Originally written on WSU Football Blog  |  Last updated 9/23/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 16: Long snapper Mike Leach #82 of the Arizona Cardinals warms up on the sideline against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Louisana Superdome on January 16, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints won 45-14. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
"So we can learn to pick ourselves back up again." Good morning Cougs (and I say good morning, not because it IS a good morning but because I wish it was).  We can dispense with the pleasantries today for obvious reasons - yesterday's loss was an all-timer, wasn't it?  I have been a Coug fan since watching Mark Rypien run the Jim Walden offense back in the day, even saw an Apple Cup at Joe Albi if you can believe it as a really young kid.  But I never was a die hard until 1988 or 1989, somewhere in there.  That's when I fell hard, not just because I was a student at WSU in the fall of '89 but I just loved the crimson and gray for everything that it represents.  We are the underdogs of underdogs, the school in the middle of nowhere where half the population questions why anyone would ever consider going to a school like that!?  But if you've gone to school there, if you have been part of the Coug family, you understand what it all means.   Anyway, that was a tough one, in a long ...
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