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Washington relished the underdog role against No. 1 Alabama

ATLANTA (AP) Overlooked in the College Football Playoff, the Washington Huskies know what's expected of them. One-and-done against mighty Alabama. Actually, after spending a few days in Atlanta, they sort of understand the logic. Now on Eastern time, some of the Huskies tried to stay up late watching Boise State - coach Chris Petersen's former school - play in the Cactus Bowl....
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Playoff Semifinal Preview: Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

The 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl features the #4 Washington Huskies taking on the undefeated and #1 Alabama Crimson Tide in the first of the two national semifinals. The game will take place in Atlanta on Dec. 31 at 3 PM Eastern time and can be seen on ESPN.  Storylines Heading Into the Game Chris Petersen In the Underdog Role Again: The first time the country really paid attention...
Via The Sports Quotient
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's Ross has speed that catches Tide's attention

ATLANTA (AP) Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey needed only a quick look at game film to know Washington's John Ross has the speed to be a factor in Saturday's Peach Bowl semifinal. The surprise for Humphrey was learning that Ross, one of the nation's top wide receivers, has elite speed after missing the 2015 season following right knee surgery. ''I knew he didn't play last year...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies get a commitment from a 2018 linebacker

2018 linebacker commits 2018 3 star linebacker Jackson Sirmon, son of former Husky assistant Peter Sirmon, committed to the Huskies today. He currently attends Brentwood Academy in Tennessee. He is the second known commit for the 2018 class joining his cousin Jacob Sirmon. Very happy to say I have committed to the University of Washington! #GoDawgs #Woof pic.twitter.com/RiPglfGTBb—...
Via UW Dawg Pound
18 days ago

Washington's rise came after 25 years of turmoil

SEATTLE (AP) Twenty-five years ago, Washington stood on top of college football as co-national champions in the midst of a three-year run as Pac-10 Conference champions. What happened in the 2+ decades since that 1991 season for Washington was a roller coaster of momentary highs and pitiful lows, providing a cautionary tale of how quickly the foundation for being on top can crumble...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fiesta Bowl: Everything you need to know for OSU-Clemson

Now where getting to where the bowls matter; the College Football Playoff. Clemson might be the No. 2 team in the country on their second title run in a row, but don't think Ohio State doesn't have the National Championship right in sight. What you need to know; strength, weaknesses and who has the extra edge tomorrow.Fiesta Bowl#3 Ohio State (11-1, Big Ten) vs #2 Clemson (12-1,...
Via Yardbarker
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Peach Bowl: Everything you need to know for Washington-Alabama

The Washington Huskies face overwhelming odds when they go against the 2016 juggernaut of Alabama, but can playing with the house money in the College Football Playoff create an upset to rock the football world? What you need to know; strength, weaknesses and who has the extra edge tomorrow.Peach Bowl#4 Washington (12-1, Pac-12) vs # 1 Alabama (13-0, SEC)Location: Georgia Dome,...
Via Yardbarker
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies and Kelsey Plum Drop Oregon Ducks

The Oregon Women’s Basketball team could not handle Kelsey Plum and the Washington Huskies. Washington came into Matthew Knight Arena and outshot the Oregon Ducks going 10 for 21 beyond the arc. The Pac-12’s Leading Scorer looked as advertised. Kelsey Plum had 44 points, 22 before halftime. She led three players in double figures. Chantel […] Washington Huskies and Kelsey Plum...
Via Autzen Zoo
17 days ago

Peach Bowl Preview: #4 Huskies dream the impossible dream vs #1 Bama

Peach Bowl Preview: #4 Huskies dream the impossible dream vs #1 Bama The Washington Huskies (12-1) have had their best season since 2000–when the #3 Huskies beat #14 Purdue in the Rose Bowl going 12-1 on the season. This season, the Huskies also won the conference and head to higher stakes. This year, the Huskies are in the mix for the national championship as they face #1 Alabama...
Via Seattle Side Up!
18 days ago

Washington Vs. Alabama: Odds, Picks For Peach Bowl College Football Playoff Semifinal

The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide are undefeated and look unbeatable, but playing in a College Football Playoff semifinal is a whole different story. The Crimson Tide will look to earn a trip to the National Championship Game for a second straight season when they play the No. 4 Washington Huskies at the Georgia Dome in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday. Can the Huskies keep...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lee Corso thinks Washington will upset Alabama in Peach Bowl

You’ll have a hard time finding a sportsbook that isn’t giving the Washington Huskies two touchdowns in tonight’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta. Alabama is favored by nearly everyone outside of the Washington faithful, and you’ve got to figure even some of them have their doubts. Well, count Lee Corso the needle-in-the-haystack of Washington nay-sayers. Coach has picked...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago

Peach Bowl: Washington Players Say They Are Sick of “Roll Tide”

In this funny video the Washington Huskies talk about how many times they’ve heard “Roll Tide” this week during the Peach Bowl festivities. Boy if the Washington Huskies are sick of hearing “Roll Tide” already they are in for a long afternoon. It’s obvious that these PAC-12 men haven’t seen anything like the SEC wonderland […] Peach Bowl: Washington Players Say They...
Via Bama Hammer
16 days ago

The Latest: Underdog Washington grabs 7-0 lead in Peach Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) The Latest on the College Football Playoff Peach Bowl semifinal game between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Washington. All times local. 3:26 p.m. SCORE ALERT: Washington 7, Alabama 0 The two-touchdown underdog Washington Huskies have struck first. Jake Browning tossed a 16-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis, son of former major league outfielder Gary Pettis, with 8:01 in...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Huskies Draw First Blood in the Peach Bowl

Somebody forgot to tell Jake Browning that he’s supposed to lose. The Huskies clearly didn’t listen to the Vegas bettors who expected them to get blown out by Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Otherwise, Jake Browning wouldn’t have hit Dante Pettis on a beautiful long ball in the back-corner of the end zone. HUSKIES STRIKE FIRST! https://t.co/828dbwjBnw— ESPN...
Via UW Dawg Pound
16 days ago

WATCH: Ryan Anderson with the pick six off Jake Browning

The Alabama defense has done it all year long and late in the second quarter of the Chick-fil-A bowl, they did it again. Alabama comes hard with a blitz up the middle and Jake Browning hurries his throw. Crimson Tide star defender Ryan Anderson anticipates the throw, makes the catch, destroys the receiver and scores the TD….. https://t.co/SXwtqTJJ0P — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's proud offense shut down by Tide in Peach Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) Washington's proud, high-scoring offense was no match for Alabama. In a way, Huskies coach Chris Peterson could see it coming. The more he studied the Crimson Tide defense, the more he understood the challenge awaiting Washington on Saturday in a 24-7 Peach Bowl semifinal loss to No. 1 Alabama. ''We've studied every snap that they've had this year and the tape doesn...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's rise ahead of schedule, raises hopes for '17

SEATTLE (AP) Ultimately, Washington was probably a year ahead of schedule. The belief was it would take four years for Chris Petersen's plan to fully develop and allow Washington to enter the national conversation again. After this year, the playoff is now an expectation. A handful of underclassmen may make the jump for the NFL after Saturday's Peach Bowl loss to Alabama. John...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Reaction: #1 Bama’s defense smothers, Huskies lose 24-7

Reaction: #4 Huskies can’t penetrate #1 Bama’s defense, lose 24-7 in Peach Bowl The Washington Huskies faced off in the NCAA semi-finals against the Alabama Crimson Tide only to come away with a 24-7 loss. We saw an elite Bama defense loaded with future NFL players stifle the Purple and Gold.  And no time more evident than late in the 1st half when Bama linebacker Ryan Anderson...
Via Seattle Side Up!
16 days ago

Army All-American Bowl this weekend features future Huskies, possible commit

Army All-American bowl Bowl this week As most hardcore recruiting junkies know, it's a very important week for Husky football recruiting. The U.S. Army All-American bowl in San Antonio features several commits and key targets for Chris Petersen. The commits who are participating include: Ty Jones, a 3 star WR out of Provo UT. Salvon Ahmed, a 4 star Athlete out of Kirkland, WA who...
Via UW Dawg Pound
14 days ago

Thanks, John Ross

In what will be the first of a few of these, we say goodbye to a faithful Dawg one year earlier than hoped. It was over before we even knew it. Kinda like one of his record 40 yard dashes. John Ross, Washington’s star kick returner, defensive back and wide receiver has elected to exit Washington and depart for the NFL draft following a record-setting junior season that saw his...
Via UW Dawg Pound
14 days ago

Washington State Cougars socks get recalled due to an unfortunate error

A few unlucky Washington State Cougars fans likely received an unpleasant surprise this holiday season when they went to try on their brand new “Cougars” socks. Fans thought they were getting a nice pair of $18 Wazzou-themed ugly Christmas sweater socks, but the stockings were unintentionally ugly for a different reason. On the inside lip of the socks were the words “Go...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Red-hot No. 15 Oregon storms into Washington

SEATTLE -- Oregon should take plenty of positive thoughts to Washington on Wednesday. The Ducks have won 11 straight games to move up six spots to No. 15 in the AP Top 25 Poll. Oregon is coming off wins over No. 4 UCLA and No. 25 USC to open Pac-12 Conference play at 2-0. The Ducks are also as healthy as they have been all season after senior center Chris Boucher returned to play...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago

Washington loses Ross, Baker, Qualls, Jones to NFL draft

SEATTLE (AP) Washington announced Tuesday that wide receiver John Ross, safety Budda Baker, defensive tackle Elijah Qualls and cornerback Sidney Jones will forgo their senior seasons and enter the NFL draft. Each player is expected to be an early-round selection. Baker was a second-team AP All-American after leading the Huskies with 71 tackles while grabbing two interceptions....
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies lose John Ross, Budda Baker, Elijah Qualls, Sidney Jones to NFL draft

SEATTLE — Washington announced Tuesday that wide receiver John Ross, safety Budda Baker, defensive tackle Elijah Qualls and cornerback Sidney Jones will forgo their senior seasons and enter the NFL draft. Each player is expected to be an early-round selection. Baker was a second-team AP All-American after leading the Huskies with 71 tackles while grabbing two interceptions. Baker...

Three more Dawgs to the Draft

Elijah Qualls, Budda Baker and Sidney Jones declare for the NFL Draft Following on the heels of John Ross’s announcement yesterday, three more Husky underclassmen today declared their intentions to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. DT/DE Elijah Qualls, S/CB Budda Baker and CB Sidney Jones will enter their NFL after standout junior seasons with the Washington Huskies. Based on current...
Via UW Dawg Pound
13 days ago
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