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Seniors finally savor sweetness of apples

3 TDs for Winston

THIS ONE WAS for the seniors. The players who, in their first three years, had never seen an Apple Cup victory. The class that almost closed out its final season in crimson and gray without a single conference win. Saturday's 31-28 overtime thriller against Washington was both engineered by and for Jeff Tuel and Co., a group that simply refused to give up.

"We dedicate this win to our seniors," said coach Mike Leach in a postgame radio interview. "They've been through a lot." That started with Tuel. "We came out ready to go," said the starting quarterback who has seen far more than his fair share of injuries in the last two seasons. "We played with everything that we have." TUEL ENDED THE SEASON with 5,936 passing yards, the seventh-most in...

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