Sunday, December 05, 2010

Holiday Bowl

The Washington Huskies have been rewarded for their improved, yet still mediocre, season with a trip to the Holiday Bowl.  Unfortunately for the Huskies, they will be matched up with the also unfortunate Nebraska who beat the bejezuz out of the Huskies 56-21 earlier in the season.  Not much of a reward for Nebraska who finished the season with a respectable 10-3 record and a #18 ranking.  The earlier meeting was as much of a one sided domination as I have seen any college team other than Washington State take.  What's worse is that it was a home game for the UW.  There's no reason to think it won't be a worse beating in a neutral location.  Still, if anyone were to offer me free tickets and transportation to/from warm San Diego I'd be there yelling myself hoarse.  And even if it turns into the severe beating I'm expecting, it's still better than not being in a bowl.  Hopefully the extra practice and extra television coverage will help the team be more experienced next year and help with recruiting.  I'm hoping that this is a sign of better things to come next year and into the future.
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