News

Huskies ranked No. 25 in AP preseason poll

Huskies ranked No. 25 in AP preseason poll

File - New Washington head coach Chris Petersen walks on the field during the first session of NCAA college football practice before the upcoming fall season, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

For the first time since 2003, the University of Washington football team is ranked in the Associated Press preseason Top 25.

The Huskies, ranked No. 25, received 130 points in the poll of media members.

Washington finished 9-4 last season after winning the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and ended up No. 25 in the final AP Top 25 poll.

Washington is also ranked No. 25 in the USA Today/Coaches Poll.

The Dawgs and new coach Chris Petersen open the 2014 campaign against Hawaii in Honolulu on August 30. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m.

(KPUG Newsroom – Tysen Allumbaugh)

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Viking men place fourth, women sixth at West Regional Championships

Fresh
wwu western washington university congrats vikes vikings from kpug

Katelyn Steen takes women's title, both squads qualify for nationals

in Sports

Oklahoma’s Perine runs for record 427 yards & Top 25 scoreboard

Updated
football genric image

Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.

in Local Sports

Kelly leads No. 13 Sun Devils past WSU

Arizona State Sun Devil mascot.  Associated Press

Taylor Kelly passed for four touchdowns and No. 13 Arizona State converted all five Washington State turnovers into touchdowns to beat the Cougars 52-31 on Saturday.

in Local Sports

Prep Football State Playoff Scoreboard

Updated
high school football scoreboard dl

All the scores from the prep football playoff action.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

elvis

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.