Washington exploits Michigan State secondary

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Seattle, WA – Michael Penix Jr. dropped 4 touchdowns on the Spartans secondary racking up 397 yards for the Huskies. The Washington Huskies moved to 3-0 defeating the visiting Michigan State Spartans 39-28.

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The second quarter was were Washington jumped out to 29-8 lead by half.

“Oh who that was fun,” said coach Washington Kalen Deboer, “It showed how we came out the block today.”

Penix Jr. targeted nine different receivers with Ja’Lynn Polk was his main target. Polk caught three touchdowns for 153 yards averaging over 25 yards per catch.

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Washington’s offense just was able to confuse the Spartans from formations to route combos.

The Spartans were able to score 20 points in the second half to try and mount a come back that couldn’t score enough.

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Spartans quarterback Payton Thorne was able to pass for 323 yards with 3 touchdowns and one costly interception.

Keon Coleman caught 9 pass from Thorne for 116 yards and two touchdowns.

The Huskies are finding how to win this season and todays win over a good Big Ten team will be great going into the PAC-12 season.

“We have trust in a guy can win football games with (Penix Jr), said coach Deboer, “We just beat a really good football team today.”

Next week Michigan State will host Big Ten rival Minnesota, while Washington will host Stanford on FS1 at 7:30pm PST.