PHOTO ESSAY: Scrimmage 1

PULLMAN -- The Cougar offense racked up five touchdowns in the first scrimmage of the spring, the Washington State defense returned a fumble 68 yards, there was a brouhaha between a pair of defensive and offensive combatants, and that's just for starters. An exclusive CF.C crimson and gray pictorial of Scrimmage No. 1, in glorious hi-res and living Technicolor.

Quarterback Gary Rogers was 9-of-13 for 147 yards and two TD passes. Combined with Alex Brink, the duo was 16-of-21 passing for 200 yards with three TDs and no interceptions

Safety Husain Abdullah with a glorious stick

Safety Christian Bass and offensive lineman Andy Roof got into a brief scuffle during the Cougs' first scrimmage of the spring

Running back Chris Ivory rushed for 60 yards on only eight carries in the scrimmage

Michael Bumpus has looked in mid-season form during the early part of the spring, making difficult catches with ease

Defensive end Lance Broadus closes in on running back Kevin McCall

Receiver Charles Dillon guts out a few extra yards after the catch

Cornerback B.T. Walker brings the hammer with him on this hit on wide receiver Scott Selby

Michael Bumpus had six catches for 40 yards and a TD in the scrimmage

WR Charles Dillon had 6 receptions for 82 yards and a TD in the Cougs' scrimmage

Defensive end Ansley Jean-Jacques raises up in front of the pass from QB Cole Morgan

Hosses Micah Hannam, along with Andy Roof, look to build a wall in front of the Cougar quarterback

Marcus Richmond, whom Bill Doba has compared to Cougar great Shaumbe Wright-Fair because of his slashing running style, makes a wicked cut

Quarterback Gary Rogers rifles one out into the flat

RB Chris Ivory picks his way upfield

QB Cole Morgan goes up top

Marcus Richmond rushed for two TDs, with 40 yards on 12 carries

QB Gary Rogers threads the needle

Linebacker Greg Trent has been turning in some hard hits this spring

WR Charles Dillon loses the handle on the pigskin

With the offense driving to the end zone, Christian Bass picked up this fumble and returned it 68-yards before QB Gary Rogers tracked him down

The Washington State defense swarms to the football during the scrimmage

While also mentioning the positives seen during the scrimmage, coach Bill Doba also said; ""I think we have 35 more practices before we play Wisconsin. And thank God we do."

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