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Chris Petersen bemoans Huskies hype: ‘We’re the all-offseason team ... we’re not doing anything’ (plus thoughts on Jonathan Smith, attendance and more)

-- Had a chance to sit down with Huskies coach Chris Petersen on Thursday afternoon for a wide-ranging interview previewing Washington’s 2016 season. Here is part of it, including Petersen’s (unsurprising) thoughts on UW’s preseason expectations, and how he and the program have evolved since his first year in Seattle.

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VIDEO: Chris Petersen says hype is meaningless at Pac-12 media days

What does UW football coach Chris Petersen think of the hubbub around his team? He compares the Huskies to Pokemon Go, saying it's all hype and he and the team are "amused" by that hype. He also talks about Jonathan Smith, Jeff Tedford and more.
Christian Caple ccaple@thenewstribune.com
VIDEO: Chris Petersen says hype is meaningless at Pac-12 media days 2:03

VIDEO: Chris Petersen says hype is meaningless at Pac-12 media days

VIDEO: UW's Darrell Daniels talks preseason expectations at Pac-12 media days 0:53

VIDEO: UW's Darrell Daniels talks preseason expectations at Pac-12 media days

VIDEO: Huskies DB Kevin King talks expectations at Pac-12 media days 2:53

VIDEO: Huskies DB Kevin King talks expectations at Pac-12 media days

WATCH: UW president Ana Mari Cauce introduces Jen Cohen as AD 2:47

WATCH: UW president Ana Mari Cauce introduces Jen Cohen as AD