PULLMAN—Washington State’s football coaches have been so impressed with Colton Teglovic, they decided to foot the bill for his senior year of college.
Teglovic was called into coach Eric Mele’s office before the start of Wednesday’s practice and told he would be placed on scholarship. Mike Leach announced the news to the team during a drill at the start of practice.
“It was a blessing,” Teglovic said. “I felt so happy and really excited. They let the whole team know during ‘Bull in the Ring’, and it was awesome to get that reaction out of everybody and have everybody be happy for me.”
The former walk-on played in 12 games last year, primarily on special teams. His tackle of a Miami return man while playing gunner on the punt team makes frequent appearances in highlight videos of the 2015 season.
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