Jake Browning completed 23 of 25 passes for 277 yards and one touchdown, and No. 11 Washington was thoroughly dominant on both sides of the ball in a 35-7 rout of No. 20 BYU on Saturday night.
Veteran quarterback Tanner Mangum and the BYU Cougars (3-1) have been one of the big surprises during the first month of the regular season. Taking down the Washington Huskies (3-1) on the road – and picking up a second road win over a team ranked in the top 12 – would certainly vault BYU into an entirely different conversation.
Jake Browning threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first quarter, added a third TD toss early in the fourth quarter, and No. 10 Washington outlasted Arizona State 27-20. Browning rebounded from a handful of shaky moments in the first three weeks of the season to put together a complete performance that didn’t have any of the major miscues he’s made at times early in his senior season.
Coach Herm Edwards immediately went to work at finding the reasons behind the Sun Devils’ first loss of the season. It was a quick assessment knowing how quickly the Sun Devils needed to move before their conference opener on Saturday night at No. 10 Washington. Edwards’ Pac-12 debut comes in one of toughest places to play in the conference.
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Myles Gaskin ran for 143 yards on 30 carries and added a touchdown, and Washington’s defense forced three turnovers as the No. 10 Huskies beat Utah 21-7 on Saturday night. Jake Browning threw for 155 yards, a touchdown, and an interception. Aaron Fuller led the way with 108 yards on six catches. Washington beat the Utes for a third straight season, and holds an 11-1 lead in the all-time series.
Huskies coach Chris Petersen knew the opening month of the season for No. 10 Washington could end up being quite challenging. The opener against Auburn was a given. Now the Huskies open Pac-12 play Saturday night at Utah, an opponent that has given Washington fits in recent seasons.
In preparation this offseason for his third season as the Huskies’ starting free safety, Taylor Rapp studied film of Khalil Mack and Aaron Donald, two of the NFL’s most feared defensive players.
Jake Browning threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns, Ty Jones had two touchdown receptions , and No. 9 Washington finally pulled away in the second half for a 45-3 victory over North Dakota on Saturday.
When Chris Petersen looked back at the reasons No. 9 Washington dropped its season opener, he noted a lot of areas where the Huskies made mistakes.
If you’re a Washington football fan, you might have cracked one more brew than you should have over Labor Day weekend. You might have needed a way to dull the pain of that left-right combo the Huskies just dealt you.
Jatarvious Whitlow ran 10 yards for a touchdown with 6:15 remaining and the Auburn defense came through at the end, leading the No. 9 Tigers a 21-16 victory over No. 6 Washington that provided a big boost to their resume in the very first game of the season Saturday.