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When Washington moved from 4-3 to a 3-4 defensive front under Justin Wilcox, the search began for hybrid athletes that could play outside linebacker and standup defensive end depending on the defense called. Last year Cory Littleton was the first hybrid 'backer to see significant playing time with the philosophy switch.

The Huskies continue to look high and look to find those unique 'hybrid' athletes that are good enough to fit a role within a few different situations. Playing against the number of diverse offenses in the Pac-12 required players to handle a straight power team one week, a spread team the next week, and a west coast-based offense the week after that - let alone hybrid offenses that try to do a...

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