It looks like the Chris Petersen era is starting to blossom for the Washington Huskies as they destroyed the Stanford Cardinal last night. The Huskies unleashed a ferocious pass rush and beat Stanford at its own game with physical play on both sides of the ball.
Washington is now a serious contender for the College Football Playoff as they seem to be the team to beat in the PAC-12.
The New England Patriots would have been fearing the worst for the start of their 2016 season after quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for the deflategate scandal was reinstated. The four-time Super Bowl champion opted not to take his fight to the Supreme Court, allowing the NFL to claim victory in the matter and leave the AFC East outfit without their starting signal-caller for the opening quarter of the campaign.
So this was a surprise for many. Sparty looked great last week whipping Notre Dame, but then got smacked at home by Wisconsin.
The Big Ten looks pretty tough this season with their impressive nonconference wins, and now we’ll see which teams will emerge. Michigan State seems to play well as underdogs, but then under-perform when they’re favorites.
For the Badgers, redshirt freshman quarterback Alex Hornibrook took over as the starter and played very well.