Down 20 early in the third quarter, Washington found itself with a chance to take the lead on California before the Huskies watched their chance slip away.
Former Washington quarterback Mark Brunell has been inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame as a member of the 2015 Class, the Tournament of Roses announced this morning.
Joe Mathis stepped into the Husky Stadium tunnel after a recent team meeting. Washington had just finished practice, so the junior was still in his shorts and the sleeveless Superman T-shirt he wears under his shoulder pads.
In this 100th anniversary of what is now the Pac-12 Conference, the only two programs who have been in the conference every year continuously since its inception – Washington (2-1) and California (3-0) – open league play against one another in a 2:00 p.m. game this Saturday.
All Brandon Beaver could do was laugh. The defensive back stepped in front of a fourth-quarter pass on the goal line to end a Utah State drive during Washington's 31-17 win over the Aggies. When the junior corralled the ball, he sprinted the other way.
As a receiver in high school, Tristan Vizcaino knows what it feels like to score a touchdown. But, once the sophomore arrived at Washington as a kicker, he didn't think the chances he would find the end zone again were "very likely."
Jake Browning threw for 368 yards and three touchdowns, and Washington pulled away in the second half for a 31-17 win over Utah State on Saturday.
They still call him "Tank." That's the thing about nicknames – they tend to stick. However, while that's the name most commonly used in discussions about former Washington standout Terry Johnson, the person who earned the moniker is drastically different these days.
The Pac-12 Conference announced today that the Huskies' Pac-12 opener vs. California Sept. 26 at Husky Stadium will kick off at 2:00 p.m. PT and air on Pac-12 Networks.
The Washington football team plays its second of three straight home games as Utah State comes to Seattle for the third-ever meeting between the two teams.
By Mason Kelley GoHuskies.com
Chris Petersen cracked a smile. Washington's coach had just been asked about the trio of freshmen who helped spark a 49-0 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday in the Huskies' home opener. And, after a performance like that, well, the smile fit the moment.