The Washington Huskies are back on the practice field to face a 2-5 Colorado tean Saturday night in Boulder. Husky head coach Chris Petersen returned to his weekly schedule and met with the media Monday afternoon.
During the team team previous bye week Petersen mentioned that the coaching staff paid particular attention to how the team practiced and executed. Petersen was asked if the coaching staff focused on anything in particular during the team’s second bye week.
With two games left in the regular season most certainly a Bowl game invitation Petersen was asked what he is expecting from his team down the stretch.
Petersen was asked how the team has rebounded from losing so many games this years compared to previous season. The Huskies are 3-4 in Conference play and 6-4 overall.
RETURN OF RICHARD NEWTON
After suffering a leg injury in the Stanford game, running back Richard Newton had 17 carries for 54 yards in the Huskies 19-7 win at Oregon State.
COLORADO BETTER THAN RECORD
The Huskies are looking to make it two wins in a row when they face a Colorado team that snapped a four game Conference losing streak with a 16-13 home win over Stanford. According to Petersen the Buffaloes record is not indicative of the Buffaloes determination and will to win.
PAC-12 Teams IN College Playoffs
Oregon and Utah are 6th and 7th in the latest college football rankings. The Huskies lost to both teams and Petersen was asked if its good for the league to have a teams in playoff contention.