Marques Tuiasospo's biggest accomplishment this week was getting his unsettled team back to practicing for what they know best, playing football next week against BYU in the Fight Hunger Bowl.
In the flurry of Husky Football's transition into a new coaching era, the defense is staying focused on the Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco and playing against Brigham Young University's very similar fast-paced, no-huddle offense.
Washington tailback Bishop Sankey has earned second-team All-America from the Associated Press while Husky tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was named to the third team.
Marques Tuiasosopo says carrying on a tradition of "Huskies always help Huskies" is why he is "thrilled" to be the interim head coach for the bowl game amid uncertainty among UW assistants.
Washington tailback Bishop Sankey has earned a spot on the Walter Camp All-America second team.
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Washington junior Austin Seferian-Jenkins has won the John Mackey Award, presented annually to the nation's top college tight end, the Mackey Award announced this morning.
The 26th coach in 124 years of Husky football is ''honored and humbled'' upon arriving at Washington. He cites a need to step out of his ''comfort zone'' for a fitting challenge after 13 years at Boise State.
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Washington to Play BYU in Fight Hunger Bowl
Washington's fourth bowl in as many Decembers will be a return of interim coach Marques Tuiasosopo to the Bay Area, where he played in the NFL for six seasons. Eleven Husky players will be having Christmastime homecomings for the Dec. 27 game, too.