The Huskies' young secondary had its breakthrough performance in last year's Apple Cup. The Huskies been even better this season, allowing just eight touchdown passes — with 13 interceptions — in 11 games.
Four Huskies were also selected to the conference's all-academic second team: sophomore receiver Dante Pettis, senior center Siosifa Tufunga, junior offensive lineman Shane Brostek and sophomore cornerback Sidney Jones.
The Bulldogs, the preseason West Coast Conference favorite, feature a front court that's considered one of the best in the country. However, GU must rebuild a revamped backcourt that includes three new starters.
Almost nine years since they last faced off in men’s basketball, Washington and Gonzaga meet again in the kickoff game of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. A lot has happened to both programs since the 2006 meeting, a 20-point win by the Bulldogs.
Catching up on links: The bowl possibilities are wide ranging for the Huskies. This ESPN projection has UW going to the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Dec. 26, this FOX Sports one has UW in the Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 29 and this CBS Sports one has UW in the Independence Bowl on Dec. […]
The 108th Apple Cup at Husky Stadium on Friday sets up as the most meaningful game of the series since 2003. That year, UW upset No. 8 WSU, 27-19, to avoid its first losing season in 27 years. A look at the teams then and now.