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Archives: Sep. 2012

Sep.
30th

Washington cracks the top 25


Keith Price had to evade a lot of tacklers in Washington's upset of Stanford. TED S. WARREN / The Associated Press

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.

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Sep.
30th

Pac-12 Saturday wrap


Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday took several shots from Oregon's defense Saturday night. TED S. WARREN / Associated Press

Apparently, all the surprise in Pac-12 play took place Thursday. Saturday went as expected. Here’s what we learned:

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Sep.
29th

Pac-12 weekend viewing guide


Oregon has had a lot to celebrate early in this season. DON RYAN / The Associated Press

Still a busy weekend ahead after Washington’s upset of Stanford that should vault it into Sunday’s polls. Here’s a look at what’s happening Saturday:

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Sep.
28th

Stanford postgame quotes


Washington was able to hold Stepfan Taylor, the conference's second-leading rusher, to 75 yards. TED S. WARREN / The Associated Press

QB Josh Nunes

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.

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Sep.
28th

Washington postgame player quotes


Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant celebrates his fourth-quarter interception on fourth down. TED S. WARREN / Associated Press

Senior FB Jonathan Amosa

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.”

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Sep.
27th

Washington stuns Stanford, 17-13


Steve Sarkisian celebrates late during the upset of Stanford. TED S. WARREN / Associated Press

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:

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