AP Top 25 Poll

#7 Washington Huskies

Overall Record
Last Game
vs California W 59-32
Conference Record
Next Game
@Arizona 09/30/2023
Michigan State hosts No. 8 Washington on Saturday without coach Mel Tucker who was suspended this week pending results of an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.
Michael Penix Jr. threw three more touchdown passes, wide receivers Rome Odunze and Ja’Lynn Polk both ran for touchdowns on reverses, and No. 8 Washington cruised past Tulsa 43-10.
Receivers Rome Odunze, Jalen McMillan and Ja’Lynn Polk all had huge games in the season opener for No. 8 Washington.
Michael Penix Jr. threw for 450 yards and matched his career-high with five touchdown passes, and No. 10 Washington overwhelmed Boise State in a 56-19 win in the teams’ season opener.
Sam Hartman passed for 194 yards and two touchdowns and Notre Dame’s defense didn’t allow a touchdown for a second straight game as the No. 13 Irish beat Tennessee State 56-3.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The family of deceased Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins has filed a lawsuit against several people, businesses and the state of Florida, claiming he was drugged, robbed and extorted before he was fatally struck while standing drunk on a highway after runnin
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Michael Penix, Jr. threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns and No. 12 Washington held off No. 21 Texas 27-20 on Thursday night in the Valero Alamo Bowl.
Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr., Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim and UCLA linebacker Laiatu Latu were named college football’s comeback players of the year on Tuesday.
Southern California quarterback Caleb Williams is the unanimous choice as The Associated Press player of the year in the Pac-12. He also was newcomer of the year.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. said Sunday he will return to the school for his sixth and final season of eligibility in 2023.
SEATTLE (AP) — Kalen DeBoer would much rather be preparing for the Pac-12 championship game than sitting around waiting to find out what the bowl destination will be for No. 9 Washington.
Tennessee finished the regular season as the Football Bowl Subdivision leader in total offense and scoring while Washington and Air Force were first in the other major offensive categories.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Utah Utes comprehend the complexity of what needs to happen to get into the Pac-12 championship game.
SEATTLE (AP) — With all the player movement through the transfer portal during the offseason, Michael Penix Jr.'s arrival at Washington was rather unheralded.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Williams passed for a career-high 470 yards, Austin Jones rushed for a season-high 120 yards and No. 7 Southern California beat No. 16 UCLA 48-45 on Saturday night to reach the Pac-12 Championship game.
SEATTLE (AP) — Wayne Taulapapa’s voice was still laden with emotion after he rushed for two touchdowns and 107 yards in No. 15 Washington’s 54-7 victory over Colorado, his best performance of the season.
SEATTLE (AP) — From the time he took the head coaching job at Washington, Kalen DeBoer was made aware of the importance of getting the best of his neighbors in Oregon.
Dan Lanning had regrets. That should be expected after the coach watched Oregon’s chances of making the College Football Playoff slip away because of decisions he’d like to have back and mistakes on the field a week ago.
There is no playbook to instruct how athletic departments are to respond to the tragic death of one of their athletes.
Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:


No. 7 USC (9-1 overall, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 7 CFP) at No. 16 UCLA (8-2, 5-2, No. 16 CFP), Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Miyan Williams rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown before leaving with an injury late in the first half, C.J Stroud threw five TD passes and No. 2 Ohio State buried Indiana 56-14 on Saturday.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Peyton Henry got his redemption kick.

The senior made a 43-yard field goal with 51 seconds left and No. 24 Washington snapped No. 6 Oregon’s eight-game winning streak with a 37-34 victory Saturday, dealing a blow to the Ducks’ chances for a spot in the College Football Playoff.
Bo Nix is everywhere.

He’s passing for touchdowns, running for some more, and even catching a score. About the only thing left is to kick a field goal.