Instead, Chris Petersen’s Huskies were dominated in an ugly first half which saw Washington out-gained 293 to 113 in total yards and 15 to 5 in first downs.
The Huskies didn’t have the eye-popping stats of last year’s 69-27 win in Corvallis when they rushed for 530 yards, but they found success with big plays
The Washington Huskies needed a second half surge to overcome a 14-point halftime deficit to earn a 45-14 victory over Georgia State on Saturday afternoon
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 held their first full squad practice of camp at Husky Stadium. The team practiced in helmets and shoulder pads for two hours and 20 minutes.
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.
The call was heartbreaking, especially after the fight the team showed for 58 minutes to give itself an opportunity to win.
Washington likely caught the rest of college football by surprise with their track meet performance in Saturday night’s 38-6 thumping of No. 19 Boise State. The Huskies never hid their intent on speeding up their game going into a season of heightened expectations.