has released their 2017 College Football Power Rankings and Washington Huskies fans should - if they weren't already - be excited.

The Dawgs were placed at #8 although Pac-12 rivals Southern Cal rated higher (#4).

The rest of the top 10 includes Alabama at the top, followed by Florida St., Ohio St., Clemson, Penn St., Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Oklahoma St.

Here is what the scribes had to say about this season's University of Washington team:

You can hear every UW game all season - beginning with their opener at Rutgers on Friday, Sept. 1.

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