Posted October 25, 2013 on AP on Fox
More than 20 years after he last coached a game, this week for Washington is all about Don James. The former Washington coach, who led the Huskies to a share of the national title in 1991, died Sunday at age 80 from pancreatic cancer. And Saturday night, when the Huskies (4-3, 1-3 Pac-12) host California (1-6, 0-4), will be the first chance for the school to pay tribute to James. Washington is also trying to snap a three-game losing streak, while California has dropped five straight. James' family will serve as honorary captains and the school will have a halftime tribute. James was so respected among his conference peers that California will wear ''DJ'' decals on the back of its helmets even though he dominated the Golden Bears during his Washington tenure, going 12-2. ''We're trying to live up to a standard that he set, but that's the reason I chose this job. I came here to win championships. Coach James set the standard,'' Washington...

Sankey, Price lead Huskies to 41-17 rout of Bears

Bishop Sankey ran for a career-high 241 and two touchdowns, Keith Price threw a pair of long touchdowns to Jaydon Mickens and Washington snapped a three-game losing streak with a 41-17 thumping of California on Saturday night. Washington paid tribute to former coach Don James, who died last Sunday at age 80 due to pancreatic cancer by thumping the school James dominated as the Huskies...

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