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WSU FALL CAMP: Day 11 Roundup

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Just as we were starting to wonder if the offense was going to show signs of life, it goes out and has its best day of camp. Here are this morning's links:

FOOTBALL: Practice No. 15 Recap - First and Crimson
Toward the end of practice, the first units lined up against each other for a one-minute drill. Sophomore quarterback Jeff Tuel marched the offense right down the field, hitting redshirt senior wide receiver Jeffrey Solomon for a touchdown with two seconds left on the clock, capping a 60-yard drive.

FOOTBALL: Practice No. 14 Recap - First and Crimson
Quarterback Jeff Tuel and the gang are starting to find their rhythm. Tight end Skylar Stormo and wide receiver Jared Karstetter have been slowed due to injuries, but they both looked completely healthy this morning. Stormo hauled in a big gain from Tuel, and Karstetter scored during one of the scrimmage sessions

Cougars enjoying depth at running back - Spokesman.com - Aug. 19, 2010
The depth at running back, which Ungerer calls "unbelievable," has given the Cougars a chance to experiment with Richmond, a 6-1, 218-pounder at the fullback, or H-back position. "Being able to do that has helped our running game," Ungerer added. "We can always move him back if we need to, because in this league you need a lot of good backs, and I think we’re in that position."

Hoffman-Ellis tackles problems, foes | WSU Cougars - The News Tribune
Why? Simply put, Hoffman-Ellis was throwing his life away. Hoffman-Ellis said he "fell in with the wrong crowd" and was academically ineligible for high school sports until his senior year except for some non-varsity sports before he was kicked out of Santa Monica (Calif.) High during his junior year. ... "I’m not really comfortable talking about it," the normally gregarious Hoffman-Ellis said. "I try to leave it completely in the past. I was getting in a lot of trouble. I’d sneak out of my house at night and do things I couldn’t even think about doing now. A couple close calls – like, really close – with the law."

Chat with Washington State Athletic Director Bill Moos - WASHINGTON STATE OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
A transcript of the online chat Moos had with fans.

Miller Time (8/18) - The Solid Verbal Podcast
Ty and Dan talk with ESPN’s Ted Miller about the impact of the NCAA’s penalties on USC, Oregon’s QB battle, Jake Locker’s prospects for 2010, and Nick Foles’ hairstyle.

Who are the Pac-10's big-play guys? - Pac-10 Blog - ESPN
Washington State: Marquess Wilson ... is a true freshman who has made numerous plays in preseason camp. He's not a burner -- Jeffrey Solomon is probably the Cougs' fastest receiver -- but his 6-foot-3 frame allows him to go up and get the ball over smaller defensive backs.