2018 Washington Huskies football team

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2018 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Conference Pac-12 Conference
Division North Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 6
AP No. 6
2018 record 0–0 (0–0 Pac-12)
Head coach Chris Petersen (5th season)
Offensive coordinator Bush Hamdan (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinator Matt Lubick (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake (1st; 5th season)
Co-defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski (1st; 5th season)
Home stadium Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium
(Capacity: 70,083)
Seasons
← 2017
2019 →
2018 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
California   0 0         0 0  
No. 24 Oregon   0 0         0 0  
Oregon State   0 0         0 0  
No. 13 Stanford   0 0         0 0  
No. 6 Washington   0 0         0 0  
Washington State   0 0         0 0  
South Division
Arizona   0 0         0 0  
Arizona State   0 0         0 0  
Colorado   0 0         0 0  
UCLA   0 0         0 0  
No. 15 USC   0 0         0 0  
Utah   0 0         0 0  
Championship: November 30, 2018
As of August 22, 2018; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2018 Washington Huskies football team represents the University of Washington during the 2018 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Chris Petersen will lead the team in his fifth season as head coach. Washington will compete as a member of the North Division of the Pac-12 Conference and will play their home games on campus at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Previous season[edit]

The Huskies finished the 2017 season 10–3, 7–2 in Pac-12 play to win a share of the North Division title with Stanford. Due to their head-to-head loss to Stanford, they did not represent the North Division in the Pac-12 Championship Game. They were invited to the Fiesta Bowl where they lost to Penn State.

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Alma mater
Chris Petersen Head coach UC Davis (1988)
Bush Hamdan Offensive coordinator/Quarterbacks coach Boise State (2008)
Will Harris Assistant defensive backs coach USC (2009)
Keith Bhonapha Recruiting coordinator/Running backs coach Hawai'i (2003)
Bob Gregory Assistant head coach/Inside linebackers coach/Special Teams coordinator Washington State (1987)
Scott Huff Offensive line coach/Run game coordinator Arizona State (2002)
Pete Kwiatkowski Co-defensive coordinator/Outside linebackers coach Boise State (1990)
Jimmy Lake Defensive coordinator/Defensive backs coach Eastern Washington (2000)
Matt Lubick Co-offensive coordinator/Wide Receivers coach Western Montana (1994)
Ikaika Malloe Defensive line coach Washington (1997)
Jordan Paopao Tight ends coach San Diego (2006)
Tim Socha Strength & conditioning coach Minnesota (1999)

Recruits[edit]

The Huskies signed a total of 20 recruits.

Transfers[edit]

The Huskies added 1 player and lost 7 players due to transfers.

2018 Transfers
Name Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Transferred from
Jacob Eason QB 6'5 235 Junior Lake Stevens, WA Georgia
Name Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Transferred to
Daniel Bridge-Gadd QB 6'2 211 Redshirt Junior Phoenix, AZ Northern Arizona
K.J. Carta-Samuels QB 6'2 225 Redshirt Senior Saratoga, CA Colorado State
Brayden Dickey WR 6'5 230 Redshirt Senior North Vancouver, B.C. New Mexico
Jomon Dotson DB 5'10 181 Redshirt Senior American Canyon, CA Nevada
Camilo Eifler OLB 6'1 225 Redshirt Sophomore Oakland, CA Illinois
Ricky McCoy DT 6'2 301 Redshirt Junior Fresno, CA Fresno State
Bryce Sterk LB 6'4 234 Redshirt Junior Lynden, WA Montana State

Roster[edit]

2018 Washington Huskies football roster

Quarterback

  •  3 Jake Browning - Senior (6'2, 210)
  •  7 Colson Yankoff - Freshman (6'4, 209)
  • 10 Jacob Eason - Junior (6'6, 227)
  • 11 Jacob Sirmon - Freshman (6'5, 221)
  • 13 Jake Haener - Redshirt Freshman (6'0, 196)

Tailback

  •  9 Myles Gaskin - Senior (5'10, 193)
  • 22 Richard Newton - Freshman (6'0, 195)
  • 24 Kamari Pleasant - Redshirt Sophomore (6'0, 204)
  • 25 Sean McGrew - Redshirt Sophomore (5'7, 174)
  • 26 Salvon Ahmed - Sophomore (5'11, 195)
  • 35 Jamyn Patu - Freshman (5'11, 203)
  • 36 Malik Braxton - Junior (5'10, 197)

Wide Receiver

  •  2 Aaron Fuller - Junior (5'10, 186)
  •  5 Andre Baccellia - Redshirt Junior (5'10, 173)
  •  6 Chico McClatcher - Senior (5'8, 181)
  •  8 Marquis Spiker - Freshman (6'3, 191)
  • 12 Trey Lowe - Freshman (5'8, 184)
  • 15 Alex Cook - Redshirt Freshman (6'1, 193)
  • 18 Austin Osborne - Freshman (6'2, 194)
  • 20 Ty Jones - Sophomore (6'4, 209)
  • 21 Quinten Pounds - Redshirt Junior (6'0, 180)
  • 28 Terrell Bynum - Redshirt Freshman (6'1, 194)
  • 29 Josh Rasmussen - Redshirt Junior (5'11, 184)
  • 30 David Pritchard - Freshman (6'2, 175)
  • 47 Ian Biddle - Senior (6'0, 187)
  • 80 Max Richmond - Redshirt Senior (5'10, 178)
  • 82 Jordan Chin - Redshirt Sophomore (6'0, 171)
  • 85 Fatu Sua-Godinet - Junior (6'0, 186)
  • 89 John Gardner - Redshirt Senior (6'3, 193)

Tight End

  •  1 Hunter Bryant - Sophomore (6'2, 224)
  • 23 Deshon Williams - Senior (6'2, 230)
  • 37 Jack Westover - Freshman (6'4, 229)
  • 45 Jusstis Warren - Redshirt Junior (6'2, 249)
  • 83 Devin Culp - Freshman (6'3, 232)
  • 84 Michael Neal - Redshirt Junior (6'4, 245)
  • 86 Jacob Kizer - Sophomore (6'4, 264)
  • 87 Cade Otton - Redshirt Freshman (6'5, 249)
  • 88 Drew Sample - Redshirt Senior (6'5, 251)
 

Offensive Line

  • 51 Jaxson Kirkland - Redshirt Freshman (6'7, 315)
  • 56 Nick Harris - Junior (6'1, 300)
  • 58 Kaleb McGary - Redshirt Senior (6'8, 324)
  • 59 Henry Roberts - Redshirt Junior (6'6, 303)
  • 62 Noah Hellyer - Freshman (6'3, 260)
  • 63 Cole Norgaard - Redshirt Freshman (6'4, 300)
  • 64 A.J. Kneip - Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 295)
  • 66 Henry Bainivalu - Redshirt Freshman (6'5, 321)
  • 67 Chase Skuza - Redshirt Freshman (6'6, 306)
  • 68 M.J. Ale - Freshman (6'5, 362)
  • 69 Will Pliska - Freshman (6'5, 288)
  • 70 Jared Hilbers - Redshirt Junior (6'7, 313)
  • 71 Matt James - Redshirt Senior (6'5, 300)
  • 72 Trey Adams - Senior (6'8, 316)
  • 73 Gage Harty - Freshman (6'4, 245)
  • 75 Jesse Sosebee - Redshirt Senior (6'5, 327)
  • 76 Luke Wattenberg - Redshirt Sophomore (6'5, 307)
  • 77 Devin Burleson - Redshirt Junior (6'8, 333)
  • 78 Matteo Mele - Freshman (6'5, 286)
  • 79 Victor Curne - Freshman (6'3, 319)

Defensive Line

  • 56 Jared Pulu - Redshirt Junior (6'4, 281)
  • 57 John Clark - Redshirt Junior (6'4, 275)
  • 59 Draco Bynum - Freshman (6'3, 257)
  • 90 Josiah Bronson - Redshirt Junior (6'3, 280)
  • 91 Tuli Letuligasenoa - Freshman (6'1, 336)
  • 92 Jaylen Johnson - Redshirt Senior (6'3, 286)
  • 93 Jarryn Bush - Redshirt Freshman (6'1, 252)
  • 94 Sam Taimani - Freshman (6'2, 318)
  • 95 Levi Onwuzurike - Redshirt Sophomore (6'3, 282)
  • 96 Shane Bowman - Redshirt Senior (6'4, 291)
  • 97 Jason Scrempos - Redshirt Junior (6'6, 292)
  • 98 Mosiah Nasili-Liu - Freshman (6'2, 291)
  • 99 Greg Gaines - Redshirt Senior (6'2, 316)

Long Snapper

  • 49 A.J. Carty - Redshirt Junior (6'2, 239)
  • 78 Luke Lane - Redshirt Sophomore (6'0, 207)

Placekicker

  • 42 Van Soderberg - Redshirt Sophomore (6'0, 195)
  • 45 Dylan Williams - Freshman (5'9, 150)
  • 47 Peyton Henry - Redshirt Freshman (5'11, 195)
 

Punter

  • 32 Joel Whitford - Redshirt Junior (6'3, 212)
  • 46 Race Porter - Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 185)

Inside Linebacker

  • 13 Brandon Wellington - Junior (6'0, 222)
  • 15 D.J. Beavers - Redshirt Junior (6'1, 219)
  • 17 Tevis Bartlett - Senior (6'2, 233)
  • 25 Ben Burr-Kirven - Senior (6'0, 221)
  • 30 Kyler Manu - Redshirt Junior (6'1, 238)
  • 35 Ben Hines - Freshman (6'0, 228)
  • 43 Jackson Sirmon - Freshman (6'2, 229)
  • 48 Edefuan Ulofoshio - Freshman (6'1, 226)
  • 50 M.J. Tafisi - Freshman (6'2, 221)
  • 53 Jake Wambaugh - Redshirt Senior (6'2, 224)
  • 54 Matt Preston - Redshirt Senior (6'2, 218)

Outside Linebacker

  •  8 Benning Potoa'e - Redshirt Junior (6'3, 277)
  •  9 Joe Tryon - Redshirt Freshman (6'5, 267)
  • 16 Amandre Williams - Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 241)
  • 41 Myles Rice - Redshirt Sophomore (6'3, 243)
  • 52 Ariel Ngata - Redshirt Freshman (6'2, 217)
  • 55 Ryan Bowman - Redshirt Sophomore (6'0, 263)
  • 58 Zion Tupuola-Fetui - Freshman (6'3, 253)

Defensive Back

  •  1 Byron Murphy - Redshirt Sophomore (5'11, 182)
  •  3 Elijah Molden - Sophomore (5'10, 190)
  •  4 Austin Joyner - Redshirt Junior (5'10, 200)
  •  5 Myles Bryant - Junior (5'8, 182)
  •  7 Taylor Rapp - Junior (6'0, 200)
  • 11 Brandon McKinney - Sophomore (6'0, 201)
  • 14 JoJo McIntosh - Redshirt Senior (6'1, 205)
  • 18 Isaiah Gilchrist - Redshirt Sophomore (5'11, 202)
  • 19 Kyler Gordon - Freshman (5'11, 189)
  • 21 Dominique Hampton - Freshman (6'2, 200)
  • 23 Jordan Miller - Senior (6'1, 181)
  • 27 Keith Taylor - Sophomore (6'2, 200)
  • 28 Angelo Sarchi - Freshman (5'11, 195)
  • 29 Julius Irvin - Freshman (6'1, 183)
  • 36 Dustin Bush - Redshirt Junior (5'9, 180)
  • 38 Zechariah Brown - Sophomore (5'10, 184)
  • 39 Sean Vergara - Redshirt Senior (6'2, 182)

[1]

Preseason[edit]

Award watch lists[edit]

Listed in the order that they were released

Award Player Position Year
Lott Trophy[2] Ben Burr-Kirven LB SR
Taylor Rapp S JR
Rimington Trophy[3] Nick Harris C JR
Chuck Bednarik Award[4] Greg Gaines DT SR
Taylor Rapp S JR
Maxwell Award[5] Jake Browning QB SR
Myles Gaskin RB SR
Davey O'Brien Award[6] Jake Browning QB SR
Doak Walker Award[7] Myles Gaskin RB SR
John Mackey Award[8] Drew Sample TE SR
Butkus Award[9] Tevis Bartlett LB SR
Jim Thorpe Award[10] Byron Murphy DB SO
Taylor Rapp S JR
Bronko Nagurski Trophy[11] Ben Burr-Kirven LB SR
Greg Gaines DT SR
Taylor Rapp S JR
Outland Trophy[12] Trey Adams OL SR
Greg Gaines DT SR
Kaleb McGary OL SR
Wuerffel Trophy[13] Tevis Bartlett LB SR
Walter Camp Award[14] Jake Browning QB SR
Myles Gaskin RB SR
Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award[15] Jake Browning QB SR
Manning Award[16] Jake Browning QB SR
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award[17] Aaron Fuller WR JR

Pac-12 Media Day[edit]

The 2018 Pac-12 media day took place on July 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Chris Petersen (HC), Jake Browning (QB) & Jojo McIntosh (DB) at Pac-12 Media Day. The Pac-12 media poll was released with the Huskies predicted to win the Pac-12 North division title and Pac-12 overall.[18]

Media poll (North)
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Washington 249 (40)
2 Stanford 198 (2)
3 Oregon 178 (2)
4 California 108
5 Washington State 98
6 Oregon State 45

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRank#SiteTVResult
September 112:30 p.m.vs. No. 9 Auburn*No. 6ABC
September 82:00 p.m.North Dakota*P12N
September 157:00 p.m.at UtahESPN
September 22Arizona State
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
September 29BYU*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
October 6at UCLA
October 13at Oregon
October 20Colorado
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
October 27at California
November 3Stanford
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
November 17Oregon State
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
November 235:30 p.m.at Washington StateFOX
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 6  
Coaches 6  
CFP Not released Not released

Game summaries[edit]

vs Auburn[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 6 Washington - - --0
No. 9 Auburn - - --0

at Mercedes-Benz StadiumAtlanta, GA

  • Date: September 1, 2018
  • Game time: 12:30 p.m. PDT
  • TV: ABC
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • AUB –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • AUB –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • AUB –

North Dakota[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
North Dakota at Washington – Game summary
1 2 34Total
North Dakota - - --0
Washington - - --0

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: September 8, 2018
  • Game time: 2:00 p.m. PDT
  • TV: P12N
Game information
Top Passers
  • UND –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • UND –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • UND –
  • UW –

at Utah[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
10–1 2017 WASH, 33–30
Washington at Utah – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Washington - - --0
Utah - - --0

at Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

  • Date: September 15, 2018
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. PDT
  • TV: ESPN
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • UU –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • UU –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • UU –

Arizona State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
15–20 2017 ASU, 13–7
Arizona State at Washington – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Arizona State - - --0
Washington - - --0

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: September 22, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • ASU –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • ASU –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • ASU –
  • UW –

BYU[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–4 2013 WASH, 31–16
BYU at Washington – Game summary
1 2 34Total
BYU - - --0
Washington - - --0

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: September 29, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • BYU –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • BYU –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • BYU –
  • UW –

at UCLA[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
31–40–2 2017 WASH, 44–23
Washington at UCLA – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Washington - - --0
UCLA - - --0

at Rose BowlPasadena, CA

  • Date: October 6, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • UCLA –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • UCLA –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • UCLA –

at Oregon[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
60–45–5 2017 WASH, 38–3
Washington at Oregon – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Washington - - --0
Oregon - - --0

at Autzen StadiumEugene, OR

  • Date: October 13, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • UO –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • UO –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • UO –

Colorado[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
11–5–1 2017 WASH, 37–10
Colorado at Washington – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Colorado - - --0
Washington - - --0

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: October 20, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • CU –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • CU –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • CU –
  • UW –

at California[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
54–39–4 2017 WASH, 38–7
Washington at California – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Washington - - --0
California - - --0

at California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA

  • Date: October 27, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • CAL –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • CAL –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • CAL –

Stanford[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
42–42–4 2017 STAN, 30–22
Stanford at Washington – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Stanford - - --0
Washington - - --0

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: November 3, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • SU –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • SU –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • SU –
  • UW –

Oregon State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
64–34–4 2017 WASH, 42–7
Stanford at Washington – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Oregon State - - --0
Washington - - --0

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: November 17, 2018
  • Game time: PDT
Game information
Top Passers
  • OSU –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • OSU –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • OSU –
  • UW –

at Washington State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
72–32–6 2017 WASH, 41–14
111th Apple Cup – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Washington - - --0
Washington State - - --0

at Martin StadiumPullman, WA

  • Date: November 23, 2018
  • Game time: 5:30 p.m. PDT
  • TV: FOX
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • WSU –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • WSU –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • WSU –

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "2018 Bednarik Award Watch List - Maxwell Football Club". Maxwell Football Club. 2018-07-16. Retrieved 2018-07-17. 
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  11. ^ "2018 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Preseason Watch List". July 24, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  12. ^ "22018 OUTLAND TROPHY WATCH LIST UNVEILED". July 24, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  13. ^ "Wuerffel Trophy Unveils 2018 Watch List". July 26, 2018. Retrieved July 27, 2018. 
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  15. ^ "Watch List for 2018 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award ® Presented by A. O. Smith Announced". August 14, 2018. Retrieved August 17, 2018. 
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