Fall football camp has finally begun on the Palouse. One thing the Washington State Cougars can say this fall that they couldn't say last year, is they're quite a bit deeper this time around. No one likes to talk about losing someone on the front lines, but if that happens this year – and it's almost a guarantee given the physicality of the college game these days – Cougar coaches think their team is better equipped to handle it.
"I think we can handle a few injuries," said head coach Paul Wulff. "No one ever likes to say that but there are a few positions where we do have that kind of depth, where if we had an injury we probably wouldn't really drop off."
Coach Wulff said one of the other benefits of having a deeper team this year is the competition it creates at all positions. And the players have said they're happy to take on that kind of challenge.
"It's really competitive, big time," said safety Chima Nwachukwu. "Basically, when we're out there you have to be on your stuff and be on the beat."
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