Next opponent Wazzu

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bigskyconf
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Our next opponent is Washington State this Saturday, and they are not happy, given the success of the rest of the Pac-12 so far. Courtesy of Jacob Thorpe of the Spokane Spokesman-Review...

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/s ... -0-2-hole/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

If we can clean up the debacle that happened last night against Western (a big IF), we should have a shot at an upset. They aren't any better than Oregon State.
ScottHood
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Doubtful considering WSU's 0-2 start that the atmospshere will be intimidating at all in Pullman. Viks could pull the upset if they play well in all areas w/ no breakdowns - limit penalties, turnovers, etc.
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Agree they are well positioned for an upset. To win we need more big plays and no turnovers. Something less than 18 penalties would be nice also.
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They key to beating Wazzu is to get Halliday frustrated. He tends to mentally meltdown after a couple of bad plays and doesn't recover. Pick off a pass early and the game gets within reach.
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Keeping Halliday off-balance would sure help. WSU looks like an up-scale Western Oregon. Our corners and safeties are going to have a long afternoon.
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At least WOU tried to run the ball every now and then. WSU just passes over and over again to start off.
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bigskyconf
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Vik/Wazzu "First Look", courtesy of the Spokane Spokesman-Review...

http://www.spokesman.com/cougs/stories/ ... ton-state/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I'll see if I can find some more articles as the week goes on. Lord knows OLive won't. :nod:
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bigskyconf wrote:Vik/Wazzu "First Look", courtesy of the Spokane Spokesman-Review...

http://www.spokesman.com/cougs/stories/ ... ton-state/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I'll see if I can find some more articles as the week goes on. Lord knows OLive won't. :nod:
Sounds like they think Penn is a running back.
VikHoops
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martymoose wrote:
bigskyconf wrote:Vik/Wazzu "First Look", courtesy of the Spokane Spokesman-Review...

http://www.spokesman.com/cougs/stories/ ... ton-state/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I'll see if I can find some more articles as the week goes on. Lord knows OLive won't. :nod:
Sounds like they think Penn is a running back.
After watching the first two games, I thought he was a running back. ;)
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VikHoops wrote:
martymoose wrote:
bigskyconf wrote:Vik/Wazzu "First Look", courtesy of the Spokane Spokesman-Review...

http://www.spokesman.com/cougs/stories/ ... ton-state/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I'll see if I can find some more articles as the week goes on. Lord knows OLive won't. :nod:
Sounds like they think Penn is a running back.
After watching the first two games, I thought he was a running back. ;)
touché

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bigskyconf
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Cougs preparing for dual threat of McDonagh and Penn...

http://www.spokesman.com/cougs/stories/ ... qb-threat/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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