It's been three years since running back Adam Hine has seen the football field, but the class of 2009's 25th ranked running back is steadily coming along.
In the wake of fullback Iona Pritchard's recent injury, Michael Alisa will have to play a much bigger role. So far this fall, the 6-foot-1-inch, 215-pound tailback has shown surprising speed for his size.
Joshua Quezada has been receiving more work after dealing with an ankle injury.
Hine receives a handoff during position drills. He had been running with the third-team offense and will more than likely redshirt this year.
Players such Houston Reynolds, Matt Reynolds and Austin Holt push a practice sled.
Versatile receiver Marcus Mathews catches a pass from a Cougar quarterback during drills.
Assistant wide receiver coach Ben Cahoon, with his trademark receiver gloves on, gives some instruction.
Hine runs through a drill while senior running back Bryan Kariya tries to knock the ball out of his hands.
After a very good first season as a freshman receiver, Cody Hoffman is poised to have a very good sophomore season.
Some defensive big boys, including Eathyn Manumaleuna, Hebron Fangupo, Romney Fuga and Graham Rowley, listen to instruction during practice.
Big 6-foot-6-inch, 313-pound freshman offensive tackle Ryker Mathews looks fit for his size.
Tight end Richard Wilson catches a pass during drills. Wilson figures to be part of the tight end rotation as a downfield receiver in this year's offense.
Big 6-foot-4-inch, 225-pound freshman walk-on outside linebacker Tanner Cox of Pleasant View has shown a lot of potential early in fall camp.