PROVO — BYU had an impressive debut to the 2012 season on ESPN, beating down Washington State 30-6. The game caught the attention of several national and local pundits who had a lot to say.
- BYU ruins Mike Leach's debut writes Christain Caple of the Union-Bulletin.
- Sports Illustrated's Stewart Mandel was at the game taking note of how Leach's Cougars would fare against the BYU Cougars. It was a rocky start.
- It was Mike Leach's return to BYU, and the return was largely, well, see what SBNation had to say.
- Many bloggers locally were roundly impressed by BYU's performance including Brett Richins, editor and publisher of deepshadesofblue.com.
- A lot of questions were answered in the first game with Vanquish the Foe providing answers to some of those key questions.