In good standingLast year’s WSU football graduation rate of 57 percent was a 4 percent increase over the previous year, according to the NCAA’s annual report. According to head coach Mike Leach, the team should see a much bigger jump this year when the graduation figures are released. “Our graduation rate, which comes out shortly, is going to break the record all-time here,” Leach said after Wednesday’s practice. To break the record will require a sizable jump for the Cougars. In 2008, the football team graduated 68 percent of its players, the second-highest mark in the Pac-12.
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