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Losing Can't Hide Improvement

Donald Butler (Kim Grinolds/Dawgman.com)

That one really hurt. I know the loss to UCLA really hurt the team and coaches because I watched their reactions closely as it was ending. They had played tough, hard football only to lose again. It was tremendously disappointing and that was obvious, but it's just as bad for us fans. We suffer right along with them.

Losing on the road again, losing their third straight, and the fifth out of the last six games, is getting old. Ever since that great win over the Trojans, things have taken a turn. Much of the luster has come off the thought of an instant turnaround, a bowl game, and a return to our days of glory. We're all probably going to have to keep reminding ourselves that this is a work in progress. It...

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