Return of Myles Gaskins gives boost to Husky offense.
How these guys respond after a crushing loss will determine what kind of postseason they are headed towards.
It was a heartbreaking loss for the Huskies as it certainly eliminated their dreams of making the College Football Playoff this season.
Both teams enter the matchup with so much to play for as the winner will probably take control the Pac-12 North Division the rest of the way.
This may be the game of the year in the Pac-12 Conference as the winner of this game will likely make it to the Pac-12 Championship from the North Division.
This was a classic trap game and the Huskies barely scraped through against a winless team trying to find their way.
This kind of effort won’t cut it against a top-twenty team on the road next week, but for the night, the Huskies will take this one and focus their sights on “Nike U”.
If the Huskies were to win this game, it would be a “tone-setter” for the rest of the month of October while gaining full confidence in winning on the road.
On paper, this looks like a classic example of a “trap game” with playing a winless opponent the week before the big showdown with the Oregon Ducks.
It was an opportunity for a statement win for the Huskies and they certainly achieved that with a convincing 35-7 win.
This game feels like a tremendous opportunity for the Huskies to finally make a statement as to whether they are an upper echelon team or not.
This feels like a statement game for the Huskies and imposing their will on BYU will be essential to winning this game.