Two key points about Coug D from Mike Leach at media day

HOLLYWOOD – One of the main storylines for Washington State in 2016 is how much the Cougs can build off of last year's gains on defense. Mike Leach in talking about the stop corps at media day brought up two key points worth noting.

The first, said Leach, is that the defense last year -- as a whole -- became much more decisive under Alex Grinch in the defensive coordinator’s first season at WSU.

The second was that Washington State quickly went from no clear starters in the secondary, where Grinch is the position coach, to a clearly defined, solid unit. Three of those four defensive back starters, and 7 of 8 in the two-deeps, return this season. Leach also talked about Steve Spurrier in this clip.

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