It appears Sankey has the college game figured out, which is why the 5-10, 203-pound back has elected to forgo his senior season and is now preparing for the NFL.
Steve, Bill & Jason talk with Houston Astros color analyst Steve Sparks, Athlon Sports MLB columnist Charlie Miller, NFL Network analyst Dan Hanzus, and UW Football running back Bishop Sankey
Coming off a season in which he rewrote the Washington record books, running back Bishop Sankey will skip his senior season with the Huskies and enter the NFL draft.
Washington running back Bishop Sankey will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft after the best rushing season in school history.
The Huskies enter the game with a shot at nine victories for the first time in 13 years — the 2001 Rose Bowl Champions (2000 season), led by Marques Tuiasosopo, who will coach the Dawgs in their fourth straight bowl appearance.
In four years, Smith has progressed from the “athlete” he came in as, to one of the more polished receivers Washington has produced in the last decade.
Behind 200 rushing yards from Bishop Sankey and a couple of late interceptions from the defense, Washington overcame a 10-3 halftime deficit to win its 68th Apple Cup Friday, at Husky Stadium.
The Huskies collected 530 yards on the ground in a 69-27 rout of Oregon State Saturday night, with three players — Sankey included — rushing for more than 100 yards apiece and a combined seven touchdowns.
Keith Price threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as part of Washington’s huge first half on offense, and the Huskies routed Colorado 59-7 to become bowl eligible for the fourth straight season.
California head coach Sonny Dykes sees improvement from his team in short spurts but his team still isn’t playing with the consistency needed to win in the Pac-12.