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Joe Mathis committed to Washington on Saturday, adding to an already impressive set of defensive lineman in the Huskies' recruiting class. Mathis is a consensus four-star prospect with big potential in run defense.
Washington defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox has completely turned things around with the Husky defense, leading some to believe he'll be looking for a head coaching job. There's 'nothing to talk about' when it comes to a new job, says Wilcox.
Azeem Victor has reportedly committed to the Washington Huskies. A three-star recruit at linebacker, Victor was previously linked to San Diego State.
The Oregon Ducks face the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday in the 116th edition of the Civil War. Victory for the Ducks relies on them playing their game, meaning a fast offense and a strong running game.
The latest bowl projections show Oregon facing K-State in the Fiesta Bowl, the Oregon State Beavers facing the Miami Hurricanes in the Sun Bowl, and the Washington Huskies in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against the Navy Midshipmen.
Oregon lost to Stanford, which puts them at a disadvantage in the updated Pac-12 standings. They need a Cardinal loss at UCLA if they want to get into the Pac-12 championship game.
The UW Huskies rolled the Colorado Buffaloes, 38-3, but a breakdown of the game shows that they still have some things to improve.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins might be the best tight end in Husky history. He has the record for most career receiving yards by a tight end, and the career receptions, single season reception, and single season yardage totals are in sight.
The Huskies beat Cal on Friday night, but the two teams combined for eight turnovers and 168 penalty yards. In the end, it was good news for Washington, but Husky fans will be forgiven if they had to look away at times.
Washington State has lost their last five and are 11-point underdogs to the Utah Utes. The defense put up their best performance of the season against Stanford, and if they can repeat that against Utah's struggling offense the Cougars have a chance.