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Tradition helps UW thrive in NFL market

Originally Published: June 22, 2011
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Editor's note: This is the third in a weeklong series examining the unique circumstances faced by FBS programs that reside in metropolitan markets alongside an NFL franchise.

SEATTLE -- Everything you thought you knew about urban college football programs in NFL markets does not apply to the Washington Huskies.

When the Seattle Seahawks began playing 35 years ago, they didn't shove the Huskies out of the limelight. In fact, Washington enjoyed its greatest success in the ...

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