It'll be the most awkward and odd reunion of Petersen's career, and equally a huge moment for the program he helped build in Boise, which is getting a fourth Pac-12 Conference team to play on the famous blue turf.
College football players often live in their own little worlds, focusing their energy on training, maintaining good grades and practicing hard to help their team win games in the fall.
Thursday was a big day for Lorenzo Romar and the University of Washington basketball program, as the Huskies added some size with Noah Dickerson, their fifth four-star player of the 2015 recruiting class.
Speedy Washington wide receiver/defensive back John Ross III will miss the season after suffering a leg injury during spring practice.
Former Washington starting point guard Nigel Williams-Goss will transfer to Gonzaga and be eligible for the 2016-17 season when the series between the Huskies and Bulldogs is scheduled to resume.
Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies' program.
Marcus Peters was back in a familiar setting on Thursday, even though a return to Washington seemed unlikely months ago.
Coach Chris Petersen began his second spring practice with Washington on Monday with no clue who will start at quarterback for the Huskies when the 2015 season begins.
With just eight wins, the University of Washington football team didn't have a banner year. But the less-than-stellar season evidently wasn't due to a lack of talent, as three Huskies were selected in the first round of Thursday's NFL draft.
University of Washington softball star Casey Stangel is asked about her name all too often. That's because she's named after legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel.
The Huskies were an at-large selection when the tournament brackets were announced on Monday. Washington will be the No. 6 seed in the Oklahoma City Region and take on No. 11 seed Miami on Friday in Iowa City, Iowa
Washington quarterback Cyler Miles is taking a voluntary leave of absence from the team and will not participate in spring practice for the second straight season.
Quarterback Jake Locker is retiring from football rather than hit free agency after four NFL seasons with the Tennessee Titans
The University of Washington men's basketball team has played through an up-and-down year, but now they look to 'make some magic' in the Pac-12 Tournament.
Nigel Williams-Goss scored 28 points, including a deep 3-pointer with 1:08 remaining as the shot clock was about to expire, and Washington rallied to stun No. 13 Utah 77-68 on Saturday.