UW coach Chris Petersen holds the trophy after Washington’s 41-10 win over Colorado in the Pac-12 Conference championship in December. The win lifted the Huskies into spot in the national semifinals against top-ranked Alabama in the Peach Bowl, which added millions to UW’s coffers.
UW coach Chris Petersen holds the trophy after Washington’s 41-10 win over Colorado in the Pac-12 Conference championship in December. The win lifted the Huskies into spot in the national semifinals against top-ranked Alabama in the Peach Bowl, which added millions to UW’s coffers. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP file, 2016
UW coach Chris Petersen holds the trophy after Washington’s 41-10 win over Colorado in the Pac-12 Conference championship in December. The win lifted the Huskies into spot in the national semifinals against top-ranked Alabama in the Peach Bowl, which added millions to UW’s coffers. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP file, 2016

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