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Huskies Dominate Stanford

Washington used an efficient offensive attack and a stifling defensive effort to throttled seventh-ranked Stanford 44-6 in front of 72,027 fans at Husky Stadium...

The Huskies got big performances from Jake Browning and Myles Gaskin on offense while their defense managed to hold the Cardinal to just 213 yards while posting eight sacks and general making life miserable for Stanford's two quarterbacks -- Ryan Burns and Keller Chryst.

Psalm Wooching and Joe Mathis had huge games totaling 10 tackles, five sacks and five tackles-for-loss between them.

Washington got the scoring started on their first possession as Browning found wideout Dante Pettis down the sidelines for a 35-yard completion to the Stanford seven and three plays later, he hit Pettis for a three-yard touchdown.

After Stanford punter Jake Bailey shanked a 19-yarder to the Husky 45, Browning went right back to work, hitting John Ross III for a 28-yard gain and Pettis for 17 yards before Gaskin went over for the first of his two touchdowns, putting Washington up 13-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Browning hit Ross for a 19-yard touchdown shortly before the end of the first half sending the Dawgs into the locker room up 23-0.

Stanford appeared to show some life early in the third quarter, holding the Huskies to a three-and-out deep in their own territory, but a short punt by Tristan Vizcaino bounced off the back of Stanford's Frank Buncom and Washington came up with the recovery and the route was on as the Huskies went down in five plays with Gaskin going over from eight yards out to put them up 30-0.

Browning finished the day an efficient 15 of 21 for 210 yards and three scores while Gaskin totaled got to the century-mark for the first time this season with 100 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries.

Defensively, the Huskies were led by linebacker Azeem Victor's 11 tackles.

Stanford's Christian McCaffrey was a non-factor in the game as he finished with just 49 yards on the ground and five receptions for 30 yards. He did manage one big kick return - a 57-yarder - but for the most part, he was held in check on that front as well. 

The crowd was the largest since Washington renovated Husky Stadium and re-opened in 2013.

The Huskies, now 5-0, will travel next week to Eugene to take on Oregon. Top Stories