Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/9/13
Takeaways for next year Another college football season has come and gone. An SEC team won the BCS national championship, as usual. Oregon made their usual run at a national championship berth, but came up short, as usual. And a mercurial Washington squad had another disappointing finish to the season with back-to-back losses in the Apple Cup and MAACO Bowl. It was an up and down year, but the Huskies learned a lot this year. The Pac-12 is Brutal Washington could be a ten-win team in an easier conference. Think about that. A 7-5 record in conference play in the Pac-12 is absolutely nothing to sneeze at. Oregon finished up the year as number two in the rankings, and in my opinion should have been the team playing Alabama in the championship. The Pac-12 is one of the most brutal conferences to play in, and Washington’s so-so regular season record was partly a result of playing Stanford, Oregon, USC, Arizona, and Oregon State in a row in an appalling five game stretch (the fact that U...
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