In four Apple Cups, Gaskin rushed for 550 yards and 10 touchdowns.

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Myles Gaskin didn’t even slow down for a television camera Friday night.

A half dozen reporters and a local TV cameraman jogged alongside Gaskin as the Huskies’ senior running back left the Martin Stadium field following Washington’s 28-15 victory over Washington State in the Apple Cup. The cameraman held the camera on his shoulder as he jogged backward trying to capture a short interview with Gaskin.

In his fourth and final Apple Cup, Gaskin again tormented Washington State’s defense, and in doing so Friday night he made Pac-12 history.


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In the middle of his 80-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter, Gaskin eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark for the season — making him the first player in conference history to rush for 1,000 yards four times.

He is the 10th running back in FBS history to have four 1,000-yard seasons.

“Just super thankful,” Gaskin said as he jogged alongside the reporters. “The O-line’s always doing their thing; Coach Pete and this program; I’m thankful for my parents for just doing everything. It took a village, so I ain’t going to say any type of feeling for me. It took a village.”

Gaskin, the O’Dea High School product, finished with 170 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries Friday night, and he finished his career with 550 yards and 10 touchdowns in four Apple Cups.

He now ranks third in Pac-12 history in both rushing yards and rushing touchdowns.

1. 6,245 — Charles White, USC, 1976-79
2. 5,621 — Royce Freeman, Ore, 2014-17
3. 5,131 — Myles Gaskin, UW, 2015-18
4. 5,082 — LaMichael James, Ore, 2009-11
5. 5,044 — Ken Simonton, OSU, 1998-2001

1. 60 — Royce Freeman, Ore, 2014-17
2. 59 — Ken Simonton, OSU, 1998-2001
3. 55 — Myles Gaskin, UW, 2015-18
4. 53 — LaMichael James, Ore, 2009-11
5. 52 LenDale White, USC, 2003-05