The Huskies got their first win of the year last night at Husky Stadium against Syracuse, 41-20. The Dawgs’ struggled early on; there wasn’t any offensive rhythm and special team’s mistakes led to an early 10-0 lead for the Orange. But, then the Huskies found it. They played like the team we had planned on seeing this year. They outscored Syracuse 41-10 through the rest of the game and it wasn’t much of a contest after the first couple plays in the second half.
Jermaine Kearse had a monster day (9 receptions for 179 yards), as the offense used big plays to dominate. The defense was solid too. They gave up two or three big plays but the two touchdowns Syracuse scored were because of a special teams penalty and a turnover.
I’ll review this one by taking a look at each position. I haven’t been able to find a replay anywhere yet, FSN decided to show a replay of Wyoming and Texas instead, so I won’t be as thorough as I’d like to be but these were my first impressions from being there. Continue reading