Former Folsom High standout Jake Browning is in his second season at Washington.
He’s helped lead the Huskies to a College Football Playoff game against top-seeded and defending champion Alabama (noon, Saturday, Dec. 31, ESPN).
Browning opened enough eyes around the country that his name was mentioned among possible Heisman Trophy candidates.
Opening eyes, and putting up big numbers is nothing new for Browning, a two-time Player of the Year for The Bee, who passed for 16,775 yards and 229 touchdowns in three seasons, including throwing 10 touchdown passes in his first varsity game in 2012.
Below is a comparison of Browning’s sophomore stats for Folsom, and his stats in his second season for Washington.
Yards per game
Most yards in a game
689 (vs. Woodcreek, 8-24)
Most touchdowns in a game
10 (vs. Woodcreek, 8-24)
6 (vs. Oregon, 10-8, Cal, 11-5)
Yards per attempt