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Successful spring leads to more for UW

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SEATTLE - They're back. The fans, that is. Coach Steve Sarkisian has reignited the dormant fan base of the Washington Huskies. His high-energy program has kick-started the faithful, and his final spring scrimmage this past Saturday brought out a crowd of over 10,000, including hundreds of ex-Huskies in what was one of the best weekends for Husky football in the last eight years of the program.

This coach certainly gets it when it comes to implementing a system that gets fans excited about the future. He has learned from one of the best in college football in Pete Carroll, and now is on his own quest. His recruiting-comes-first philosophy has already paid early dividends with seven commitments including six of the top kids in the state of Washington. The Huskies hosted decades of ex... Recommended Stories