Third-string QB?There’s no question that Halliday and Apodaca are WSU’s top two quarterbacks. But there is some doubt about whom the third-string QB will be when the Cougars travel to Auburn for their Aug. 31 opener. Leach said freshmen Tyler Bruggman and Luke Falk are each “doing a lot of good things” through six days of camp, but he’s not sure how that battle will shake out. “I anticipate (Bruggman) traveling some,” Leach said. “And then do we pull the redshirt off? Maybe not if we don’t have to. It just depends on how things shape up. It’s difficult to say. If he learns everything and it becomes automatic, if he can knock one of those guys off, then that’s different.” Bruggman, who was considered by most recruiting analysts as the gem of Leach’s 2013 signing class, said the coaches haven’t discussed the specifics of what his role might be this season. But he said he’ll accept whatever they think is best for the team. “If that means playing, I’ll be ready to go,” Bruggman said, “and if that means redshirting, I’m going to get as many mental reps as I can to keep improving.”
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