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WSU FALL CAMP: Day 4 Roundup

Focus ... intensity ... it's all here for you. Although, if you want a good laugh, start with the WSUFB piece on Paul Wulff. The first picture of him is worth the click alone. If you wondered why we switched to Nike from Russell, there's a great reason.

There's also a link at the bottom from Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News about conference revenue. Nothing earth-shattering in there, but if you want to know the relative value of being in L.A., look at UCLA.

Has Coach Wulff Been Lifting? - WSU Football Blog
Maybe he'll never have that chiseled, greek-god-like physique, but something seems to have changed. Maybe he's been down in the weight room with his players, hopping on the bench and throwing around some iron? Maybe he's gone the P90-X route, where so many other celebs and others like that have been praising the effectiveness? Whatever it is, it's a very good thing for coach Wulff, and honestly, for the program.

Intensity picks up at WSU - SportsLink - - Aug. 11, 2010
The number of guys with non-serious tweaks grew long before the scrimmaging started, with people like freshman Bobby Ratliff suffering a groin strain and others, like Alex Hoffman-Ellis (back), Jared Karstetter (hernia), Daniel Simmons (hamstring), Aaron Gehring (leg), Justin Clayton (knee) taking part in only certain segments of practice. Others, like Brandon Rankin, Bernard Wolfgramm and Mike Ledgerwood skipped all or part of the scrimmage sessions to keep them fresh. And ill offensive lineman Tyson Pencer still didn’t suit up.

FOOTBALL: Practice No. 4 Recap - First and Crimson
The Cougars are still a day away from going full pads in practice, but you can tell they are getting antsy to put them on. What started out as a thud scrimmage session - the longest one of Fall Camp thus far - was pretty much a full-on tackling session by the end.

Cougars out to prove Neuheisel has no clue | WSU Cougars - The News Tribune
Tuel said he sees improvement in the Cougars after four fall practices. WSU appears to be the unanimous pick to finish last in the Pac-10, but Tuel wants to make the so-called experts devour humble pie. "It’s motivation," Tuel said. "Nothing else matters but what we believe in our hearts and minds, and what we know we can do. "We’re going to win games, and we’re going to surprise people." DAY 4: Morton making mark; air battle waged
PULLMAN -- The words were not said loudly so much as they were said passionately. Emphatically. Powerfully. "Bang the drum, baby ... Are you ready? Are you ready? We are accountable, men to men."

Preseason position reviews: punter - Pac-10 Blog - ESPN
Miller likes Forrest, but wimps out and doesn't actually "rank" them. REID FORREST FOR HEISMAN!
Washington State: Reid Forrest punted 86 times in 2009 -- 16 more boots than anyone else in the league -- and averaged a stout 43.2-yards per punt.

Pac-10 football: Conference revenue and per-school distribution figures | College Hotline
History says that the Los Angeles schools are on TV more often than the other teams — with exceptions for a given year, of course — because they’re usually good (especially in USC’s case) and because they’re in the biggest media market … Which means that the more you play USC and UCLA, the more often you’ll be on TV, too … Which means the more you play USC and UCLA the more TV revenue you receive … Which means that everyone wants to be paired with the L.A. schools or receive scheduling assurances about frequency of games vs. the L.A. schools.

Video of Wulff talking after practice after the jump.