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No. 22 ASU women beat Washington in Pac-12 opener

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Behind a balanced scoring attack, stout defense and outstanding first-half effort, the No. 22 Arizona State women's basketball team defeated the visiting Washington Huskies 62-48 on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils were led by Promise Amukamara, who finished with 14 points and three steals, and Sophie Brunner, who had 14 points, five rebounds...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Shawn Kemp, Gary Payton Reunite To Watch Sons Play In Seattle (Video)

Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton were together again Thursday on the basketball court, right where they belong. The former Seattle Supersonics teammates reunited to watch their sons face off in a Pac-12 college basketball matchup. Shawn Kemp Jr. plays for the University of Washington, while Gary Payton II suits up for Oregon State, his dad’s alma mater. Two Seattle legends are in the...
Via NESN.com
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Basketball: What about the Washington?

Time to end the battle against the state of Washington tomorrow night. For a look at Washington Ben Knibbe from the UW Dawg Pound gives us the inside scoop. What are Washington’s expectations for this season?  To begin the season, nobody really knew what to expect from the Huskies. There were a lot of intriguing pieces but nobody knew how they fit. Up until there was one...
Via TornBySports
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Basketball Center Robert Upshaw Has Been Dismissed From The Team

Washington basketball has gotten off to an up-and-down start this season. After opening the year 11-0, the Huskies lost their next four games, and currently sit at 14-5 with a 3-4 record in the Pac-12. Things won’t be getting easier from here for Lorenzo Romar’s team. Minutes ago, the head coach announced that 7-foot center Robert Upshaw is no longer with the program. UW’s...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington center Robert Upshaw dismissed from program

  Washington has dismissed center Robert Upshaw, the national leader in blocked shots, from its program for a violation of team rules. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar announced the dismissal Monday afternoon. No other details were given by the school. ''We wish Rob well as he moves forward in his life, and we will do our best to support him in the future,'' Romar said in a statement...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Dawgs seek culture change but the petri dish is sucked dry by graduation

 Royce rolls: Royce Freeman pounded the Dawgs for 169 yards on 29 carries and four touchdowns last October, his best day as a Duck–so far (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images). In Chris Petersen’s first year as Washington head coach the Huskies went 8-6, losing to every ranked team they played, then losing 30-22 in the Cactus Bowl versus Oklahoma State to finish the year. Next...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Peters Raising Draft Stock At Combine During Interview Process

INDIANAPOLIS — Being kicked out of a college program can be a death knell for some NFL draft prospects, but Marcus Peters didn’t let it break his spirit. The cornerback was dismissed from the University of Washington football team after multiple fights with coaches. Peters said Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine that reports that he strangled a Huskies coach are “false...
Via NESN.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington DT Danny Shelton Made One Bad Move at the Combine

Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton is expected to be a top-10 pick in the draft. At the Combine he did not do anything to give anyone reason to think differently. The 6'2" 339 pounder was not lightning fast in the 40-yard dash, but for someone his size he did pretty good (5.66). He is more than strong enough (34 repetitions of 225 pounds) to play the position in the NFL.However...
Via FatManWriting
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Diary: Danny Shelton tracks path to the NFL (Part 2)

Danny Shelton played defensive tackle at the University of Washington. Projected to be one of the first defenders selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, Shelton will take you through the process of training for the NFL Combine, his pro day and the anticipation for draft day. Follow Shelton on Twitter @Danny_Shelton55. (Part 1) SAN DIEGO -- I've had some time to reflect on my time at the...
Via Fox Sports
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Profile: Robert Upshaw

Can teams look past the off-court issues and select Robert Upshaw in the first round? TeamWashington YearSophomore PositionCenter Age21 Height7-0 Weight250 Big Board Ranking30 Draft ProjectionLate-first/Early-second round Strengths Elite shot-blocker; was leading the NCAA before his dismissal Double-double threat every night Defensive positioning both on and off ball Shows some...
Via The Lottery Mafia
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington and Chris Petersen's Offseason Uncertainty Grows With Cyler Miles' Absence

Washington coach Chris Petersen was already planning on a quarterback battle this spring, but the outlook for the Huskies’ starting job was...
Via Athlon Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Chris Petersen isn’t accustomed to losing. Washington lost more games in Pac-12 play in Petersen’s debut (5) than he did the three...
Via Athlon Sports
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2015 Spring Football Preview

Washington opens its second spring under coach Chris Petersen with just 10 returning starters and major concerns on both sides of the ball. The...
Via Athlon Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Making The Case For Marcus Peters At 22

He’s been hailed as the best cornerback prospect to come out since Patrick Peterson in 2011, and yet the debate rains on about Washington’s talented Marcus Peters. After the new coaching regime settled in, led by Chris Petersen, there surfaced reports of various disputes and altercations, even going as far as him reportedly putting his […] Making The Case For Marcus Peters...
Via Steelers Depot
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Washington Defensive Tackle Danny Shelton Worked Out in Lava Lava During Pro Day

Danny Shelton is the mammoth defensive tackle of the coming draft that will either make a defensive line coach very happy in the first round or be the steal of the draft in one of the latter rounds. Last week he participated in Washington's Pro Day, but did not do everything choosing to let his combine workout speak for itself.When he went through drills he did them in a way different...
Via FatManWriting
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington's leading scorer Williams-Goss, two others transferring

SEATTLE -- Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies' program. Washington announced that Williams-Goss, sophomore guard Dustin Johnson and junior center Gilles Dierickx, planned to leave the school on Friday. Reports first surfaced Thursday that Williams-Goss -- a sophomore -- would leave Washington...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington's QB battle plays out during spring finale

While Washington's defense may have held control over the teams spring finale, it was the QB battle that had everyone talking. The Huskies future at QB is set with Jake Browning; however, it was Jeff Lindquist, who competed for the job a year ago, who stole the show during the spring.Lindquist threw for 237 yards and two touchdowns, including a 71-yard TD pass to sophomore Dante...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Forward Jernard Jarreau is transferring from Washington

Washington is losing Nigel Williams-Goss (transfer), Darin Johnson (transfer), Shawn Kemp Jr. (graduation), Mike Anderson (graduation) and now Lorenzo Romar is losing yet another player from his roster. Junior forward Jernard Jarreau, who will have to sit out a season due to NCAA eligibility rules, will be transferring from the Huskies program after playing 24.3 minutes per game...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington's defensive line will need work

During the spring, the Huskies managed to turn one of their weakness 2014, the defensive backfield, into a strength. However, Washington's defensive strength in 2014, the defensive front seven, could be an issue heading into 2015.With the losses of Shaq Thomspon, Danny Shelton, Hau'oli Kikaha and others, the Washington staff will be tasked with replacing top NFL prospects. In all...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2015: Browns Select Danny Shelton with 12th Pick

This is a great pick-up for the Cleveland Browns. Former Washington nose tackle Danny Shelton is a space-eater who should play a lot early on. And at 12th overall, it’s a great value. For three years as a member of the Huskies, Shelton was more about stopping the run than rushing the quarterback. But as a senior in 2014, all that changed. He entered the year with 2.5 sacks and...
Via Sportsnaut
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Draft Pick Danny Shelton Lifts Up Roger Goodell On Stage (Video)

Danny Shelton sure knows how to make an entrance. On Thursday, the Cleveland Browns made Shelton, an defensive tackle out of Washington, the 12th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Shelton’s bright-blue vest and traditional Samoan garb immediately set him apart from the rest of the draft hopefuls in attendance, but it was his greeting to commissioner Roger Goodell that made his...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Peters Taken No. 18 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Washington cornerback Marcus Peters was taken at No. 18 overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the second player from Washington to be taken this year – behind Danny Shelton. With the 18th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the @KCChiefs select Marcus Peters, CB from Washington. #KCpick pic.twitter.com/vzSIPWgBiE — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaq Thompson Taken No. 25 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Washington outside linebacker Shaq Thompson was taken at No. 25 overall by the Carolina Panthers in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the third player from Washington taken in the first round.  With the 25th pick in the 2015 #NFLDraft, the @Panthers select @ShaqThompson_7, LB, Washington. #ProDawgs pic.twitter.com/3APLawlN6n — UW Football (@UW_Football) May 1, 2015 Thompson...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Shelton gave Roger Goodell bear hug after being drafted (Video)

After speculation leading up to the draft the Browns may move up to select Marcus Mariota, they decided on Danny Shelton with the 12th overall pick. Shortly after the announcement was made, the defensive tackle from Washington provided one of the memorable moments of the evening. Shelton walked on stage to greet commissioner Roger Goodell...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Lead the Way in Round 1 of NFL Draft

Jameis Winston and Florida State may have headlined Thursday’s first round of the NFL Draft, but it was a college more than 3,000 miles away that stole the show. The Washington Huskies had three players selected in the first round — the most for any collegiate team. FSU, Oregon, Florida, Clemson, and Miami (Fl.) each had two players selected. The Huskies taken were Danny Shelton...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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