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WSU WR Tyler Baker talks about his pet wolf

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We've known Tyler Baker had a pet wolf for quite some time. Mike Leach broke the story last fall, including the tidbit that some players call Baker "Wolfy."

The wolf situation became more clear on Sunday as Baker discussed his unique pet. Baker spoke to the media after the second fall camp practice and Jacob Thorpe was there to document the very important details. The wolf talk starts around the 40-second mark, but the entire interview is worth a listen.

So there you have it. Tyler Baker has a dog that is about 1/4 wolf and does an interesting bark/howl thing.

That wasn't the only revelation to come out of camp on Sunday. Defensive line coach Joe Salave'a also met with the media and is now sporting a goatee and looks like he wants to demolish people. Even more so than usual. That should help with the sideline intimidation next season.



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Video: Joe Salave'a after practice

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Video: Roy Manning after practice

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Today the Washington State Cougars will hold the first of 23 practices before they open their season in Martin Stadium against Portland State on Sept. 5.

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For a while, it looked like the offense was going to do all the shining at training camp on Sunday.

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Washington State football continued fall practice with a two-hour workout in helmets and shorts at Sacajawea Middle School Sunday afternoon.