The Washington Huskies football ( 6-1 overall, 3-1 Pac-12) team will return to action Saturday 12:30 p.m. at Husky Stadium after a bye week when entertaining the visiting UCLA Bruins ( 4-3, 2-2) The Huskies enter the week ranked No. 12 in the AP Top 25 and No. 12 in the coaches’ poll.
The inconsistent Bruins are coming off a solid 31 to 14 win over the Oregon Ducks that saw their talented and Pac-12 leading quarterback Josh Rosen have another stellar passing game. Rosen was 21 of 36 for 266yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Ducks. Wideout Christian Pabico hauled in four passes for 99 yards and one touchdown. Theo Howard had five catches for 60 yards to round out a Bruin passing attack that finished the day with 266 passing yards. UCLA had 466 offensive yards when the fina whistle blew to end the game.
While the Bruins are in fourth place in the Pac-12 North their high flying offense led by Rosen is number one in the Pac-12 averaging 386 yards per game. Rosen leads the league with 2,620 passing yards and quarterback rating of 148.2. Husky coach Chris Petersen is impressed at the numbers Rosen is putting up in a balanced UCLA offense.