Thanks to Thursday’s upset, the Huskies are back in the top 25. Washington is ranked 23rd in the Associated Press poll and is just on the outside, leading “others receiving votes,” in the USA Today coaches poll.
What do you think was the problem with the passing game? I know the protection was great all night. The guys up front did a really good job. I know that I needed to make a lot of those throws. I feel like I let a few of the guys down tonight. They were running great routes.
Main goal and focus for rushing game “The main goal for us was to get back to what we know and the way we know how to play. Stanford had a lot of respect for our team, we just had to get down and play our brand of football. Getting back to what we do best was the key to our rushing success tonight.”
If you said Washington would win, did you really believe it?
Apparently, the Huskies did.
Washington used a stout, pounding performance reminiscent of the Don James era and 2009’s 16-13 upset of USC to pull the 17-13 upset of Stanford on Thursday night. Let’s take a look at the news, notes and numbers: