One of the beauties of receiving a postseason bowl berth in college football is having the opportunity to spend a handful of days with your teammates doing absurdly fun things.
This time a year ago the Cougars were in El Paso preparing for the Sun Bowl but 366 days later (it was a leap year!) the Cougs are now in San Diego, which everybody agrees is a much more desirable location.
Yesterday the Cougars were treated to their gift suite where they picked up several new pieces of swag, followed by time spent in the game room, which was essentially a hotel conference room set up with ping-pong tables and video game consoles. Finally, WSU hit the field for an afternoon practice as the Holiday Bowl is just THREE (!) days away.
Holiday Bowl swag! #GoCougs #JoinTheHunt pic.twitter.com/zXXjuSCBOQ— WSU Cougar Football (@wsucougfb) December 23, 2016
The best part of Friday was easily Roy Manning’s practice hype video. If these videos don’t make you want to run through a brick wall after watching them, you’re clearly doing something wrong.
Practice on deck and We are bringing in the Big Guns!!! 4 days until kickoff... #GoCougs! #SpeedD #AirRaid #Forces @HolidayBowlGame pic.twitter.com/yr6feXcn3X— Roy Manning (@CoachRoyM) December 23, 2016
Here’s the official recap from day two in San Diego, courtesy of the WSU Cougar Athletics YouTube page.
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