HONOLULU – Andrew Hudson and DiAndre Campbell could not look forward last November to visiting paradise.
Told by the previous coaching staff that they would not be returning to the Washington Huskies football team for their fifth years of eligibility, Hudson and Campbell figured they’d be playing somewhere else by now, far from Aloha Stadium, where the Huskies begin the Chris Petersen era on Saturday with a 7:30 p.m. game against Hawaii (CBS Sports Network).
Instead, the two are not only still on the roster, but atop the depth chart at their respective positions – Campbell at receiver, Hudson at defensive end – visiting the beach and snapping photos and preparing to start another season as Pac-12 football players.
“It’s just a true test of resilience,” said Campbell, a wide receiver from Oakland. “Just realizing a true testament to everything we’ve done, all the hard work we’ve put in doesn’t go unnoticed.” Read more »