Washington fought a hard battle against the Boise State Broncos in the 2012 Las Vegas Bowl, but fell short of victory by a few yards and two points. After falling behind 18-3, the Huskies clawed their way back into the game and even took the lead at one point in the game.
This game will go down in 2012 as one of the best games in terms of on-field storyline, but it was not as entertaining to the Washington Huskies fanbase. There were serious shortcomings on the field, and it cost them the game.
Even the special-teams unit, who was gloriously effective for three quarters, busted a major play that cost Washington the game. The final score was 28-26 in favor of the Boise State Broncos, but there were a lot of variables that allowed that final score to happen.
Let's explore the Washington Huskies and examine where they succeeded and failed along the path to a heartbreaking two-point loss to the kings of the Smurf Turf.