Husky nation is still basking in the afterglow of a monumental win over USC. And the media has taken notice of Jake and the Huskies, who are now ranked 24th in the nation.
Steve Kelley of the Seattletimes.com says that Jake entered into Washington football history with his last drive of the USC game.
Ted Miller of ESPN talks about the celebration at the end, and how it got a little hectic for Jake and Coach Sark. He also quotes Pete Carroll, who said “I think the difference in the game was Jake.”
The Bleacherreport.com has thrown Jake into their following of the top 12 Heisman Candidates.
The Seattlepi.com’s Seattle Sports Blog says that Jake’s superior q.b. play is the difference for UW.
And Chris Mortensen, NFL insider, posted on his Twitter page that if Jake entered the 2010 NFL draft at this point, that he would be one of the top quarterbacks taken.