PULLMAN, Wash. - Love him or hate him, quarterback Alex Brink set school records for yards and touchdowns while with the Cougs. That means Paul Wulff's team lost a lot of offense with Brink's graduation. However, a very capable successor is ready to roll. Gary Rogers is a fifth-year senior. Finally starting, the former backup had a good education. "It's been a pretty easy transition," said Rogers. "Being under Alex I learned a lot of things as far as leadership and stuff like that is concerned. I am just really excited to be that guy and continue to lead this team." "Gary has been here five years so he is well aware of how things are run and the tempo it needs to get done," said Wulff. "It's important that he does well. But it's important that the other ten on the field help that guy out." The Cougs open the year in Seattle on August 30 against Oklahoma State.