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WSU played what resembled a football game on Saturday. And the Cougars even landed a defensive tackle commitment. For a hot second this weekend it sort of felt like fall.

Not quite. According to the Internet, there are 132 days until Cougar football season begins, so enjoy this past weekend, because now it’s time to hunker down until the fall.

While there won’t be anything that resembles a football game again until the fall, the conclusion of spring football means we are officially in offseason ranking season. You know where we try to pass the time by ranking teams, players, coaches, plays of the year, mascots, campus bars. Really anything to pass the time until football.

Well, one of those rankings came out recently and Willie Taylor III was on it. Congrats, Mr. Taylor on making the “The under-the-radar star on each Top 25 college football team” of 2019. Here is what ESPN had to say.

As a redshirt freshman, Taylor played his way into the starting lineup early last season and ended the year as one of the most productive players on the Cougars’ underrated defense. He finished the season with 7.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, a team-high six quarterback hits and three forced fumbles.

Willie Taylor III was good last year. Confirmed.



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