PHOTO ESSAY: Fall Camp Part II

PULLMAN -- The Cougars don't start truly cracking heads until Thursday out on the Palouse when the players will don full pads, but there's been no shortage of high flying highlights in the early days of fall camp. Presented in living Technicolor, this crimson and gray 17-photo pictorial, as seen through the CF.C photo lens.

Brian Williams shields fellow cornerback Markus Dawes in fall drills. One aim of the shield drill is to help better increase concentration in traffic

Junior RB Kevin McCall, here taking the handoff from quarterback Gary Rogers, has looked noticeably quicker this fall camp

Freshman OL Joe Eppele, who looks like a rebar enforced brick house, gets his hands out front to stave off a defensive attack

Strong safety Eric Frampton, Washington State's leading tackler last season, in fall drills

Freshman offensive lineman Micah Hannam shows off his first step, in his first fall camp, at Washington State

Defensive coordinator Robb Akey looks down the point of attack

Members of the offensive line work on drills at Washington State's fall camp

Uber-athletic safety Xavier Hicks waits his turn to get in on stripdrills where the goal is to rip the pigskin away from your crimson counterpart

Running back Skylar Jessen takes the handoff from quarterback Arkelon Hall in fall camp drills, all under the watchful perusal of RBs coach Kelly Skipper

Quarterback Cole Morgan is battling this fall with Hall for the No. 3 spot behind Gary Rogers and starter Alex Brink

Wide receiver Finas Rabb, The Big Slam, looks in the ball to make a reception during Washington State's 2006 fall camp.

A noticeably sleeker DT Matt Eichelberger receives direction in the early goings of the Cougars' fall drills

Freshman defensive end Kevin Kooyman, named Prep male athlete of the year by the Seattle Times and Tacoma News Tribune, attacks the sled in his first WSU fall camp

OL Grady Maxwell, he of the great feet, is the cousin of Cougar great Marcus Trufant. Maxwell already has a pretty good gameday face going on early in camp. He is not practicing however, after being saddled with an injured knee.

Walk-on linebacker Sam Tennant didn't have to travel far for college, playing his high school ball for the Pullman Greyhounds.

P Fritz Brayton launches one against a brilliant Palouse sky

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