Browning’s 3 TDs Lead Washington Past Utah State 31-17
SEATTLE (AP) — Jake Browning threw for 368 yards and three touchdowns, and Washington pulled away in the second half for a 31-17 win over Utah State on Saturday.
Washington (2-1) closed out its nonconference schedule with a second straight 300-yard passing game from the true freshman. Browning hit Dwayne Washington on an 81-yard catch-and-run touchdown in the first half, then threw a pair of TDs in the third quarter as the Huskies built a 21-point lead. Browning hit Washington open down the middle for a 33-yard TD then pirouetted away from the rush for a 3-yard TD toss to Drew Sample, his first career catch.
Kicker Tristan Vizcaino added a 2-yard TD run on a fake field goal in the first half.
Utah State (1-2) got two touchdowns from defensive players: Nose tackle David Moala had a 1-yard TD run in the first half and Jontrell Rocquemore returned a fumble 97 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.