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Grading the cougars: D+

Passing offense: D

Despite 227 yards, three fumbles and three interceptions killed drives.

Rushing offense: C+

Montgomery eclipsed 100 yards and averaged 6.9 yards a carry.

Passing defense: F

After 489 yards, three TDs and two receptions more than 60 yards, there is no other grade.

Rushing defense: D

Hawaii averaged 5.3 yards a carry.

Special teams: C

No big returns, but poor kickoff coverage and the big muffed punt.

Coaching: D

The slow start everyone decried is not just on the players.

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