Ideally I prefer playing inter-sectional contests on a home-and-home basis. the Auburn game in 2013, however, offered us an opportunity to receive a substantial guarantee that will help us to address many of the items on our list of improvements in the sport of football.
— Given the context of our little debate the other day ... yes, it's a payday game. You can look at it as an opportunity as you wish, but it wasn't scheduled for that reason. Cougars | Rewind: Live chat with WSU athletic director Bill Moos | Seattle Times Newspaper