PULLMAN – Washington State came out in the second half of Saturday's 35-34 loss against Colorado…
After Buffalo stampede, reality sets in
Before the season started, talk centered around how Leach went to 10 bowl games in 10 seasons at Texas Tech. And then the Cougars got down to business – and the dust began to settle. When Washington State faltered against a strong BYU, no one batted an eyelash. They weren't expected to find success in Provo – and this was the first game of the season; Leach's first opportunity to get his feet wet. Then came back-to-back wins against Eastern Washington and UNLV. They were ugly wins, but they were wins. Then came Saturday, and things just got ugly. THE COUGARS WERE unable to execute anything except their chances at winning the game, and they lost – by a point – to what some people had pegged as the worst team in conference history. Never mind that they came into Martin Stadium as 20-point favorites. "I don't get it," senior cornerback Daniel Simmons said after the game. "In my opinion, we lost to a team we're far better than." He's not the only one who didn't get it...
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