2016 Washington Huskies football team

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2016 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Pac-12 champion
Pac-12 North Division champion
Peach Bowl (CFP Semifinal), L 7–24 vs. Alabama
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 4
APNo. 4
2016 record12–2 (8–1 Pac-12)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJonathan Smith (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSingle set back
Co-defensive coordinatorPete Kwiatkowski (3rd year)
Jimmy Lake (1st season)
Base defense3–4
MVPJohn Ross (O)
Budda Baker (D)
MVPLavon Coleman, Ezekiel Turner (ST)
CaptainDarrell Daniels
Kevin King
Home stadiumAlaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium
(Capacity: 70,083)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Pac-12 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
No. 4 Washington x$^   8 1         12 2  
Washington State   7 2         8 5  
No. 12 Stanford   6 3         10 3  
California   3 6         5 7  
Oregon State   3 6         4 8  
Oregon   2 7         4 8  
South Division
No. 17 Colorado x   8 1         10 4  
No. 3 USC   7 2         10 3  
No. 23 Utah   5 4         9 4  
Arizona State   2 7         5 7  
UCLA   2 7         4 8  
Arizona   1 8         3 9  
Championship: Washington 41, Colorado 10
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2016 Washington Huskies football team represented the University of Washington in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by Chris Petersen in his third season as head coach of the Huskies. Washington competed as a member of the North Division of the Pac-12 Conference and played their home games on campus at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Washington finished the season with a 12–2 overall record and went 8–1 in conference to win the Pac-12 North Division, the program's first division title since the Pac-12 expanded and split into divisions in 2011. Most notable was defeating Stanford and Oregon, two of the toughest annual opponents for the team in recent years, by a combined 114-28. The Stanford game took place in front of a sold out crowd on ESPN and the Oregon game snapped a 12-game losing streak to the Ducks. The Huskies earned a berth in the Pac-12 Championship Game where they defeated Colorado to win their first conference title since 2000. They were selected as the #4 seed in the College Football Playoff and played in the Peach Bowl, where they lost to #1 seed Alabama. Washington was ranked #4 in the final AP Poll of the 2016 season.

Previous season[edit]

The Huskies finished the 2015 season 7–6 overall and 4–5 in conference, tying for fourth place in the Pac-12 North. They were invited to the Heart of Dallas Bowl where they defeated Southern Miss.

During the offseason, defensive line coach and special teams coordinator Jeff Choate left Washington to accept the head coach position at Montana State. Former Husky defensive back Ikaika Malloe was hired from Utah State to coach the defensive line in 2016, while linebackers coach Bob Gregory took over special teams.

Wide receivers coach Brent Pease did not have his contract renewed following the 2015 season. Pease was replaced by offensive quality control coach Bush Hamdan, who also took on the title of passing game coordinator.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 a.m.Rutgers*No. 14P12NW 48–1358,640
September 102:00 p.m.Idaho*No. 8
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
P12NW 59–1460,678
September 175:00 p.m.No. 19 (FCS) Portland State*No. 8
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
P12NW 41–357,151
September 247:30 p.m.at ArizonaNo. 9P12NW 35–28 OT48,747
September 306:00 p.m.No. 7 StanfordNo. 10
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
ESPNW 44–672,027
October 84:30 p.m.at OregonNo. 5FOXW 70–2158,842
October 223:30 p.m.Oregon StatedaggerNo. 5
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
P12NW 41–1765,796
October 2912:30 p.m.at No. 17 UtahNo. 4FS1W 31–2447,801
November 57:30 p.m.at CaliforniaNo. 4ESPNW 66–2747,756
November 124:30 p.m.No. 20 USCNo. 4
FOXL 13–2672,362
November 194:30 p.m.Arizona StateNo. 7
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
FOXW 44–1865,467
November 2512:30 p.m.at No. 23 Washington StateNo. 6FOXW 45–1733,773
December 26:00 p.m.vs. No. 9 ColoradoNo. 4FOXW 41–1047,118
December 3112:00 p.m.vs. No. 1 AlabamaNo. 4ESPNL 7–2475,996
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.
  • All times are in Pacific time
Source: [1]

Personnel[edit]

2016 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 72 Trey Adams So
TE 85 David Ajamu Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 19 Andre Baccellia Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 31 Drew Before Sr
QB 17 Daniel Bridge-Gadd Fr
OL 60 Shane Brostek Redshirt.svg Sr
QB 3 Jake Browning So
OL 77 Devin Burleson Redshirt.svg Fr
QB 11 K.J. Carta-Samuels Redshirt.svg So
WR 82 Jordan Chin Fr
TB 22 Lavon Coleman Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 62 Duke Clinch Fr
WR 15 Darrell Daniels Sr
TE 98 Will Dissly Jr
TB 10 Jomon Dotson Redshirt.svg So
WR 87 Forrest Dunivin Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 52 Jake Eldrenkamp Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 12 Aaron Fuller Fr
WR 89 John Gardner Redshirt.svg So
RB 9 Myles Gaskin So
QB 16 Blake Gregory Fr
WR 83 Connor Griffin Jr
OL 56 Nick Harris Fr
OL 70 Jared Hilbers Redshirt.svg Fr
TE 94 Derek Hunter Redshirt.svg Jr
TB 23 Logan Hurst Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 71 Matt James Redshirt.svg So
TB 40 Ralph Kinne Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 73 Andrew Kirkland Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 46 AJ Kneip Fr
OL 67 Michael Kneip Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 81 Brayden Lenius Jr
TE 5 Jeff Lindquist Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 28 Nik Little Sr
WR 6 Chico McClatcher So
TB 30 Gavin McDaniel Redshirt.svg So
OL 58 Kaleb McGary Redshirt.svg So
TB 25 Sean McGrew Fr
TE 84 Michael Neal Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 86 Taelon Parson Jr
FB/TE 45 Mike Petroff Fr
WR 8 Dante Pettis Jr
TB 24 Kamari Pleasant Fr
WR 21 Quinten Pounds Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 29 Josh Rasmussen Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 80 Max Richmond Redshirt.svg So
OL 59 Henry Roberts Redshirt.svg Fr
QB 7 Tony Rodriguez Sr
WR 1 John Ross III Redshirt.svg Jr
TE 88 Drew Sample Redshirt.svg So
OL 79 Coleman Shelton Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 75 Jessie Sosebee Redshirt.svg So
OL 74 John Turner Redshirt.svg So
OL 76 Luke Wattenberg Fr
WR 18 K.J. Young Redshirt.svg Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 32 Budda Baker Jr
LB 17 Tevis Bartlett So
CB 9 Brandon Beaver Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 15 DJ Beavers Redshirt.svg So
DB 47 Ian Biddle Redshirt.svg So
LB 7 Keishawn Bierria Redshirt.svg Jr
DE 96 Shane Bowman Redshirt.svg So
OLB 55 Ryan Bowman Fr
DB 31 Myles Bryant Fr
LB 25 Ben Burr-Kirven So
DL 57 John Clark Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 34 Sean Constantine Redshirt.svg Jr
LB 40 Camilo Eifler Fr
DT 99 Greg Gaines Redshirt.svg So
CB 3 Darren Gardenhire Jr
DB 18 Isaiah Gilchrist Fr
DE 92 Jaylen Johnson Redshirt.svg So
CB 26 Sidney Jones Jr
CB 4 Austin Joyner Redshirt.svg Fr
CB 20 Kevin King Sr
CB 19 Brandon Lewis Redshirt.svg So
DB 12 Kentrell Love Fr
LB 30 Kyler Manu Redshirt.svg Fr
OLB 5 Joe Mathis Sr
DL 91 Ricky McCoy Redshirt.svg Fr
S 14 JoJo McIntosh Redshirt.svg So
DB 23 Jordan Miller So
DB 6 Byron Murphy Fr
OLB 29 Connor O'Brien Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 95 Levi Onwuzurike Fr
DE 8 Benning Potoa'e Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 54 Matt Preston Redshirt.svg So
DL 56 Jared Pulu Redshirt.svg Fr
DT 11 Elijah Qualls Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 21 Taylor Rapp Fr
OLB 41 Myles Rice Fr
DB 38 Hayden Schuh Sr
DL 97 Jason Scrempos Redshirt.svg Fr
OLB 37 Bryce Sterk Redshirt.svg Fr
DB 35 Mason Stone Redshirt.svg So
DT 66 Damion Turpin Redshirt.svg Sr
S 24 Ezekiel Turner Jr
DL 50 Vita Vea Redshirt.svg So
DB 39 Sean Vergara Redshirt.svg So
LB 36 Azeem Victor Redshirt.svg Jr
S 27 Trevor Walker Redshirt.svg Jr
LB 53 Jake Wambaugh Redshirt.svg So
LB 10 Jusstis Warren Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 13 Brandon Wellington Fr
OLB 16 Amandre Williams Fr
OLB 28 Psalm Wooching Redshirt.svg Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
LS 49 AJ Carty Redshirt.svg Fr
LS 51 Luke Hutchinson Redshirt.svg Jr
LS 78 Luke Lane Fr
P 46 Race Porter Fr
P 42 Van Soderberg Fr
PK 81 Sebastian Valerio Redshirt.svg Fr
PK 48 Cameron Van Winkle Sr
P/PK 43 Tristan Vizcaino Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Keith Bhonapha
       Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator
       3rd year at Washington
       Alma mater: Hawaii
  • Bob Gregory
       Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers/Special Teams Coordinator
       3rd year at Washington
       Alma mater: Washington State
  • Pete Kwiatkowski
       Co-Defensive Coordinator
       3rd year at Washington
       Alma mater: Boise State
  • Jimmy Lake
       Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs
       3rd year at Washington
       Alma mater: Eastern Washington
  • Jordan Paopao
       Tight Ends
       6th year at Washington
       Alma mater: San Diego
  • Bush Hamdan
       Receivers
       2nd year at Washington
       Alma mater: Boise State
  • Ikaika Malloe
       Defensive Line
       1st year at Washington
       Alma mater: Washington
  • Jonathan Smith
       Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
       3rd year at Washington
       Alma mater: Oregon State
  • Chris Strausser
       Offensive Line
       3rd year at Washington
       Alma mater: Chico State
  • Tim Socha
       Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Rich Rasmussen
       Director of Player Personnel
  • Jeff Tedford
       Consultant
  • Derham Cato
       Offensive Quality Control
  • Terrence Brown
       Graduate Assistant
  • Kyle Jolly
       Graduate Assistant
  • Kirby Moore
       Graduate Assistant
  • Hansen Sekona
       Graduate Assistant

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: September 8, 2016

Recruiting class[edit]

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 14 8 8 9 10 5 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 4 4 
Coaches 18 11 9 9 9 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 5 4 4 4 
CFP Not released 5 4 6 5 4 4 Not released

Game summaries[edit]

Rutgers[edit]

Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Washington Huskies – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Rutgers 0 3 01013
No. 14 Washington 24 10 14048

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

Game information
Top Passers
  • RU – Chris Laviano, 40 attempts, 24 completions, 168 yards, 1 interception
  • UW – Jake Browning, 27 attempts, 18 completions, 287 yards, 3 touchdowns, 1 interception
Top Rushers
  • RU – Josh Hicks, 14 carries, 70 yards
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 15 carries 57 yards
Top Receiving
  • RU – Janarion Grant, 9 receptions, 56 yards
  • UW – John Ross, 5 receptions, 90 yards, 2 touchdowns

Idaho[edit]

Idaho Vandals at Washington Huskies – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Idaho 0 0 7714
No. 8 Washington 7 28 141059

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: September 10, 2016
  • Game time: 2:07 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 74° • Weather: Sunny with scattered clouds • Wind: W @ 8 mph
  • Game attendance: 60,678
  • Referee: Terry Leyden
  • TV announcers (Pac-12 Network): J.B. Long, Glenn Parker and Jill Savage
Game information
Top Passers
  • UI – Matt Linehan, 29 attempts, 19 completions, 187 yards, 1 touchdown
  • UW – Jake Browning, 28 attempts, 23 completions, 294 yards, 5 touchdowns
Top Rushers
  • UI – Mason Petrino, 9 carries, 48 yards
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 12 carries 67 yards, 1 touchdown
Top Receiving
  • UI – Isaiah Saunders, 2 receptions, 54 yards
  • UW – Dante Pettis, 6 receptions, 88 yards, 2 touchdowns

Portland State[edit]

Portland State Vikings at Washington Huskies – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 19 (FCS) Portland State 0 0 303
No. 8 Washington 14 14 01341

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: September 17, 2016
  • Game time: 5:06 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 66° • Weather: Mostly cloudy • Wind: SW @ 19 mph
  • Game attendance: 57,151
  • Referee: Chris Coyte
  • TV announcers (Pac-12 Network):
    Jim Watson, Yogi Roth and Cindy Brunson
Game information
Top Passers
  • PSU – Alex Kuresa, 17 attempts, 11 completions, 148 yards, 1 interception
  • UW – Jake Browning, 19 attempts, 12 completions, 163 yards, 4 touchdowns
Top Rushers
  • PSU – Nate Tago, 12 carries, 20 yards
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 13 carries, 93 yards, 1 touchdown
Top Receiving
  • PSU – Maximo Espitia, 4 receptions, 75 yards
  • UW – Chico McClatcher, 4 receptions, 69 yards, 2 touchdowns

at Arizona[edit]

Washington Huskies at Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 34OTTotal
No. 9 Washington 0 14 77735
Arizona 7 7 014028

at Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ

  • Date: September 24, 2016
  • Game time: 7:31 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 74° • Weather: Clear skies • Wind: NNW @ 9 mph
  • Game attendance: 48,747
  • Referee: Michael Mothershed
  • TV announcers (Pac-12 Network): Roxy Bernstein, Anthony Herron and Lewis Johnson
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW – Jake Browning, 21 attempts, 14 completions, 160 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception
  • UA – Brandon Dawkins, 31 attempts, 19 completions, 167 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception
Top Rushers
  • UW – Lavon Coleman, 11 carries, 181 yards, 1 touchdown
  • UA – Brandon Dawkins, 13 carries, 176 yards, 2 touchdowns
Top Receiving
  • UW – Chico McClatcher, 2 receptions, 72 yards
  • UA – Shun Brown, 7 receptions, 114 yards

Stanford[edit]

Stanford Cardinal at Washington Huskies – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 7 Stanford 0 0 606
No. 10 Washington 13 10 71444

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: September 30, 2016
  • Game time: 6:01 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 64° • Weather: Clear skies • Wind: E @ 3 mph
  • Game attendance: 72,027
  • Referee: Mark Duddy
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Joe Tessitore, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe
Game information
Top Passers
  • SU – Ryan Burns, 22 attempts, 15 completions, 151 yards, 1 touchdown
  • UW – Jake Browning, 21 attempts, 15 completions, 210 yards, 3 touchdowns
Top Rushers
  • SU – Christian McCaffrey, 12 attempts, 49 yards
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 18 attempts, 100 yards, 2 touchdowns
Top Receiving
  • SU – Trent Irwin, 3 receptions, 67 yards
  • UW – John Ross, 4 receptions, 82 yards, 1 touchdown

at Oregon[edit]

Washington Huskies at Oregon Ducks – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 5 Washington 21 14 211470
Oregon 0 7 14021

at Autzen StadiumEugene, OR

  • Date: October 8, 2016
  • Game time: 4:35 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 70° • Weather: Mostly sunny • Wind: S @ 5 mph
  • Game attendance: 58,842
  • Referee: Michael Mothershed
  • TV announcers (FOX): Joe Davis, Brady Quinn and Jenny Taft
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW – Jake Browning, 28 attempts, 22 completions, 304 yards, 6 touchdowns
  • UO – Justin Herbert, 34 attempts, 21 completions, 179 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception
Top Rushers
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 16 carries, 197 yards, 1 touchdown
  • UO – Taj Griffin, 7 carries, 60 yards, 1 touchdown
Top Receiving
  • UW – Dante Pettis, 8 receptions, 134 yards, 2 touchdowns
  • UO – Darren Carrington, 3 receptions, 47 yards

Coming off of a 44–6 win against No. 7 Stanford at Husky Stadium, No. 5 Washington traveled to Autzen Stadium to face a 2–3 Oregon team. Prior to this game, Oregon had beaten Washington twelve straight times, ten of which were by a margin of 20 points or more. This was the longest winning streak by either team in the Oregon–Washington football rivalry.

The Oregon winning streak was finally snapped after a 70–21 Washington rout. On the first play from the line of scrimmage, Washington safety Budda Baker, a one-time commit to the Oregon Ducks, intercepted the pass from Oregon's true freshman Justin Herbert. The Huskies took the lead on a Jake Browning touchdown run with 13:23 left in the first quarter and never relinquished it. The Huskies led 35–7 by halftime, 42–7 after the first possession of the third quarter, and 70–21 with 9:58 left in the fourth quarter.[2]

The Washington offense racked up 682 yards of total offense, averaged 10.1 yards per play, amassed 6 passing touchdowns by quarterback Jake Browning, and scored 70 points, the most scored by either team in the rivalry. The Huskies’ 70 points were the second-most an opponent has ever scored on Oregon in Eugene.[3]

Oregon State[edit]

Oregon State Beavers at Washington Huskies – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Oregon State 0 0 10717
No. 5 Washington 21 10 10041

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: October 22, 2016
  • Game time: 3:41 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 63°• Weather: Scattered clouds • Wind: N @ 8 mph
  • Game attendance: 65,796
  • Referee: Terry Leyden
  • TV announcers (Pac-12 Network): Ted Robinson, Yogi Roth and Cindy Brunson
Game information
Top Passers
  • OSU – Marcus McMaryion, 26 attempts, 12 completions, 148 yards, 2 interceptions
  • UW – Jake Browning, 28 attempts, 14 completions, 291 yards, 3 touchdowns
Top Rushers
  • OSU – Tim Cook, 18 carries, 108 yards, 1 touchdown
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 18 carries, 128 yards, 1 touchdown
Top Receiving
  • OSU – Victor Bolden, 5 receptions, 58 yards
  • UW – John Ross, 4 receptions, 115 yards

at Utah[edit]

Washington Huskies at Utah Utes – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 4 Washington 7 7 71031
No. 17 Utah 0 10 7724

at Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

  • Date: October 29, 2016
  • Game time: 12:40 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 69° • Weather: Partly cloudy • Wind: SSE @ 8 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,801
  • Referee: Mark Duddy
  • TV announcers (FS1): Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt and Shannon Spake
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW – Jake Browning, 20 attempts, 12 completions, 186 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception
  • UU – Troy Williams, 31 attempts, 14 completions, 163 yards, 2 touchdowns
Top Rushers
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 19 carries, 151 yards, 1 touchdown
  • UU – Joe Williams, 35 carries, 172 yards, 1 touchdown
Top Receiving
  • UW – Darrell Daniels, 2 receptions, 57 yards
  • UU – Tim Patrick, 5 receptions, 72 yards

at California[edit]

Washington Huskies at California Golden Bears – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 4 Washington 21 14 211066
California 13 7 0727

at California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA

  • Date: November 5, 2016
  • Game time: 7:41 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 61° • Weather: Scattered clouds • Wind: SSW @ 6 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,756
  • Referee: Michael Batian
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore and Quint Kessenich
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW – Jake Browning, 28 attempts, 19 completions, 378 yards, 6 touchdowns
  • CAL – Davis Webb, 47 attempts, 23 completions, 262 yards, 1 touchdown, 3 interceptions
Top Rushers
  • UW – Lavon Coleman, 7 carries, 108 yards, 1 touchdown
  • CAL – Khalfani Muhammad, 8 carries, 34 yards
Top Receiving
  • UW – John Ross, 6 receptions, 208 yards, 3 touchdowns
  • CAL – Demetris Robertson, 3 receptions 80 yards

USC[edit]

USC Trojans at Washington Huskies – Game summary
1 2 34Total
USC 3 14 0926
No. 4 Washington 3 3 7013

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: November 12, 2016
  • Game time: 4:36 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 56° • Weather: Mostly cloudy • Wind: SSW @ 15 mph
  • Game attendance: 72,362
  • Referee: Terry Leyden
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt and Shannon Spake
Game information
Top Passers
  • USC –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • USC –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • USC –
  • UW –

Arizona State[edit]

Arizona State Sun Devils at Washington Huskies – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Arizona State 0 0 31518
No. 7 Washington 3 21 61444

at Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

  • Date: November 19, 2016
  • Game time: 4:40 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 54° • Weather: Mostly cloudy • Wind: N @ 5 mph
  • Game attendance: 65,467
  • Referee: Land Clark
  • TV announcers (FOX): Joe Davis, Brady Quinn and Jenny Taft
Game information
Top Passers
  • ASU –
  • UW –
Top Rushers
  • ASU –
  • UW –
Top Receiving
  • ASU –
  • UW –

at Washington State[edit]

Washington Huskies at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 6 Washington 28 7 01045
No. 23 Washington State 3 7 7017

at Martin StadiumPullman, WA

  • Date: November 25, 2016
  • Game time: 12:35 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 44° • Weather: Slight rain • Wind: S @ 7 mph
  • Game attendance: 33,773
  • Referee: Steve Strimling
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt and Shannon Spake
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • WSU –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • WSU –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • WSU –

vs Colorado (Pac-12 Championship Game)[edit]

Pac-12 Championship Game – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 9 Colorado 7 0 3010
No. 4 Washington 7 7 171041

at Levi's StadiumSanta Clara, CA

  • Date: December 2, 2016
  • Game time: 6:22 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 60° • Weather: Clear skies • Wind: NW @ 10 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,118
  • Referee: Land Clark
  • TV announcers (FOX): Joe Davis, Brady Quinn, Jenny Taft and Chris Myers
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW –
  • CU –
Top Rushers
  • UW –
  • CU –
Top Receiving
  • UW –
  • CU –

vs Alabama (Peach Bowl - CFP Semifinal)[edit]

Peach Bowl (CFP Semifinal) – Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 4 Washington 7 0 007
No. 1 Alabama 7 10 0724

at Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA

  • Date: December 31, 2016
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: Indoors (dome stadium)
  • Game attendance: 75,996
  • Referee: Dan Capron
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Joe Tessitore, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe
Game information
Top Passers
  • UW – Jake Browning, 38 attempts, 20 completions, 150 yards,1 touchdown
  • UA – Jalen Hurts, 14 attempts, 7 completions, 57 yards
Top Rushers
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 10 carries, 34 yards
  • UA – Bo Scarbrough, 19 carries, 180 yards, 2 touchdowns
Top Receiving
  • UW – Myles Gaskin, 5 receptions, 40 yards
  • UA – O.J. Howard, 4 receptions, 44 yards

Awards and honors[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Chris Petersen - Head Coach

Tim Socha - Strength and Conditioning Coach

  • FootballScoop.com Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year : Winner

Offense[edit]

Jake Browning - Quarterback - Sophomore

John Ross III - Wide receiver - Redshirt Junior

Jeff Lindquist - Tight end - Redshirt Senior

  • Wuerffel Trophy (community service and academic excellence) : Semi-Finalist

Defense[edit]

Budda Baker - Safety - Junior

All-Americans[edit]

First Team

Second Team

Freshman

All-Pac-12 Individual Awards[edit]

Offensive Player of the Year

Freshman Defensive Player of the Year

Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Pac-12 All-Conference Team[edit]

First Team

Second Team

Honorable Mention

NFL Draft[edit]

NFL Scouting Combine[edit]

Seven members of the 2016 team were invited to participate in drills at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine held between February 28 and March 6, 2017 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

# Name POS HT WT Arms Hands 40 Bench Press Vert Jump Broad Jump 3 Cone Drill 20-yd Shuttle 60-yd Shuttle Ref
DB04 Budda Baker S 5'10" 195 30 34" 9" 4.45* 15 reps 32.5" 115" 6.76* 4.08* N/A [4]
TE04 Darrell Daniels TE 6'3" 247 34 12" 10 14" 4.55* 17 reps 32" 116" 7.09 4.47 N/A [5]
DB28 Sidney Jones CB 6'0" 186 31 12" 9 38" 4.47 N/A 33.5" 123" 7.02 4.28 N/A [6]
DB31 Kevin King CB 6'3" 200 32" 9 12" 4.43 11 reps 39.5"* N/A 6.56* 3.89* 11.14* [7]
LB20 Joe Mathis OLB 6'2" 266 33" 9" N/A 24 reps* N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A [8]
DL39 Elijah Qualls DT 6'1" 313 30 58" 9 38" 5.13 33 reps* 31.5" 105" 7.65 4.66 N/A [9]
WO42 John Ross III WR 5'11" 188 31 12" 8 34" 4.22† N/A 37" 133"* N/A N/A N/A [10]

* Top performer

† New combine record

2017 NFL Draft[edit]

The 2017 NFL Draft was held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia on April 27 through April 29, 2017. The following Washington players were either selected or signed as free agents following the draft.

Player Position Round Overall Pick NFL Team
John Ross III WR 1 9 Cincinnati Bengals
Kevin King CB 2 33 Green Bay Packers
Budda Baker S 2 36 Arizona Cardinals
Sidney Jones CB 2 43 Philadelphia Eagles
Elijah Qualls DT 6 214 Philadelphia Eagles
Brandon Beaver S UDFA Arizona Cardinals
Darrell Daniels TE UDFA Indianapolis Colts
Jake Eldrenkamp OG UDFA Los Angeles Rams
Joe Mathis OLB UDFA Houston Texans

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