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Punting: A Dennis Bounds Exclusive

Those of you who read Sports Illustrated on a regular basis may have noticed a familiar name in the ‘Letters’ section of this week’s issue.

Commenting on an article on punters from a previous issue, KING TV news anchor Dennis Bounds unveiled his gridiron genius by recognizing the Washington State University football team.

Bounds’ letter is printed as follows:

“In the 2003 Holiday Bowl, Washington State’s Kyle Basler punted seven times for a 40.1 average, and five of those punts were inside the Texas 20-yard line. Basler was named MVP of the game for keeping the Longhorns pinned in their own territory.”

Bounds has been an institution at KING TV for nearly two decades. He got his start with the station in 1991, becoming a co-anchor of the nightly news program by 1994.

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Two BIG Things We Learned From Watching The Apple Cup

Kevin Lopina

Neither team is what you would call “good.” But on Saturday, it was very clear that the Washington Huskies were flat-out better than the Washington State Cougars.

That’s not the only thing we learned while watching the Apple Cup, however. Each team presented us with information about who they truly are in Washington’s 30-0 victory over their in-state rival. We break down those two BIG things right now.

1. The Cougars possess the most fragile QB corps in history.

You may remember a short time ago when I made a ridiculous prediction in our Super Megapost regarding the status of the Washington State quarterbacks for Saturday’s game. Here’s a direct quote from that article:

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Coach’s Son Leaves Shaky WSU Football Program

jtlevensellerWhen your own son turns his back on you, you know things aren’t going well.

That’s exactly what happened in Pullman over the weekend, as sophomore quarterback J.T. Levenseller announced that he would be transferring from the Washington State University football program. Levenseller is the son of WSU receivers’ coach Mike Levenseller.

J.T. Levenseller, who was slated to redshirt during his freshman season, played in four games in 2008 due to a litany of injuries that ravaged the Cougar quarterback corps.

Entering fall practice, Levenseller sat third on the team’s depth chart, but dropped to fourth after freshman Jeff Tuel began to show promise in recent days.

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