Locker Climbing Several UW Record Charts

Nov. 16, 2009

The Washington football team has an off day this Saturday as the schedule allows the Dawgs a rest prior to their final two games of the season -- Nov. 28 vs. WSU and Dec. 5 vs. California.

As the season winds down, two of the Huskies' most prominent offensive players are working their way up a few UW record lists that are worth noting.

Junior quarterback Jake Locker has made his way on to both the single-season and career passing yardage top-10 lists, as well as several others.

Meanwhile, tailback Chris Polk needs just 111 yards over his final two games to notch the 13th 1,000-yard rushing season in Husky history. His 889 yards this year are already the second-most ever by a UW freshman, trailing only Locker's 986.

Only a redshirt freshman, Polk hasn't made too many marks in the record book quite yet, but he's certainly on the verge. His 889 yards are the third-most by a UW back since 1997 (both Louis Rankin and Locker had more during the 2007 season). He also currently has three straight 100-yard games, with is fourth-most in UW history.

Here are where Polk and Locker rank on selected UW single-season and, in Locker's case, career lists:

Jake Locker:

Passing Yards: 10th with 2,356
Passing Yards Per Game: 5th with 235.6
Passing Attempts: 9th with 343
Passing Attempts Per Game: 5th with 34.3
Passing Completions: 7th with 196
Passing Completions Per Game: 3rd with 19.6
Passing Touchdowns: 6th with 17
Passing TDs per Game: 4th with 1.70
Total Offense Yards: 8th with 2,573
Total Offensive Attempts: 9th with 431
Total Offense Yards Per Game: 2nd with 257.3

Passing Yards: 7th with 4,930
Passing Attempts: 8th with 764
Passing Attempts Per Game: 2nd with 29.4
Passing Completions: 7th with 400
Passing Completions Per Game: 2nd with 15.4
Passing Touchdowns: 10th with 32
Passing TDs per Game: 4th with 1.23
Total Offense Yards: 9th with 4,930
Total Offensive Attempts: 3rd with 1,080
Total Offense Yards Per Game: 4th with 189.6
Rushing Yards by a Quarterback: 2nd with 1,383
Rushing Attempts by a Quarterback: 3rd with 316
Rushing Touchdowns by a Quarterback: 2nd with 20

Chris Polk:

Rushing Yards by a Freshman: 2nd with 889
Rushing Yards per Game: 14th with 88.9
Consecutive 100-Yard Rushing Games: tied for 4th with 3

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