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WSU redshirt freshman adds explosiveness to running game

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LEWISTON — It doesn’t matter much that whenever Gerard Wicks runs the ball he is brought down by the Washington State defense shortly after crossing the line of scrimmage.

The freshman running back’s runs may not last long, but they finish far downfield with a trail of battered defenders adjusting their pads and muttering in his wake.

“He’s just running right now, I don’t know how to explain it, like a horse with blinders,” quarterback Connor Halliday said after Tuesday’s…

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