Team preview: Washington State

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Football aside, it was an offseason of heavy hearts for Washington State.

On April 21, 2006, Judy Doba, wife of Washington State coach Bill Doba, died after a four-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 65.

The Cougars obviously would take great joy in being able to dedicate a memorable season in her honor. And despite Washington State concluding 2005 in the Pac-10 basement, a winning record and a bowl berth is possible.