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Cougar defense impresses in final padless preseason practice: Notes and observations from Day 2 of Washington State fall camp

Aug. 5—Washington State will hold 25 fall-camp practices ahead of its season-opener Sept. 3 against Idaho. The Spokesman-Review will be in attendance for each of those, tracking relevant storylines, notes, depth-chart developments and key plays as the Cougars prepare for the 2022 football season — their first campaign under coach Jake Dickert. Below are observations…

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Cougars put pads on

Aug. 6—The first day of full pads is often one of most anticipated for a football team in the early stages of fall camp and that was the case for Washington State on Friday at Rogers Field. No more going through the motions. It was time to clash. “We just love it, putting the pads…

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‘This is here, for real’: First-year Washington State coach Jake Dickert eager to debut ‘New Wazzu’ when fall camp opens Wednesday

Aug. 3—PULLMAN — Technically, Jake Dickert is a first-year head coach. So, it's only natural that he's feeling a bit of “nervous energy” on the eve of his Washington State football team's first day of fall camp. But he's uniquely prepared for the moment. When the Cougs begin preseason exercises Wednesday morning, it won't be…

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Three storylines to watch throughout Washington State’s fall camp

Aug. 3—PULLMAN — The first fall camp of the Jake Dickert era at Washington State is right around the corner. The new-look Cougars take Rogers Field at 9 a.m. Wednesday to begin preseason preparations leading up to their opener on Sept. 3 against Idaho. Before then, we should have answers to some of the key…