Washington Husky Football Stars Included in 2016 Award Watch Lists

Jake Browning, Myles Gaskin, Sidney Jones and Budda Baker were all deemed worthy of inclusion on the watch lists for some of college football's most prestigious awards. The great offseason of 2016 Husky hype continued today with the release of the Maxwell Award and Bednarik Award watch lists, which each year honor the "college football player of the year" and "college defensive...
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July 05, 2016

Ducks rebound with 12th straight win over Dawgs

Baker’s dozen, with a teabag: Wide receiver Darren Carrington #7 of the Oregon Ducks hurdles defensive back Budda Baker #32 of the Washington Huskies in the second half on October 17, 2015 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. The Ducks defeated the Huskies 26-20. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Rejuvenated by the return of Vernon “Big-Play V.A.” Adams and wide receiver...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington safety Budda Baker named to CFB Top 100 list

Sports on Earth recently ranked the top 100 players in college football for the 2015 season and Washington safety Budda Baker was ranked No. 78, the highest ranking given to a Pac-12 North defensive back.Here is what writer Matt Brown had to say about ranking Baker at No. 78:"With a wave of stars from the Washington defense off to the NFL, Baker is set to step into the spotlight...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Budda Baker named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list

Sophomore Budda Baker has been named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list. The Thorpe Award is presented annually to the nation's top defensive back. This represents the third watch list Baker has been named to so far. Baker was also named to the Bronko Nagurski and Paul Hornung watch lists.Bakers is expected to be Washington's best defensive player in 2015 and will also see time...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Budda Baker named to Paul Hornung Award watch list

Washington Huskies defensive back Budda Baker has been named to the Paul Hornung Award watch list, which is given annually to the nations "most versatile player".Baker was one of 44 players named to the list and one of eight Pac-12 players named. The University of Washington is looking to Baker to complete a back-to-back for the Hornung Award. UW linebacker/running back Shaq Thompson...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UW Husky Football: Eight Huskies on the Athlon All-PAC-12 List

The University of Washington Huskies earned 8 preseason All-PAC-12 honors, awarded by Athlon Sports. Huskies Sophomore Safety, Budda Baker earned 1st team; with Sophomore Defensive Tackle, Elijah Qualls (3rd team) and Senior Linebacker, Travis Feeney (4th team) besides him. Offensively, Senior Guard, Dexter Charles (3rd team) and Running Back Dwayne Washington (4th team) collected...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Budda Baker named to Phil Steele's preseason All-American list

Phil Steele has named Washington Huskies FS Budda Baker to his preseason All-American list. Baker was named to Steele's third-team, along with other Pac-12 athletes such as ASU's DJ Foster, Oregon's Tyler Johnstone and Stanford's Joshua Garnett.Steele also named six Huskies, including Baker, on his preseason All-Pac-12 teams. The other five Huskies included on the Pac-12 teams were...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington DB Budda Baker Makes the Sweet One-Handed Interception

I'm like most football fans in that if given a choice of watching only certain plays I want to see the hits. I want to watch the bone-crunching, slobber knocking, hurt the unborn children of your own unborn child. However, from time to time there are catches that are just freaking sweet and deserved to be recognized.Like this interception Washington defensive back Budda Baker made...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Budda Baker has sense of humor about Myles Jack stiffarm

Myles Jack ripped off an impressive 28-yard touchdown run on Saturday against Washington that included a stiffarm and spin move, both of which were executed to perfection. Washington true freshman safety Budda Baker was on the receiving end of the stiffarm, but at least he has a good sense of humor about it. Check out...Read More
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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