Editor's note: Throughout the week, HuskyNation will look back at the top 5 moments of the 2012 season. Here is No. 3:
SEATTLE -- Washington needed a win on the road.
When the Huskies traveled to California in early November, they had lost seven straight outside of Seattle. It had been more than a year since they picked up a win in a hostile environment.
The program was looking to build on an upset win over Oregon State and to do that, Washington turned to its sophomores. Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins powered the passing game, while running back Bishop Sankey took care of things on the ground during a 21-13 victory.
Sankey gave Washington an early lead with a 4-yard touchdown run in the first quarter -- he rushed for 95 yards in the first quarter -- but Cal held a six-point lead late in the third.
It was Seferian-Jenkins who helped the Huskies take control of the game, catching a 29-yard touchdown pass on third-and-goal with 41 seconds left in the third quarter.
Seferian-Jenkins’ leaping grab was one of eight catches for 152 yards -- a career-high. His performance made him the program’s all-time leader in receiving yards by a tight end.
After a strong freshman season, Seferian-Jenkins’ performance didn’t come as much of a surprise. But for Sankey, his performance showed what the Huskies saw when they made him a priority while recruiting their 2011 class, when the coaching staff convinced him to flip from Washington State.
Sankey finished with a career-high 189 yards on 29 carries. He scored twice.
It was the sophomores' show.