Found September 16, 2013 on
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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 the Huskies defense held Illini quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase to a season low 156 yards on just 9 of 25 passing. Kevin Smith led the Huskies receivers with 104 yards.
Bishop Sankey: A
The Illini simply had no answer for Sankey from the get-go. Price hit Sankey with a 31-yard touchdown strike for the first points of the game, and Sankey plowed in from the one early in the second quarter to give the Huskies a 17-3 advantage.
Josh Shirley: B+
The Huskies defense harassed Scheelhaase most of the game, with Shirley getting to the Illini quarterback three times. The junior defensiv...
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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.
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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...