Sean Constantine has been committed to Washington since April so seeing the Huskies upset Stanford in person Thursday night in Seattle was a memorable experience.
It was even more exciting because the Bellevue, Wash., four-star inside linebacker said his commitment is stronger than ever and he cannot wait to join the team.
"It would be the only place I'd be," Constantine said.
"It was nuts. I watched the Washington-USC game a few years ago and you can't really take in the whole crowd and what it means to be in that atmosphere. People loved the game, loved being there and it was something I had never seen before.
"I've been to a lot of college games but that was by far the best football game I've ever been to. It was amazing."
Many other Pac-12 programs were involved with Constantine, a 6-foot-3, 218-pound four-star standout who's rated No. 14 at his position in the 2013 class and second in the state, but Washington was always considered tough to beat in his recruitment.
That proved to be even truer after he committed in April and never showed any signs of second guessing.
"We're playing Boise State the first game and I'm not saying I'm inclined to start but it's going to be crazy just walking out even if I redshirt and that readiness to perform and to expect the win," Constantine said.
"The environment was great when they played Stanford. It's a family environment, the defensive coaches are amazing. I'm pretty sure it's one of the most underrated groups that are out there.
"It's one of those things. I want to help out Washington and do as much as I can to win a national championship. It's the same with a state championship. I wouldn't have it any other way."
It doesn't appear many coaching staffs are working hard to sway Constantine either since he said recruiting has slowed down since his commitment.
His pledge is rock solid so other programs have focused elsewhere.
"Recruiting hasn't really been busy at all," Constantine said. "My coach tells me a school just offered me but I'm Dawg Nation. There's nowhere else I'd rather go. I feel like that's out there and the people I've talked to understand I'm all about Washington."