Through two games, Washington’s junior running back is the national leader in yards rushing per game, averaging 184.5. That may be surprising considering all the yards Washington has posted thanks to its new no-huddle offense. But much of Washington’s offensive success so far is predicated on Bishop Sankey’s running.
Keith Price threw for 342 yards and two touchdowns, Bishop Sankey ran for a career-high 208 yards and No. 19 Washington beat Illinois 34-24 at Soldier Field on Saturday.
“I think we’ll be better Saturday. There are some little tweaks that we are going to make that will make us even faster and more efficient.”
Head coach Steve Sarkisian said the bye week has worked perfectly because the team has had time to correct issues that arose with their faster offense in the opener as well as tackling issues.
A rematch of the 2012 Las Vegas Bowl gets underway on Saturday night as the Washington Huskies host the 19th-ranked Bosie State Broncos at the newly-remolded Husky Stadium.
As the Football team moves back into renovated Husky Stadium, just a winning record and bowl trip are no longer good enough.
It’s just the first week of March but the Washington Huskies head football coach is already thinking about the last day in August. That’s when Steve Sarkisian’s squad christens a brand spanking new Husky Stadium against Boise State. It also launches the 5th, and arguably the most important season of “Sark’s” tenure. Expectations have never been greater.
Keith Price threw a career-best five touchdown passes and Washington overcame a slow start to whip hapless Colorado 38-3 on Saturday for the Huskies’ fourth straight win.
Keith Price and Washington’s offense finally broke out, with the quarterback throwing for two touchdowns and running for another, and Washington become bowl eligible for the third straight season with a 34-15 win over Utah on Saturday night.
The Huskies took advantage of four interceptions from Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion in a 20-17 upset of the seventh-ranked Beavers on Saturday night.