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TBS Fall Practice Report Day Five

Today was the first full pads practice of the fall, but the addition of the extra protection did not seem to give one side an advantage over the other. The tug of war between offense and defense continued in a stale mate. There was some movement on the depth chart, thought, due to injuries and a position switch.

Last spring the offense imposed its will on a defense that was learning a new scheme. Halfway through spring the defense stiffened up and gave the offense a challenge. So far, neither side has established itself as the supreme force on the practice field. The news out of fall camp so far is how tough the Cougar defense has been playing. "I think we're playing extremely well on third downs, and...

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