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Athlon’s 5 reasons why WSU a dark horse contender for the Pac-12 crown

ATHLON PREDICTS Washington State will finish fourth in the Pac-12 and ranks the Cougs No. 28 nationally. But in perhaps a nod to how competitive the Pac-12 North shapes up, Athlon on Friday listed five reasons why Washington State can be a dark horse Pac-12 contender in 2017.

Luke Falk, a formidable stable of running backs, a rising defense and talent aplenty in the receiving corps are four of the reasons for optimism out on the Palouse, Athlon writes.

Athlon also cites the odd WSU schedule, with the first five games at home, as being conducive to a fast start.

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