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No. 5 Dawgs & No. 10 Beavers Set For 108th Meeting

No. 5 Dawgs & No. 10 Beavers Set For 108th Meeting


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NOTE: The Boeing Apple Cup, Nov. 25 vs. Washington State, will kick off at 1:00 p.m. PT and air on FOX-TV.

THE GAME: The Washington football team (10-0, 7-0 Pac-12) travels south to Corvallis, Ore., to face Oregon State (8-2, 5-2), with both teams’ Pac-12 title game hopes still on the line. A UW win would clinch a place in Las Vegas on Dec. 1. The game is the 108th between the two, old rivals, who first met on the gridiron in 1897. In none of those previous 107 games were both teams ranked in the top-10 in Associated Press poll, as they are now. In fact, on only three prior occasions have they both both in the AP Top 20/25 at the time of the game. Kickoff at Reser Stadium is at 4:30 p.m. and the game will air on ABC-TV. The following week, the Dawgs close out the regular season at Husky Stadium, with the 115th Apple Cup, vs. Washington State.

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QUICK HITTERS: Washington is 21-2 overall under head coach Kalen DeBoer, whose career head coaching record is now 100-11 … UW is 10-0 for just the second time in school history … the Huskies lead the nation in passing offense and are No. 6 in total offense … UW is also No. 2 in the nation in punt return defense (-0.5 per return) and rank No. 6 in kick return defense (14.7 per return) … over just 23 games as a Husky, Michael Penix Jr. has notched five of the top-10 single-game passing yards marks in UW history, including his first three games this season (473 vs. Michigan State โ€“ 3rd; 450 vs. Boise State โ€“ 6th; 409 vs. Tulsa โ€“ 10th) … in less than two seasons, Penix is up to third in UW history in career TD passes, with 59 … he has thrown multiple TDs in 18 of his 23 games at UW … his 8,174 career yards rank him 4th at UW … through 10 games, Penix is No. 1 in FBS passing yards and pass yards per game, No. 2 in total offense, No. 4 in pass TDs and No. 8 in pass efficiency … four different UW receivers โ€“ Jalen McMillan, Rome Odunze, Ja’Lynn Polk and Germie Bernard (2) โ€“ have scored a rushing TD so far this season … prior to this season, UW had had just eight games in its history in which two players had 100 receiving yards (including two last year) … this season, that has…

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