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New Mexico Bowl festivities

Friday before the New Mexico Bowl was a big day for Washington State University players and fans. A morning press conference opened the festivities, followed by a kickoff luncheon. After practice sessions by WSU and Colorado State, Cougar fans and players gathered for a pep rally in the Old Town district of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Press Conference at the Isleta Resort and Casino

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Washington State head coach Mike Leach speaks to members of the media with center Elliot Bosch left and safety Deone Bucannon, right, during a press conference held before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at the Isleta Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Washington State head coach Mike Leach speaks to members of the media during a press conference held before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at the Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Kickoff luncheon at the Isleta Resort and Casino

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Washington State fan has his photo snapped as the WSU football team heads to a luncheon held before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at the Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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The Gildan New Mexico Bowl trophy is seen on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Washington State head coach Mike Leach heads to a luncheon, before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at the Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Washington State buck linebacker Kache Palacio cheers as the WSU band plays during a luncheon held before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at the Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Pep Rally and Battle of the Bands at Old Town Plaza

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Washington State band member Eden Medhane, right, joins band members in a pep rally before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in the Old Town district of Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Washington State band member Eden Medhane, second from right, cheers with band members during a pep rally before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in the Old Town district of Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Washington State athletic director Bill Moos claps along with the band during a pep rally before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in the Old Town district of Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Washington State senior cheerleader Alyssa, center, cheers during a pep rally before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in the Old Town district of Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Colorado State cheerleaders and fans get pumped up during a pep rally before the New Mexico Bowl on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in the Old Town district of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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