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Cougar football practice starts back up after taking the day off on Monday

The Cougars took Monday off after a Sunday night practice

Washington State v Arizona State
 Running back Jamal Morrow #25 of the Washington State Cougars rushes the football against the Arizona State Sun Devils
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The Washington State football team took a well deserved day off on Monday and today they will be back on the practice field at 3:30 p.m. to start the week off and the countdown to the start of the season. With the first game being just 18 days away, Mike Leach is doing everything he can to get everyone healthy and ready for the start of the 2017 football season.

After spending last week in Lewiston, the Cougars returned home to Pullman to scrimmage under the Martin Stadium lights on Friday night. Coach Leach gave the team Saturday off before they returned to a full pads practice on Sunday night. With practice being scheduled every day through the weekend, the Cougars were given one more day to rest up before hitting the field for 6 straight days.

While practices are still open, some of the practice times have changed since they were first announced a few weeks ago. Practice on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday will be at 3:30 p.m. Practice on Thursday will be at 2:30 p.m. Their second scrimmage of fall practice will come on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. They will then wrap up the week with practice on Sunday night at 8 p.m.

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