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WSU Preview: Defense Has Made Cougars an Elite Team

October 11, 2017
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Washington State's Mike Leach brought his "Air Raid" to Pullman six years ago, and created instant offense in the Palouse. The word was, "If he ever gets a defense, the Cougars will be really good."

Well, he has and they are. 

Off to a 6-0 for the first time since they were 7-0 in 2001, the Cougs are ranked eighth in the country. Two weeks ago they had a season-defining upset of USC and last week went into Eugene and took care of Oregon, 33-10. They are heavy favorites over Cal in Friday night's game at Memorial Stadium.

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