The good news for the Washington Huskies is that the top two running backs on the depth chart seem to be on the right track to play Saturday, despite suffering injuries in a blowout loss at Oregon.
The bad news? There is no time for a letdown with No. 14 Arizona State visiting
Washington (5-1, 1-1) heads to Autzen Stadium Saturday for a showdown with the Ducks, a team that has won the last 10 meetings between the two schools by a minimum of 17 points.
After nearly nine months since accepting the head coaching job at the University of Washington, Chris Petersen will make his debut coaching a team other than Boise State for the first time in 13 years. Despite it all, Petersen looks at it like he does any other season opener.
Chris Petersen named redshirt sophomore Jeff Lindquist, a Mercer Island native, the starting quarterback for the Huskies on Friday.
The Huskies conducted their second practice of summer camp on the field of Husky Stadium in helmets and shorts for two hours Tuesday.
Keith Price threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns in less than a half and No. 17 Washington routed Idaho State 56-0 on Saturday.