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SEATTLE – While its exact origin is disputed, American humorist and writer Mark Twain is frequently credited with the aphorism: “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”
Regardless of scheme or delivery service, offenses have long thrived by adhering to some obvious advice: Get the football to your best football players.
The Hotline typically takes a close look at key trends and statistics when evaluating Pac-12 games against the point spread, but not always.
Any hopes that the Pac-12 was going to vanquish its reputation as the runt of the Power Five football leagues seem to be fading.
On Dec. 3, 2019, Chris Petersen stood at a podium in a purple shirt and tie and unintentionally set the expectation.
UW football fans were subjected to a re-run on Saturday night. For better or for worse.
What to watch for when Washington hits the road to face Oregon State.
UW’s 6-foot, 200-pound sophomore safety entered last Saturday’s Pac-12 opener against Cal with a left hand injury, then injured the other hand on a play in the second quarter. After it was over, Husky head coach Jimmy Lake likened Williams to a boxer — with both hands wrapped in tape, persevering through pain.
Power ratings based entirely on the scoreboard, except when they aren’t …
Immediately after Washington’s 52-3 victory over Arkansas State on Sept. 18, inside linebacker Edefuan Ulofoshio tweeted: “Back to work.”
Washington hosts California in its Pac-12 opener.