Practices consisted of massive drill work with an emphasis on fundamentals, technique and scrimmaging. Players received a ton of reps while getting back into full swing with football.
It wasn't just the ability of the players to make plays, but making those plays at huge turning points of the game is what made the difference.
A total of 24 Washington football players were named to the Academic All-Pac-12 football teams today, including five each on the first and second teams.
Defensively, the Huskies completely dominated Utah as they held their offense to 188 total yards for the entire game.
The Husky players had heard all season about how good the Cougars were this season but they didn't believe or buy-in to the hype.