Sept. 22, 2007
Final Stats |
Team captains for the Huskies were: Dan Howell (Newhall, Calif.), Jordan Reffett (Moses Lake, Wash.), Louis Rankin (Stockton, Calif.) and Anthony Russo (Lakewood, Wash.).
Weather conditions at the 7:30 p.m. kickoff: 61 degrees, light rain. Wind was listed at 7 mph from the north.
Washington won the toss and will receive in the north end of the field.
UW opened the game with two tight ends - Robert Lewis (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Michael Gottlieb (Mercer Island, Wash.) - for the first time this season.
Sophomore Matt Mosley (Chandler, Ariz.)earned his first career start at the cornerback position in place of freshman Vonzell McDowell, Jr. (Kent, Wash.).
Transfer Byron Davenport (Long Beach, Calif.) entered the game early in the game. He suffered a hamstring injury in preseason and previously played just four plays this season - all against Boise State. He played the 2005 season at UCLA.
For the second-straight game, Washington has limited its opponent to a failed field goal on its first possession. Ohio State missed a 44-yard try. UCLA missed a 41-yard attempt.
With the 10-10 halftime score, Washington extended its streak of not trailing at halftime to six games. The Huskies have not trailed at halftime since the Nov.4, 2006 game at Oregon.
Senior linebacker Dan Howell grabbed his second career interception in the fourth quarter. Both of his career interceptions have come against UCLA - in 2006 he returned a 33-yard interception in the fourth quarter for a TD that clinched UW's win at Husky Stadium.