The University of Washington football team is ranked #24 by the Associated Press. It is the first time the Huskies have been in the rankings since Sept. 28, 2003. The 2-1 Huskies lost 15 games in a row over three seasons before they beat Idaho a week ago. Yesterday's victory over USC coupled with a strong showing against LSU in the opener has the country buzzing about the Huskies.
In other news LB Donald Butler was named the Walter Camp Defensive player of the week. The award goes to the most impressive defensive player inthe country on a weekly basis.
Up next for Washington is their first road trip of the season. The Huskies face Stanford in Palo Alto next Saturday followed by Notre Dame in South Bend the next weekend before returning home to face Arizona.