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Typically when a college football coach goes through their perfunctory remarks about an opponent, it's done as a sign of respect for their abilities. During Wednesday's Montlake media session, Tyrone Willingham talked about California's defense in glowing terms, professing his 'love' for their style of play. But if you are an opposing coach trying to find ways to penetrate whatever the opposition throws at you, you can't really 'love' what the other team does. Can you?

It's clear that Run-DMC's world of 'bad meaning good' doesn't apply to Willingham. "Their style is obvious - they play hard," Willingham said Wednesday as the Huskies (0-0, 0-1) get to work in their first conference matchup of the year against the pesky Golden Bears (0-0, 1-0). "It leaps out at you. This defense understands. They play hard and they play fast, so we have to be prepared to... Recommended Stories