Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/26/13
The catch phrase that will not die I’m sure by now the pain of watching the monumental Washington State meltdown in the New Mexico Bowl has started to at least go numb, so I thought we’d talk about a certain phrase that seems permanently woven into the history of Wazzu Football. Coug n’ it. Did Washington State go “Coug n’ it” at the New Mexico Bowl against Colorado?  Yup!  They sure did.  As plain as the crooked nose on Mike Leach’s face, they sure as heck did. How else do you describe giving up 18 points in the last 2.5 minutes of the 4th quarter to lose a bowl game?  How else do you describe 3 fumbles on 3 consecutive touches by the Cougars in the final minutes of the game? “Coug ‘d it” is even in the dictionary.  Look it up here! Sure, you can try and point a finger at Leach for some questionable play calls. He ultimately chose not to run out the clock, but that type of action is not who he is.  He doesn’t do that… ever! And if you are a coach playing against Leach, you best
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