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Washington's schedule becomes focus of playoff debate

SEATTLE (AP) Washington's nonconference schedule clouded the Huskies' candidacy for the College Football Playoff for weeks. It was at the forefront of the debate again on Sunday when the Huskies landed the No. 4 seed and a spot in the national semifinals against top-ranked Alabama . The weak competition Washington rolled through in the nonconference season became an argument against...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen has fantastic quote on facing Alabama in the College Football Playoff

The College Football Playoff is set and while there was drama all night and into the morning Sunday, things turned out about how everyone expected. Clemson will face Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl, while Alabama is headed to Atlanta to take on Washington in the Peach Bowl. The Huskies made it in over Big Ten champion Penn State.Clearly the Huskies are fired up to be in the playoff...
Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

Washington will play Alabama in the Peach Bowl

The Huskies sneak into the College Football Playoff over the Nittany Lions The best season for the Washington Huskies in nearly two decades included a 12-1 record, a Pac-12 title, and now includes a berth in the College Football Playoffs. The Huskies will play the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta on New Years Eve. "We think we have a heck of a team and we think...
Via UW Dawg Pound
17 hours ago

WATCH: West Linn's Elijah Molden scores 70-yard TD

West Linn running back Elijah Molden, who has verbally committed to the Washington Huskies, sped for a 70-yard touchdown on the second play of the game in the Class 6A football championship game against Central Catholic on Dec. 2 at Providence Park. Billy Gates/Staff
Via The Oregonian
1 day ago  |  Discuss

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 4 Huskies too much for No. 8 Buffs in Pac-12 title tilt

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The No. 4 Washington Huskies scored first and last and too many times in between as they ran away with the Pac-12 Conference Championship, defeating...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Washington makes brilliant case for College Football Playoff berth

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Make the right call, selection committee. Put newly anointed Pac-12 champ Washington in the College Football Playoff. No need to wait until Sunday to make up your minds, either.The now 12-1 Huskies handled your eighth-ranked Colorado Buffaloes, 41-10, here Friday. It marked the seventh time in 10 games against conference opponents that Washington has won by...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

INSTANT REACTION: Buffs mauled by Huskies in Pac-12 Championship

  SANTA CLARA – The No. 8 Colorado Buffaloes fell short of the No. 4 Washington Huskies with a 41-10 loss in the Pac-12 Championship. The Buffs were unable to execute in all three phases of the game, eventually leaving the field with no other option than to lick their wounds. Ryan Koenigsberg, Jake Shapero, and Allie Monroy broke down the loss after the game.    
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

Washington Huskies destroy Colorado, prove they belong in the College Football Playoff

The Washington Huskies destroyed Colorado 41-10, proving that they belong in the College Football Playoff. That’s not to say that UW was perfect. It wasn’t. Washington’s usually steady passing game completed just 9 of 24 passes for 124 yards. The Huskies also turned the ball over on downs on their second possession, taking a sack on fourth-and-eight from the Colorado 36. This...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Colorado falls to Washington in Pac-12 Title

  SANTA CLARA –  The No. 8 Colorado Buffaloes fell 41-10 to the No. 8 Washington Huskies. The Buffs dropped to 10-3 on the season with their Pac-12 Title loss but it was a pretty sight as the Buffs played for their first title since 2005. Here are the best photos from the day: Matt Sisneros-Pac12 Champ
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

WATCH: Huskies, Buffaloes go back-to-back with amazing plays

Like many on this Friday night, the PAC-12 Championship game appears to be drunk. With Washington leading 24-7 in the third quarter, somehow this Jake Browning pass to John Ross turned into a 19-yard touchdown for the Huskies: So much happened on that play, including an insane one-handed catch by Ross. The play should’ve resulted in a sack, and if not a sack, maybe a pick...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Washington's John Ross make an unbelievable TD catch in Pac-12 title game

We've seen great touchdown catches all season long across college football, but man, we haven't seen anything quite like we got from Washington's John Ross Friday night in the Pac-12 championship game.Check out the video below. Washington is up 24-7, and when Colorado gets a solid pass rush on QB Jake Browning, he attempts to throw it away — but right as it appears that the pass...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Colorado vs. Washington Live-Thread

The Huskies look to secure their first Pac-12 title in 16 years tonight in a nationally televised game against the Colorado Buffaloes on FOX. After an 11-1 regular season, it's all come down to this. For the first time in the six-season history of the Pac-12, the Huskies are representing the North Division in the conference's championship game. Between them and a league title stands...
Via UW Dawg Pound
2 days ago

Gametracker: Colorado Buffaloes vs. Washington Huskies – Pac-12 Championship

Washington vs. Colorado Buffaloes football: Live updates, stats, play-by-play and more.
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Colorado Vs. Washington Live Strteam: Watch Pac-12 Championship Game Online

Championship weekend finally is here. The No. 4 Washington Huskies barely are clinging on to the final College Football Playoff spot, which means they need to beat No. 8 Colorado in Friday night’s Pac-12 Championship Game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., to keep their CFP hopes alive. The Cinderella Buffaloes, meanwhile, can play spoiler and clinch (at least) a spot...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

One-on-one with Washington coach Chris Petersen

Earlier this week, I visited Washington to work on a Jake Browning feature that’ll run in the Pac-12 Title Game pre-game show (FOX, 5  p.m. ET). In addition, I chatted with Huskies coach Chris Petersen as he prepared for Colorado. The following is some of what we discussed.Q: Has it been harder to kind of tone out the outside noise as things have gotten bigger? Now you guys are...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Washington hopes to ride Pac-12 title to playoff berth

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Washington coach Chris Petersen is happy to let others do the politicking and lobbying when it comes to the College Football Playoff.He believes what the fourth-ranked Huskies do on the field will speak loud enough. Washington has its final chance to state its case Friday night in the Pac-12 championship game against No. 9 Colorado."I have confidence that...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington at #4 in Penultimate CFP Rankings

Win and we’re in, right? With the release of the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings until after conference championship weekend, the Huskies find themselves back in the top four. In the event of a Washington victory over Colorado come Friday, it’s likely the Huskies remain in the top four. This would be almost guaranteed if Clemson were to lose to Virginia Tech...
Via UW Dawg Pound
5 days ago

Shutdown secondary key to No. 4 Washington's success

SEATTLE (AP) When Budda Baker gets an opportunity to sit down and watch NFL games on Sundays, or when he takes the time to watch film of the pros he would like to emulate, it all looks very familiar. He sees the same techniques, the same coverages being played by the professionals that he's been taught since arriving at Washington. ''Exactly to a T. We run an NFL defense,'' Baker...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rout of rival has No. 6 Washington on cusp of playoff

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Eight years ago, Washington walked off the field at Martin Stadium engulfed in a sea of crimson, its football program at the lowest point in its history. When they left that same field on Friday night, the Huskies were passing the Apple Cup trophy like a baton - from teammate to teammate - hoping it's the first of a few trophies to be celebrated this year. Next...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies throttle Washington State, prove they belong in the College Football Playoff

The Washington Huskies destroyed Washington State 45-17 in the Apple Cup, proving that they belong in the College Football Playoff. Make no mistake about it: this is an impressive win for Chris Petersen’s squad. Washington State entered this contest with a 7-1 record in Pac-12 play, which included a decisive 42-16 win over Stanford. Considering that the Cougars had the second...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington defense awakens, throttles NAU in second half

SEATTLE -- Markelle Fultz had 16 points, seven rebounds and eight assists and the Washington defense awoke in its 92-58 win over Northern Arizona on Sunday night.Fultz made 6 of 9 from the field, including two 3-pointeres. Matisse Thybulle scored 15 and Noah Dickerson added 12 points and eight rebounds.The Huskies (2-1) set the tone defensively on the Lumberjacks' opening two possessions...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Trojans whip Washington, keep Pac-12 title hopes alive

The USC Trojans whipped Washington 26-13, keeping their hopes of a Pac-12 title alive. Make no mistake about it: this was a huge win for Clay Helton’s squad. After all, Washington entered this game ranked fourth in the latest College Football Playoff standings. It was also one of the most complete teams in the country, ranking in the top 11 nationally in yards per play on both...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Must Avoid Late-Season Upset To Reach College Football Playoff

Nobody was a bigger Mississippi State fan last weekend than Washington. After being snubbed from the selection committee's initial top four, the Huskies jumped to No. 4 in this week's installment of the College Football Playoff rankings.Although undefeated,  the committee clearly wasn't thrilled with the level of competition Washington has faced so far this season. The Huskies...
Via The Sports Quotient
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies destroy California, prove they belong in the top four

The Washington Huskies blew out California 66-27 on Saturday evening, proving that they are one of the four best teams in the country. Make no mistake about it: this is an impressive win for UW. Sure, some college football experts will say, “big deal, it’s only Cal”. However, the Bears entered this game with a perfect record at home, which included wins over both Texas and...
Via The Student Section
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington and Utah are setting the stage for the new Pac-12

When Troy Williams’s fourth-and-15 pass fell incomplete, the Utah faithful groaned as one. The 17th-ranked Utes had pushed the No. 4 Washington Huskies all afternoon, but a late punt return touchdown had the home team down 31-24. Questionable play-calling and penalties got Utah to fourth down, but there wasn’t a soul in Rice-Eccles Stadium who thought the Utes couldn’t tie...
Via The Comeback
November 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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