The Husky Football team received a bit of good news Monday when the Pac-12 announced three Huskies player earned Weekly honors. Husky players Dylan Morris, Luke Watternburg and Zion Tupuola were all recognized for their outstanding contributions during the Huskies 44-27 win over the Arizona Cardinals Saturday night at Husky stadium.
FRESHMAN: Dylan Morris, R-Fr., QB, Washington (Puyallup, Wash.)
- Morris, in his second career game, led Washington to a 44-27 win over Arizona.
- The redshirt freshman was 15-for-25 for 230 yards, no interceptions and two touchdowns.
- He threw his first career touchdown pass on the Huskies’ first drive, hitting Puka Nacua on a 65-yard score.
- Morris has yet to turn the ball over and has suffered just one sack (on which he ran out of bounds for a one-yard loss.
Also nominated: Noah Sewell, ILB, Oregon; Chase Griffin, QB, UCLA; Parker Lewis, PK, USC.
DEFENSIVE LINE: Zion Tupuola-Fetui, So., OLB (DE), Washington (Pearl City, Hawai’i)
- Named Pac-12 Defensive Lineman of the Week, presented by Nextiva, for the second-straight week in Washington’s 44-27 win over Arizona.
- The Huskies held Arizona scoreless over the first three quarters, building 37-0 and 44-7 leads.
- For the second straight week, he posted two quarterback sacks.
- Tupuola-Fetui also forced a fumble and finished with three total tackles.
Also nominated: Isaac Hodgins, DL, Oregon State; Osa Odighizuwa, DL, UCLA; Tuli Tuipulotu, DL, USC.
OFFENSIVE LINE: Luke Wattenberg, Sr., OL, Washington (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.)
- The Huskies’ senior center and most experienced offensive lineman graded out as the best in his unit in Washington’s 44-27 win over Arizona.
- Washington led 37-0 in the third quarter and rolled up a balanced attack of 233 rushing yards and 239 passing yards on the day.
- The Huskies didn’t have a single penalty on the offensive line and surrendered just four tackles for loss (for only 10 yards) and one sack, a one-yard sack where the quarterback ran out of bounds, untouched.
Also nominated: Nous Keobounnam, OL, Oregon State.
The Huskies are still searching for an opponent to replace Fridays cancelled Apple Cup Game.