Yes, folks, it's true – the Washington Huskies are a ranked football program again.
After the 16-13 victory Saturday over then-No. 3 USC (which fell to 12th, the Huskies moved into the top 25 in the Associated Press (sportswriters' rankings) polls – at No. 24.
It marks the first time since the fourth game of the 2003 season under coach Keith Gilbertson that the Huskies have been last ranked. They were 18th in a 46-16 loss at UCLA, and have been out of the polls for a span of 69 games.
Bob Condotta, of the Seattle Times, is the only voting AP member in Washington. He cast his ballot with the Huskies at 25th.
To view the voting breakout, click here and click on "Washington".
The UW is one of three Pacific-10 Conference schools in the top 25. California (No. 6) and USC (No. 12) are the other two. Oregon State fell out after their loss Saturday to Cincinnati.
In the coaches' poll, the Huskies are receiving votes, and would be 31st.