All the teams in the WAC are expecting to improve over last year. Yes, even Boise State expects it.<br><br>Is it reasonable to expect?<br><br>Probably not given how good they were last year. But coach Hawkins thinks his defense is vastly improved over the one that dominated the WAC last year. "For the first time since I've been here, we have a defense that's fully capable of shutting out people consistently," Hawkins said.
August 6, 2003