Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/4/12
Exclamation Victory in Apple Cup Saves Hopeless Season Prior to the final game of the season against Washington, the Washington State Cougars couldn’t have had a more disappointing season. They defeated only Eastern Washington and UNLV, while losing to everyone else including Colorado – whom the Cougars gave their only victory. To add onto that, star wide receiver Marquess Wilson quit the team with only three games left, along with releasing a statement claiming physical and emotional abuse from the coaching staff. With all of these dark clouds hovering over the football program,Mike Leachstill found a way to rally his team and defeat the Huskies in the most important game of the season. The Apple Cup. With that being said, let’s take a look back in time at the Washington State Cougar’s 2012 college football season. Best Play The best play of the season came at the most crucial time possible for the Cougars – in overtime of the Apple Cup. It was the first play from scrimmage for the...
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