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It looks like the Huskies have a 4 QB competition on their hands

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 08 Sacramento State at San Diego State Photo by Justin Fine/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The major news of the past 24 hours was of course the signing of Sacramento State grad transfer QB Kevin Thomson. Here’s several different takes.

  • The Seattle Times notes that Thomson will have to compete if he wants to become the starter this upcoming season.
  • Christian Caple at The Athletic interviews Thomson and some Sac State sources and notes that he’s “not a game manager. He’s a playmaker.”
  • Brandon Huffman at 247 Sports also talked to Thomson about his decision to transfer and the process that has seen him end up at Washington.
  • The NCAA has approved a 6-week preseason model for college football that will allow for limited mandatory weight training/conditioning/film review to begin starting July 13th.
  • 247 Sports sorts the contenders for the national title into Tiers and the Huskies are in Tier 5 along with the other projected top finishers in the Pac-12.
  • 247 also updated their class of 2021 player rankings yesterday and there weren’t many changes among Husky targets but Dawgman still has the rundown.
  • Watchstadium grades the Pac-12 ADs based on their football and men’s basketball coaching hires and Jen Cohen is 3rd although only 6 of them had enough of a track record to have a grade based on both hires (Cohen obviously gets an N/A so far for the Lake hire).
  • The Huskies play at Gonzaga which means the premier home game will be hosting Auburn and the date for that game has now been set: