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Midnight links: Wrapping up the Huskies’ 49-0 victory over Sacramento State, plus other Pac-12 action

After Washington rolled to its first victory of the season with a 49-0 thumping of Sacramento State, a few people wrote a bunch of words about it. As always, we wrap up Saturday’s game with links (and you can watch the game highlights above).

--- Here’s our game story, focusing on all of the contributions the Huskies received from true freshmen.

--- And some additional notes from the game, leading with a look at UW’s shutout.

--- John McGrath writes that Jake Browning made the Hornets look like the lower-level team they are.

--- Here’s the game story from Adam Jude.

--- And a column about the game from Larry Stone.

--- And a couple stories about the game from the UW Daily.

--- And you can listen to the game highlights, as called by UW play-by-play man Bob Rondeau, below.

In other Pac-12 action on Saturday ...

Michigan 35, Oregon State 7 -- The Oregonian documents a busy (and disappointing) day for both Oregon and Oregon State in the state of Michigan.

Washington State 37, Rutgers 34 -- The Cougars pulled out a wild one in New Jersey.

Michigan State 31, Oregon 28 -- A statement win fell tantalizingly out of the Ducks’ reach.

UCLA 37, UNLV 3 -- This wasn’t a perfect performance by the Bruins, but they still rolled.

Arizona 44, Nevada 20 -- Notes from another Wildcats nonconference victory.

Arizona State 35, Cal Poly 21 -- The Sun Devils didn’t so much win this game as they survived it.

California 35, San Diego State 7 -- The big story here was Cal’s defense, which has been much maligned in recent years.

Colorado 48, Massachusetts 14 -- The Buffaloes bounced back from a tough loss at Hawaii with a blowout win at home.

Stanford 31, UCF 7 -- A flea-flicker highlighted the Cardinal’s romp.

USC 59, Idaho 9 -- This amounted to an exhibition game for the Trojans.