‘It’s just so exciting’: Generations of Husky fans celebrate as UW advances to national championship

SEATTLE — Generations of Husky fans are celebrating after the University of Washington Huskies defeated Texas and advanced to the national championship game.

The Huskies and Longhorns were neck and neck up until halftime. Washington started to pull away in the third quarter with a 31-21 lead.

Texas kept it close in the final minute of the fourth, but the Huskies’ defense held up in a nail-biter ending.

Michael Penix, Jr. threw for more than 400 yards and two touchdowns on the national stage.

Dillon Johnson had two touchdowns on 18 carries, while two wide receivers, Rome Odunze and Ja’Lynn Polk, both recorded more than 120 yards.

The Huskies

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