Day three of fall camp is in the books, players donned shoulder pads for the first time and we had the arrival of our first fall camp buzz word. Speed was a popular topic on Rogers Field Tuesday and for the first time in recent history, the coversation wasn't about the lack of it.
"It looks like we have more players with more speed," Paul Wulff said after practice.
Vince Grippi talked speed and a few other keen observations in his practice recap blog post.
Washington State Cougars Official Athletic Site
Tuesday's practice was the first of the season with helmets, shoulder pads and shorts for the Cougars...as predicted, the intensity picked up with the addition of pads as the sound of pads popping filled Rogers Field on another warm afternoon on the Palouse.
Offseason a numbers game for some WSU football players - Spokesman.com - Aug. 9, 2011
What’s in a number? A lot apparently, though just about everyone denies it. Take Deone Bucannon for example. The Washington State safety exceeded expectations last season as a freshman, starting eight games and leading the Cougars in tackles. His number 10 jersey seemed to be involved in nearly every play.
Cougar Football Practice Day 3 (via WSUCougarAthletics)