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Sour Apples; Cougs Fall to UW

Jake Brown threw for 292 yards and 3 touchdowns, and the Husky running game added 168 yards as the Huskies use a huge first quarter to dominate their 3rd straight Apple Cup 42-17 in Pullman. In possible the biggest Apple Cup in history, the stage was set for the #5 rank Huskies and #23 Ranked Cougars to battle in a classic for the right to go to the Pac-12 Championship.  This Apple Cup was everything but that, the Cougs came in like a team who had nothing to play for and just looked over matched both offensively and defensively. In the Huskies opening drive the game, quarterback Jake Browning drove the huskies 76 yards sparked by a 50 yard pass from receiver Dante Pettis to Darrell Daniels and Myles Gaskin punched to in from two yards out to give Washington the early 7-0 lead. On the Cougs first possession, Jamal Morrow fumbled the ball and the Huskies had the ball Cougar territory.  A few plays later, Browning found Pettis from 18 yards out to put the Dawgs up 2 touchdowns.  On the following Husky drive, Browning found Pettis in single coverage and the corner Darrien Molton fell down and Pettis…
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Buffs Trip Cougs, Apple Cup Looms

The Colorado Buffaloes used a quarterback/running back combination to rush for 250 yards and power through the Cougs in Boulder 38-24.  In the first ranked matchup the Cougs have had since early October, they were looking to make a statement and come away from the high altitude with their biggest win of the season over the tenth rank buffaloes. On the first drive of the game for the Buffaloes, quarterback Sefo Liufau drove the Buffs down the field in 10 plays giving the ball to the back Philli Lindsay in the last 3 plays to gather up 34 yards as Colorado took the early 7-0 lead.  The Cougs answered back the following drive when Falk found Robert Lewis from 15 yards out to tie the game at 7.  The next drive for WSU, Falk threw a nice ball over the shoulder of Jamal Morrow and he took it in for the 46 yard touchdown completion to put the Cougs up seven at the end of the 1st. Just when the Cougs looked like they had found their stride, the Buff defense tightened up. Colorado tied up the game early in the second on a quarterback keeper from Sefo Liufau.  The…
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