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Falsely imprisoned four-star RB to play for Hawaii in 2015

Melvin Davis has had a lot to overcome to get back into the good graces of the collegiate football world. The four-star running back ran into a bit of legal trouble just before he was going to play for the Washington Huskies. He quickly saw his world crash down around him. In the summer of 2011, Davis was arrested in Los Angeles after authorities alleged he had been an accomplice...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran guard leaves Washington Huskies

The Washington Huskies will have only two scholarship players from the 2014-15 season on the roster next season, as rising senior wing Quevyn Winters has decided not to return to the team and will end his basketball career. Winters’ decision was announced via a statement from the university, which was reported by Scott Phillips of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk. In 27 games...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Washingon releases 1st episode in Season 2 of ‘The Pursuit’

The Washington Huskies are ringing in the new college football season  the best way they possibly could. With a new season of “The Pursuit.” Season 2 of the award-winning sports series kicked off on Monday with its first episode being posted to YouTube. The second installment of the show follows a successful first run which gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look of Huskies...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 4 potential college football shockers

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect If you were looking for the upsets last week, both of you, I apologize, blame Comcast. Just to be clear on the definition of “shocker”as it is deemed for this series, it’s basically anyone that’s an underdog. For further clarification purposes, I give the approximate -3 to the home team and factor that into their line, so if someone...
Via The Student Section
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies turn up in locker room dance video

The Washington Huskies football team knows how to turn up. Cornerback Kevin King posted this video to Twitter Thursday of himself and a group of his teammates breaking it down with a choreographed dance in the locker room. Beware of the music in the background. University of Washington Football Locker Room Turnup Part 1 #YAHHHH! pic.twitter.com/RWuwW26fpt — Kevin King (@King_kevvoo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 Player rankings refresh: No. 10, Markelle Fultz

Height: 6′-4″ Weight: 170 Position: PG High School (State): DeMatha Catholic (MD) Club Team (Affiliation): DC Blue Devils (Under Armour) Commitment: Washington Huskies Our Take: In an era in which elite prospects are often identified before they hit high school, Fultz has been a refreshing breakout player. It’s been well discussed that Fultz jumped from playing junior varsity …
Via Hoopniks
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington scores against USC with trick play

The Washington Huskies have the USC Trojans (No. 17) on upset alert on Thursday night, thanks to some stellar defense and a trick play that resulted in a touchdown. After USC fumbled the ball in their own territory, Huskies head coach Chris Petersen rolled the dice on a trick play that worked to perfection. Quarterback Jake Browning lateraled the ball to receiver Marvin Hall,...
Via Sportsnaut
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Washington Executes Tricky Double Pass To Take Lead Over USC

USC wanted to come out and make a statement in the second half of Thursday night’s game, but Washington beat the Trojans to the punch.  Early in the third quarter, trailing 6-3, Washington quarterback Jake Browning connected with wide receiver Marvin Hall, who found Joshua Perkins streaking into the end zone to give the Huskies the 10-6 lead.  It’s a touchdown! @UW_Football...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Uses Trick Play To Get Lead Over USC Thursday Night

Going in to Thursday night's game against No. 17 USC the Washington Huskies were just 2-2 so it was easy to overlook how good they might be. However, both losses were to quality teams (Boise State and Cal) and by less than a touchdown. With that in mind it should not come as surprising that the Huskies were able to pull out the upset win over the Trojans, 17-12.Thanks to a defense...
Via FatManWriting
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Huskies WR Brayden Lenius Makes Catch Of The Year Candidate Against USC

The odds were definitely against Washington beating USC Thursday night, but thanks to some great defense and enough offense the Huskies were able to overcome the odds to earn the win. One of the offensive plays could end up being one of the best catches of the year. I'm talking about the one Washington's Brayden Lenius made over one of the USC defenders.Well done. Well done indeed...
Via FatManWriting
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon football: A win over Washington is a must for this year and beyond

On November 1, 2003 Washington defeated Oregon 42-10 in Husky Stadium. For a second straight season the Huskies danced on the field to celebrate a win over their hated rivals down south. It would be Washington’s last victory over Oregon football. After that its been eleven straight victories for the Ducks as they have won each contest by at least 17 points. Oregon went from pesky...
Via isportsweb.com
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington TE David Ajamu out for 2015 with knee injury

Washington Huskies sophomore tight end David Ajamu suffered a knee injury during warmups yesterday and will be out for the rest of the season. Coach Chris Petersen made the announcement, which was reported by Adam Jude of the Seattle Times. A former three-star recruit out of Washington’s Shelton High School, about 82 miles southwest of Seattle, Ajamu has been used primarily as...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UW downed by Oregon again, Huskies lose 20-26 to Ducks

Oregon Quarter Back Vernon Adams Jr enjoys Husky Stadium immensely.  A year ago Adams (playing for Eastern Washington University) threw for 7 touchdowns and almost beat the University of Washington. This year, Adams comes into Seattle and comes away with the 26-20 win with his new team. ”It’s always fun playing here. I’m glad I got over that hump and got a win against them...
Via Seattle Side Up!
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona endures Halloween horror story at Washington

SEATTLE -- Jake Browning returned and ignited Washington's struggling offense.Browning became the fifth Washington quarterback in the last 20 seasons to pass for four touchdowns in a game, added a fifth touchdown on a 12-yard run, and led the Huskies to a 49-3 rout of Arizona on Saturday night.After sitting out last week against Stanford with a shoulder injury, Browning was nearly...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah coach says Washington playing 'their best football of the season'

Utah takes on Washington this week, after losing to USC and then struggling vs. Oregon State. Washington is favored by Vegas oddsmakers, despite Utah boasting a 7-1 record compared to Washington's 4-4 record. Washington defeated Arizona 49-3 last week; the Huskies also defeated USC, which is the same team that handed Utah its only loss on the season thus far. Utah head coach Kyle...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona State's Graham on Huskies: 'They look pretty good'

Arizona State head coach Todd Graham is apparently impressed with Washington's recent play. Despite losing to Utah last week, Graham spoke highly of the Huskies when asked on Tuesday."When I got done watching the film, I go, 'What's their record?'" said Graham, according to reporter Kerry Crowley. "...because they look pretty good. They beat the dog out of USC. I mean, nothing tricky...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

University of Washington Basketball: 2015-2016 Season preview pt 3, the freshmen

Rainier Beach star Dejounte Murray to start for UW University of Washington basketball will have a complete makeover in the 2015-2016 season.  A highly touted and highly ranked (#6) incoming freshman troupe are the spearhead to a new arsenal in Coach Lorezno Romar’s assault on the PAC12.  These last 2 seasons, the huskies had veered from the up-and-down the court hustle that...
Via Seattle Side Up!
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

University of Washington Basketball: 2015-2016 Season preview pt 4, the veterans

The University of Washington Huskies head into the 2015-2016 season with very few returning players. Shawn Kemp Jr and Quevyn Winters have graduated, Robert Upshaw was dismissed. Gilles Dierickx, Jernard Jarreau, Darin Johnson, and Nigel Williams-Goss have defected to other teams. The question for many Husky fans is “who is left?” The last couple of days, we took a look at last...
Via Seattle Side Up!
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 10 Gonzaga, Washington renew rivalry in the Bahamas

SEATTLE (AP) Thousands of miles from their respective home campuses, No. 10 Gonzaga and Washington are getting together again for the first time in nearly a decade. And a year earlier than was originally planned. ''As I've always said when we played Gonzaga, we're getting ready to play a very good opponent. An opponent that's one of the most successful programs in the country...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Gonzaga-Washington Preview

SEATTLE (AP) Thousands of miles from their respective home campuses, No. 10 Gonzaga and Washington are getting together again for the first time in nearly a decade. And a year earlier than was originally planned. ''As I've always said when we played Gonzaga, we're getting ready to play a very good opponent. An opponent that's one of the most successful programs in the country...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

USC expects Madden, two more key players to return vs. UCLA

LOS ANGELES -- Southern California tailback Tre Madden, guard Viane Talamaivao and freshman defensive back Marvell Tell are all expected to return from injury Saturday against UCLA.Interim coach Clay Helton gave encouraging updates on all three players Tuesday as the Trojans (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) began their week of preparation for their annual crosstown showdown with the Bruins (8-3...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Football: A lot riding on this year’s Apple Cup

This holiday weekend is a pretty big deal for college football around the country. Once the turkeys have been carved and the pumpkin pies have been devoured, it’s time for football fans to turn on their televisions and watch all the games unfold over the next few days. This week is full of smack-talking, face painting, and fighting for bragging rights which will last an entire...
Via isportsweb.com
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington head coach Chris Petersen gets extension

During his eight seasons with Boise State, Chris Petersen was one of the most successful head coaches in college football. He amassed a record of 92-12 and led his team to five conference championships (4 WAC, 1 MWC) and led his team to two BCS bowl appearances. He took the head coaching job at Washington in 2014 and hasn’t had near the same success in a tough PAC-12 conference...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington coach Chris Petersen signs two-year contract extension

SEATTLE -- Washington coach Chris Petersen has signed a two-year contract extension keeping him tied to the Huskies through the 2020 season.Washington announced Petersen's extension on Thursday morning. Petersen originally signed a five-year contract in December 2013. Petersen will be paid $4 million per season in 2019 and 2020, the same as he is scheduled to make in 2018, the final...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sidney Jones’s pick-six extends Washington’s lead

The Washington Huskies are dominating the Washington State Cougars in the Apple Cup. The Huskies knew they needed to win the game to get to six wins and become bowl eligible. The team went into halftime with a 17-3 lead and it was mostly because their defense being dominant. Their defense continued that same dominance in the third quarter when cornerback Sidney Jones intercepted...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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