52 AM

srchat: Yeah, Tyler Hilinski has good arm talent.

Apr 6 2016, 11:53 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Think Toki ever makes it on campus..?..how good is the depth on DL ?..

Apr 6 2016, 11:54 AM

srchat: Toki seems like a coin flip at best. Depth on DL is OK. There's a pretty sizable dropoff after the starters. Ekuale being out hurts quite a bit.

Apr 6 2016, 11:54 AM

Guest7933 (guest): How good did you think this recruiting class was ? Alumni close to the program thought it was very, very good

Apr 6 2016, 11:54 AM

srchat: The current redshirts or the class that is coming in next fall?

Apr 6 2016, 11:55 AM

Guest7933 (guest): one coming in the fall ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:56 AM

srchat: There are already some pretty good playmakers in the class. Isaiah Johnson and Jalen Thompson will both likely be longtime contributors, and the JC DE, Garrett McBroom, will be in the two-deeps as well. As far as the rest, the alumni and I will just have to wait and see.

Apr 6 2016, 11:56 AM

Guest123 (guest): Leach often references less selfish people on the team as a big difference between 2014 and '15. Do you have an idea who that person/people were?

Apr 6 2016, 11:57 AM

srchat: No, but I should say that I've seen a lot of people speculate that he's referring to Halliday when he says that, and I do not believe that's true.

Apr 6 2016, 11:57 AM

Guest206 (guest): Curious who 'Little Buck' was )referred to above?

Apr 6 2016, 11:57 AM

srchat: Deone Bucannon's little brother, David.

Apr 6 2016, 11:58 AM

Guest7933 (guest): Levenseller left Pullman ?....I do miss the Tacoma pipeline'

Apr 6 2016, 11:58 AM

srchat: What's Levenseller up to these days?

Apr 6 2016, 11:58 AM

Guest8218 (guest): Heard Falk put on some pounds. Does he look bigger?

Apr 6 2016, 11:59 AM

srchat: Not really, but the QBs wear enough padding that it'd be tough to see 10 pounds or so.

Apr 6 2016, 11:59 AM

Guest206 (guest): Do other schools do the equivalent of Leaches "junior Day" ?

Apr 6 2016, 11:59 AM

srchat: Yeah, pretty much all the major schools hold junior days I believe.

Apr 6 2016, 11:59 AM

Guest3097 (guest): Mattox, Mitchell or McBroom. Who makes biggest contribution on DL this fall?

Apr 6 2016, 11:59 AM

srchat: McBroom.

Apr 6 2016, 12:00 PM

Guest7933 (guest): BJ is looking like he could see the field, nice to see the small town kids make it,,,enjoy seeing in state kids,,,being a while since we grabbed anyne from Alaska or Canada

Apr 6 2016, 12:00 PM

Guest7933 (guest): I don't know...wish they could have found a home for him, was in school with him, good guy..he would have been great in the air raid

Apr 6 2016, 12:03 PM

WTFalk (guest): I know you're pretty close to the program but how sustainable do you think last year was? Not just blips of 8+ win seasons but consistently doing it? Have you noticed a culture and mentality change over the last year and half?

Apr 6 2016, 12:04 PM

srchat: I think a lot of the excitement around the program right now stems from the fact that the recent success does seem sustainable. The team returns a lot from last season, the recruiting classes are added capable players and the program has real depth right now. Things change, obviously, but it seems like there's a really good foundation in place.

Apr 6 2016, 12:05 PM

Guest3097 (guest): You see Logan Tago being disruptive on the D-Line from his DE spot this fall?

Apr 6 2016, 12:06 PM

srchat: He's still adjusting to the spot, and I think he needs some more size to really be effective there. But every now and then his athleticism shows up.

Apr 6 2016, 12:06 PM

Guest206 (guest): Jacob, do the new coaches seem to be fitting in, and bringing their own contributions?

Apr 6 2016, 12:06 PM

srchat: Yes, they're both pretty distinct coaches. I think Shephard has energized the inside receivers, and Nichol has so much knowledge about the offense.

Apr 6 2016, 12:07 PM

srchat: Alright, everybody, that'll do it for our live chat. Thanks for joining this week. We'll have the full transcript posted shortly.

 

 




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