Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 1/10/13
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Dear Mike Riley, I am writing in search of some answers that only you can give. I know you are upset, at least I have to believe you are, over the loss to the Texas Longhorns (31-27) on December 29th in the Alamo Bowl. Yes, definitely disappointing. But I have to ask: What happened to you? Where did you go? You are a big time college coach, Division I. You have been in this business for over twenty years. Beaver hearts are bleeding. I know you didn’t tank it as a coach, you have too much integrity. Texas’ coach Mack Brown made you look like a Pop Warner coach. Please, tell me you have a reasonable explanation for the multiple coaching blunders you put on display that night. You were so outcoached in this game; it was shocking the game was actually close. At the end of the first half, why didn’t you call timeout? The team only had a few seconds left even if the spike was successful to stop the clock. Or if you had got the first down, how many plays do you think you woul...
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