STEP FOUR: Washington must win on the road against Stanford November 10
It’s hard to place a “must win” label on a football game months before the season begins, but that November 10, 2017 matchup AT Stanford casts an awfully large shadow over the Washington Huskies season.
With the First Pick
The Huskies do not face USC this season, and close out the season with four out of five games at home. The only road trip? The November 10 game at Stanford University.
Revenge Is Dish Best Served At Home
The Stanford Cardinals will look to avenge last season’s loss to the Huskies, and what better time to do it as the Huskies begin to look ahead to what could be a dynamic PAC-12 showdown with USC in the PAC-12 Championship game?
The game smells of “trap”.
But Coach Petersen will be vigilant of the circumstances. The team gets a bye week after seven consecutive games, and finish off the season with just five games to play. As noted earlier, four of those games are home. Defeat Stanford on the road, and this team will be considered one of the teams to beat in the NCAA playoffs.