Washington makes nonconference statement in 39-28 win over No. 11 Michigan State

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The Seattle Times

SEATTLE — Even when Kalen DeBoer is wrong, he’s right. With 1:30 left in the first quarter Saturday and the Huskies holding an early 7-0 lead, Washington went for it on fourth-and-goal from Michigan State’s 1-yard line. Junior quarterback Michael Penix Jr. took the snap and darted left, on what appeared to be an option play. He was swallowed by Spartan defensive end Khris Bogle for a 1-yard loss. In a different season, with a different coach, and a different quarterback, that may have been the difference. A team that hadn’t beaten a ranked nonconference opponent inside Husky Stadium since No. …

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