No more luck: Huskies beat No. 8 Stanford 17-13

No more luck: Huskies beat No. 8 Stanford 17-13

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SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 27: Running back Bishop Sankey #25 of the Washington Huskies rushes for a 61 yard touchdown past safety Ed Reynolds #29 of the Stanford Cardinal on September 27, 2012 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. Washington defeated Stanford 17-13. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press / KREM 2 Sports

KREM.com

Posted on September 27, 2012 at 10:51 PM

SEATTLE -- Kasen Williams took a quick screen pass from Keith Price, broke a tackle and the line of scrimmage and raced 35 yards for the go-ahead score with 4:53 left, and Washington rallied from 10 points down to stun No. 8 Stanford 17-13 on Thursday night.

Trailing 13-3 late in the third quarter, the Huskies (3-1, 1-0 Pac-12) got a 61-yard touchdown sprint from running back Bishop Sankey for their first offensive touchdown against an FBS opponent since the first quarter of the opener against San Diego State. The Gonzaga Prep grad finished the game with 144 yards.
 
Then Washington put together a nine-play drive that included another fourth-down conversion and was capped by Williams' catch-and-run that gave the Huskies their first lead.
 
It was Washington's first win over a Top 10 ranked opponent since its upset of then-No. 3 USC back in 2009, Steve Sarkisian's first season at Washington. And it was thanks to an inspired defensive effort that was the opposite of a year ago when Stanford (3-1, 1-1) bulldozed the Huskies to the tune of 446 yards rushing and 65 points.

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