Byron Murphy returns the intereption 66 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter against Utah Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif. Washington beat Utah 10-3. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS)
Byron Murphy returns the intereption 66 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter against Utah Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif. Washington beat Utah 10-3. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS) Dean Rutz TNS
Byron Murphy returns the intereption 66 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter against Utah Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif. Washington beat Utah 10-3. (Dean Rutz/Seattle Times/TNS) Dean Rutz TNS

Lauren Kirschman is the UW Huskies beat writer for The News Tribune. She previously covered the Pittsburgh Steelers for PennLive.com. A Pennsylvania native and a University of Pittsburgh graduate, she also covered college athletics for the Beaver County Times from 2012-2016.