Congratulations to the Washington State Cougars on their upset Saturday of 25th-ranked Southern California. It must feel like a bowl win anytime the Cougs beat USC, especially having not done so since 2002.
It didn’t take long after the final whistle blew for Wazzu fans to start flooding the social media environment with tweets, texts and posts of jubilation. And it didn’t take long for some of them to proclaim the win as one of the signs of the return of football power to the Pacific Northwest – sometimes referred to Washington state – small ‘s.’
The reasoning? Besides Wazzu’...