Monday, October 01, 2007

[Jayne] Even in defeat, UW proves something - The Columbian
...One misstep can alter the national championship landscape, and Washington was waiting with its picks and shovels.

"I believe my words at the beginning of this week were, 'We do not have to play a perfect game. But, when we make our mistakes, we can't let our chins drop,' " Willingham said.

College football is a world is which moral victories are eschewed by coaches and downplayed by players. Yet there are real lessons to be learned from taking the nation's No. 1 team down to the wire...

...the score tells us that the Huskies played with panache.

"I think we understand that we are a good team," quarterback Jake Locker said. "We don't let little mistakes here and there get us down."...

Also, Upset of USC eludes Huskies again - The Columbian
Huskies were their own worst enemy - Everett Herald
Dawgs drop upset - Everett Herald
Close, but no solace for UW - Tacoma News-Tribune
‘Little mistakes’ loom large against vaunted Trojans - Tacoma News-Tribune
Huskies flirt with upset, eventually fall to top-ranked Trojans - Washington Daily

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