Washington State's fall camp continues to cruise along with the team completing their ninth day of practice Friday. Gabe Marks continues to be one of the stars of practice and from all accounts sounds as if he may open the season as the starting outside receiver opposite Marquess Wilson.
In doing so, Marks would be stepping into a role which should net him around 80 targets. Assuming he is able to maintain a solid level of play throughout the season, you're probably looking at roughly 50 catches and between 400-450 yards for the freshman.
Marks is the subject of one of the two video interviews from the WSU Athletic Department. Just a hunch, but I'd say this will be one of many Marks interviews over the next few years.
WSU Football: Gabe Marks after practice Aug. 10 (via WSUCougarAthletics)
WSU Football: Mike Leach after practice Aug. 10 (via WSUCougarAthletics)
A quick programming not before we jump to the links. Bernard Lagat will run in the final of the men's 5000m today at 11:30 a.m. PT. Lagat will be going for his third career Olympic medal. The race will be streamed here and will be broadcast on delay during NBC's primetime coverage.
Live, from Pullman, it’s the Cougs - Spokesman.com - Aug. 11, 2012
PULLMAN – Like most other things about Mike Leach and his offense, the goal for quarterback Jeff Tuel in today’s scrimmage at Martin Stadium will be simple.
Eye on the prize - Moscow-Pullman Daily News: Sports
Washington State returns all four starters from last year’s defensive backfield, but as defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach Mike Breske pointed out, that means little in terms of the level of experience this year’s starting group will bring onto the field.
The kid's still shining at WSU camp - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Aug. 10, 2012
If you polled observers of Washington State's training camp and asked who has impressed the most on the offensive side of the ball thus far, the answer would probably be the same across the board. And Gabe Marks continued his tear on Friday. Read on.
PULLMAN, Wash. - One of Washington State's starting offensive lineman may be lost for the season, but no matter. The team is all about staying focused as opening day approaches.
Washington State worked out for two hours in shoulder pads and helmets on Rogers Field Friday afternoon.
2012 POSITION PREVIEW: Outside Wide Receivers - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Junior Marquess Wilson headlines the outside receivers after setting WSU single-season records with 82 catches and 1,388 yards and tying Jason Hill for second with 12 touchdowns. Wilson has received numerous preseason accolades and has responded well to the new coaching staff's requests that he play with more physicality. Opposite Wilson, redshirt sophomore Kristoff Williams (nine catches, two touchdowns) and sophomore Isiah Myers (seven catches) both return after seeing limited action in 2011 but turned in good springs.
Countdown to Cougars Football with Deone Bucannon - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Are you excited to play in the new Martin Stadium? The new press box looks amazing. It was really cool being here all summer to watch the making of it with each pillar that went up. It will definitely help make this stadium one of the loudest in the country.
Cougars in Australia Blog - Junior Longrus - Washington State University Cougars
I definitely like Sydney a lot, I like it more than Melbourne, it's a great city. I love the architecture, especially on the high-rises.
Washington State Cougars Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University will induct an eight-member class into the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame Sept. 21-22, 2012, Director of Athletic s Bill Moos announced Friday. In addition, two teams have also been selected for induction.