Houston Can't Handle Navy's Option, Opts Out of Playoffs
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Coaches have pounded it into their players' minds for years.
How you practice is how you play.
So when an opponent comes along whose system is difficult for a scout team to emulate, practices that week aren't always gonna prepare the starters for what's coming.
Yesterday, it certainly did for the Houston Cougars and everyone hoping they'd crash the CFP bracket:
That took care of 1000 words on Houston's playoff chances.
A hint was provided by Coach Ken Niumatalolo at game's end:
Damn. The Cougs never had a chance.
Not sure how they celebrated that glorious occasion, but they're going full furlough on this one:
In a sense, so are the Cougars. Against their will.