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Looking beyond the Holiday Bowl, Part II

Washington won their last three games in a row, and not only earned a trip to the Holiday Bowl, but they got a huge measure of revenge in beating Nebraska. That is a great reward not only for a team that worked so hard to overcome a three-game losing streak, but also for a program that has not been to the post season in nearly a decade.

Besides the win, perhaps the biggest boon to the school was the additional 15 practices that they took advantage of, both in Seattle and in San Diego. In those practices, not only were offensive sets and defensive schemes being honed and refined, but the battles for next fall began in earnest. Bowl practices are where young kids get their chance to really step up and show how much they've... Recommended Stories

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