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Seniors Have Chance to Re-establish Tradition

Erik Folk with a winning kick

This year's Husky senior class is a mix of two classes, with seven true seniors from the class of 2008 and 12 red-shirt, or fifth year, players from the class of 2007. There are five who entered the program as walk-ons and of the 19 scholarshipped seniors, 10 have started at least one game. They are all from the Tyrone Willingham era, and all of them were here for that simply awful 0-fer season.

They have endured together, and some of them were also a big part of last year's turnaround. Now they have a chance to lead their team to a second consecutive bowl game, and by doing so they will re-establish a tradition in Husky Football dating back to 1979. If they accomplish that, they will also re-establish a winning tradition for a school that had sunk to the bottom. They were there to... Recommended Stories