Washington’s first spring practice will commence at 8:15 a.m. Monday morning, and with it, a chance to move forward after a disappointing 8-6 season in Petersen’s first year in Montlake.
Junior running back Dwayne Washington clocked the team’s fastest time in the 40-yard dash at 4.42, impressive for the 6-foot-2, 219-pound tailback.
While a passel of elite draft prospects have been a long time coming for Washington, there is potential to see it become a trend rather than a one-year blip on the radar screen.
Whatever goals head coach Chris Petersen has for his second year at the helm of the Washington program, job one is finding a competent quarterback.
The inexperience in the secondary, coupled with a banged-up offensive line and an ineffective passing game contributed to a lopsided 44-30 loss Saturday evening at Husky Stadium.
The Huskies conducted their second practice of summer camp on the field of Husky Stadium in helmets and shorts for two hours Tuesday.
No. 16 Washington (4-1, 1-1) will be looking to put the heartbreaking loss at No. 5 Stanford behind them as they host the second-ranked Ducks, a team that hasn’t lost on the road since falling 51-42 to Stanford in 2009, a span of 18 games.