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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)

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