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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer If Bishop Sankey keeps churning out yards like he did in his first two games of this season, the quiet ball carrier for No. 17 Washington will no longer be a secret tucked away in the Pacific Northwest.
Through two games, Washington's junior running back is the national leader in yards rushing per game, averaging 184.5.
He started the season with 161 yards and two touchdowns in the Huskies' season opener against Boise State, then followed up last Saturday with a career-best 208 yards on 35 carries in Washington's 34-24 win over Illinois.
The 208 yards bettered the 205 he ran for in last December's Las Vegas Bowl against Boise State.
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Husky fans…Bishop Sankey is leading the nation in rushing. Do you remember the last time a Dawg was #1 in rushing?
Good read by Adam Jude at the Sea-Times.
“The unassuming junior set career highs with 208 yards on 35 carries, plus two touchdowns, in the Huskies’ nonconference college football victory over Illinois in Chicago. Through two games, he is averaging 184.5 yards...
Washington has become a difficult team to defend behind running back Bishop Sankey and quarterback Keith Price, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to work on in its final tuneup before Pac-12 play.
The 17th-ranked Huskies look to match their best start in 12 years with their 10th straight home win against an unranked opponent Saturday when they face FCS member Idaho...
RB Bishop Sankey, DE Josh Shirley and DB Marcus Peters talk about Washington's win against Illinois.
Bishop Sankey is one of most fearless runners in the Pac-12, and the Illinois Fighting Illini got to feel his full fury in Chicago on Saturday.
#19 Washington 34, Illinois 24
Analysis: Bishop Sankey ran all over Soldier Field with a vengeance to the tune of 208 yards on 35 carries, with an additional 63 yards receiving. Keith Price threw for 342 yards and two scores and...
On Saturday, September 14th, the Illinois Fighting Illini took on the #19 Washington Huskies in a “neutral” site game at Soldier Field in Chicago, Washington supporters occupying roughly 3/17 of the seats for the 5:00 game. Both teams came into the game 2-0 and coming off of blowout wins, Illinois over Cincinnati, and Washington over Boise State. The Fighting Illini received...