Never mind that lopsided 24-7 loss to Alabama in the College Football Playoff semi-finals. Forget all that snickering/outrage about the Huskies’ nonconference schedule, which will remain soft this fall.

As he heads into his fourth season in Seattle. Chris Petersen has it going. It’s Washington monumental.

The Huskies return the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the year, junior QB Jake Browning, who tied the Pac-12 record for touchdown passes (43) in an attack that averaged a league-best 41.8 points.

Washington also has a top runner, Myles Gaskin, and receiver, Dante Pettis, plus a stout set of blockers in an offense that’s in all-around great shape. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.