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2016 Schedule
8-5, 2nd in Pac 12 - North
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What's the biggest spring storyline for each top 25 team?

Spring practices are beginning. Whether it's replacing a coach or a quarterback, evaluating a big-name transfer or getting top recruits into the mix, each of our top 25 teams faces uncertainties.

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3dChantel Jennings

Pac-12's strongest position groups: North

We take a way-early look at the top position groups in the Pac-12 North, which sees a tough defense in Washington and offense almost everywhere else.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington State has two players that were invited to the NFL combine: safety Shalom Luani and wide receiver Gabe Marks.

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11dKyle Bonagura

Taking a look at each Pac-12 coach's best team

We revisit each current Pac-12 coach's best squad at any point in his head-coaching career, including Kyle Whittingham's undefeated 2008 Bama-beater.

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20dKyle Bonagura

Post-signing day Pac-12 Power Rankings

With signing day in the books, here's an updated look at how the Pac-12 Power Rankings will shake out in 2017. Did USC stay on top?

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Grading the 2017 Pac-12 recruiting classes

USC stole the spotlight, but it wasn't the only Pac-12 power to ace national signing day. With six teams in the top 30, the Pac-12 made its presence felt on the recruiting trail.

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25dErik McKinney

Alabama lands yet another ESPN 300 prospect

The rich got richer during the past hour of signing day, as Alabama, Michigan and Florida signed three of the top remaining ESPN 300 prospects.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Riley is set to address the media in minutes at Nebraska after a final push that produced mixed results here. The Cornhuskers landed ESPN 300 CB Elijah Blades over Florida but lost athletes Greg Johnson (to USC) and Michael Onyemaobi (to TCU) in addition to receivers Jamire Calvin (to Washington State) and Joseph Lewis (to USC).

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Washington State LB pleads to lesser charge

Washington State linebacker Logan Tago has been suspended indefinitely after reaching a plea bargain related to a June incident in which he allegedly hit a man and stole beer from him.

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30dChantel Jennings

Three questions for Washington State in 2017

Can the Cougars start the year better, get the ball to their running backs in the passing game and continue the improvement on defense?

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Mike Leach's season ran aground

Wazzu's eight-game winning streak was followed by three closing losses, including one to a Minnesota team that nearly skipped the Holiday Bowl. Leach is left answering more questions heading into the 2017 season. Coaches' stock (Insider)

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Two major returns for Cougars

Cody O'Connell went from a backup in 2015 to one of the nation's most acclaimed linemen. And Luke Falk returns for his senior season with a staggering 10,629 career passing yards and 1,017 completions. Top 25 returning players (Insider)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is Washington State's schedule in 2017: Sept. 2 vs Montana State; Sept. 9 vs Boise State; Sept. 16 vs Oregon State; Sept. 23 vs Nevada; Sept. 29 vs USC; Oct. 8 at Oregon; Oct. 13 at Cal; Oct. 21 vs Colorado; Oct. 28 at Arizona; Nov. 4 vs Stanford; Nov. 11 at Utah; Nov. 25 at Washington

Cougars still OK after draft declaration

Washington State will benefit from the return of QB Luke Falk for his senior season, writes Adam Rittenberg. Falk has thrown for 10,888 yards and 89 touchdowns in his past three seasons. Winners and losers (Insider)

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40dChantel Jennings

Pac-12 NFL draft early-entry winners and losers

Oregon and Washington State should feel good about their returning players, but the same can't be said for Stanford after it lost Christian McCaffrey.

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