Fanshots

Are the Virginia Cavaliers the ACC's third-best team? - NCB - ESPN

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I'm going FanShot crazy today! If you have an Insider account, this is a nice read on what Bennett is doing at Virginia, featuring some healthy skepticism.

THE RAID ON AOL: How Vox Pillaged Engadget And Founded An Empire

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If you're curious about the history and current state of CougCenter's parent company, this will be an interesting read for you.

Potential recruits for Leach and WSU per Scout

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9 players visiting this weekend per scout.com 7 of whom list other BCS offers on their pages. Pretty impressive Mr. Leach. This doesn't include Kenny Lawler who now lists us in his top 3. This would be a mighty fine way to finish up a recruiting class, I am personally crossing my fingers for Eldrenkamp from Bellevue choosing the Crimson and Gray.

Message Boards, Social Media, and Recruiting from the TNT

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Interesting article from the Tacoma News Tribune about a few in-state recruits and fan's reactions to these players picking out-of-state schools. Pretty sad how low people can go, aided by largely anonymous internet message boards and social media. EDIT NUSS: Good discussion here. Join in if you wish.

SMU commit considering Cougs

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Speedy Athlete/RB Robert Lewis is committed to SMU, but said he'll visit wazzu, likely on jan. 13th with alot of other recruits. He runs a 4.5 40 yard dash and is around 5'10", which looks like good size and speed for a running back, but could be a WR/CB as well.

Could a Grizzly Be The Pirate's Choice for DC? Footballscoop.com update

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This from Footballscoop.com "Washington State: We hear that a huge number of guys have contacted Leach about serving as defensive coordinator. Sources tell us that Montana defensive coordinator Mike Breske has impressed Leach. We haven't heard that it's a done deal; but Breske might be the one."

Martin Stadium Construction Update

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Something's missing, but I can't put my finger on it.

Gabrial Marks has WSU as favorite

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Quick update on CB/WR Gabrial Marks recruiting, CougFan.com had a report that said the cougs are his favorite, and assuming he has a good visit mid january, he will likely commit.