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Huskies Follow Familiar Theme

Keith Price (USA TODAY Sports)

LAS VEGAS - You could almost script out how the 21st MAACO Bowl Las Vegas was going to play out. Both Washington and Boise State would hang neck-and-neck, trade body blows for four quarters and one or two key plays would spell the difference. And the 28-26 final score certainly followed the pattern laid out by both teams all year long.

Even though Boise State won 10 games, they hadn't necessarily won those games with their patented high-flying offense. And similarly, despite Washington's 5300-plus yards in 2011 didn't show themselves at all in 2012 as Keith Price regressed behind a young, struggling offensive line. So that's how it evolved, like a play in three acts; the first act was Boise State landing the initial shots... Recommended Stories


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