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2018 Washington Huskies Football Season In Review

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In this story, we’ll look back in the 2018 Washington Huskies football team. The team finished with a 10-4 record.

The Huskies season concluded in the Rose Bowl Game on January 1st, 2019. The Ohio State Buckeyes won 28-23 over Washington in Pasadena, California.

Former Washington Huskies running back Myles Gaskin gestures after scoring a touchdown against the Utah Utes
Myles Gaskin gestures after scoring a touchdown against the Utah Utes (Getty Images)

Jake Browning went 252 of 388 for 3,192 yards. He also had 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

Jake Haener also went 9 of 13 for 107 yards. He also had one touchdown pass and one interception.

Myles Gaskin led the team in rushing with 259 carries for 1,268 yards. He also had 12 touchdowns.

Salvon Ahmed also made a significant contribution with 104 carries for 608 yards and seven touchdowns.

Aaron Fuller led the team in receiving with 58 receptions for 874 yards and four touchdowns. Andre Baccellia also had 55 receptions for 584 yards.

Ty Jones also made a significant impact with 31 receptions for 491 yards and six touchdowns.

Ben Burr-Kirven led the team with 176 tackles. He also had 5.5 tackles for a loss, two interceptions, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, and six pass deflections.

Burr-Kirven was the only Huskies player to have more than 100 tacks. In fact, he had more than 100 tackles on the second place player in Tevis Barlett, who had 72 tackles.

Greg Gaines lead the team with 7.5 tackles for a loss. Benning Potoa’e and Levi Onwuzurike were second on the team with 6.5 tackles for a loss.

Gaines also led the team with 4.5 sacks. Taylor Rapp was second with 4.0 sacks.

Byron Murphy led the team with four interceptions. Three players had two interceptions, while Gaines had one interception.

Burr-Kirven also led the team with four forced fumbles. Taylor Rapp and Burr-Kirven led the team with three fumble recoveries each.

Murphy also led the team with 13 pass deflections.

Joel Whitford had 33 punts for 1,364 yard. He averaged 41.3 yards per punt.

Race Porter also had 18 punts for 755 yards for an average of 41.9 yards per punt. Jake Browning also had two punts for 69 yards for an average of 34.5 yards per punt.

Peyton Henry converted 43 of 44 extra points. He also made 16 of 22 field goal attempts.

Fuller had 22 punt returns for 122 yards.

Sean McGrew had eight kickoff returns for 130 yards. Gaskin also had four kickoff returns for 74 yards. Chico McClatcher also contributed two kickoff returns for 44 yards.

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