UW '17 Commits React To '18 Opener Vs. Auburn

With the recent news that Washington will be opening the 2018 football season against the Auburn Tigers in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic in Atlanta, we reached out to several 2017 UW commits to get their thoughts on the game...

Central (Independence, Or.) DL Marlon Tuipulotu - "That's exciting. Playing an SEC school, you know that's gong to be a competitive game. It's fun knowing that we will be at UW so that's exciting."

Sumner (Wa.) ATH Connor Wedington - "OMG (sic) that is so sick!!"

Juanita (Kirkland, Wa.) ATH Salvon Ahmed - "That's awesome! Can't wait! It will be a good opportunity to showcase our team's talent on the national stage."

St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Ca.) WR Terrell Bynum - "That one is gonna be fun."

Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, Wa.) TE Hunter Bryant - "That's filthy. That's going to be a great game to open up the season with."

Folsom (Ca.) DE/LB Ariel Ngata - "Yeah it's cool knowing who we'll see the first week. Especially a team that I've seen play multiple times."

Orange (Ca.) Lutheran S Brandon McKinney - "Well, I'm super hyped we finally get to play a SEC team and hopefully prove the CFP wrong."

Provo (Ut.) WR Ty Jones - "Auburn better be ready. My excitement level breaks the scale."

Monte Vista (Danville, Ca.) QB Jake Haener - "I think it is a great opportunity. I was really fired up to hear about competing against an SEC team. I think it will be a great challenge for us. I can't wait!"

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