In a perfect world, the University of Washington Huskies (6-1overall, 3-1 Pac-12) would be ranked somewhere in one the top four positions of the Coaches and or AP College football weekly rankings during there only bye week of the season. Perfect world it is not. The Huskies have their bye but are now ranked 12th due to a devasting 13 to 7 loss to the Arizona State Sun Devils (3-3, 2-1) Saturday night in Tempe.
While paradise is not completely lost the Huskies will now have to play their best football and demolish all opponents if they are to be considered for an invitation to the Collegiate Football playoffs. Before moving forward the Huskies and their head coach Chris Petersen will now spend the bye week reevaluating the teams offensive and defensive strategies.
The Huskies lost two starters on each side of the ball Saturday Night to season-ending injuries. Cornerback Jordan Miller broke his ankle and left tackle Trey Adams sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.