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Vine: Washington’s Kendyl Taylor Makes An Awesome One-Handed Catch Against Arizona

Arizona had a huge win against Oregon earlier in the season and is one of a number of Pac-12 programs in the Top 25, but the Wildcats are getting a game today from Washington. UW sophomore wide receiver Kendyl Taylor helped matters for the Huskies with this fantastic one-handed grab. Taylor and the Huskies have a 10-7 lead in Tuscon with over nine minutes left in the second...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen stands behind late clock management

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen was still sticking with his chart two days after a disputed decision to run one more play late against Arizona backfired on the Huskies. Deontae Cooper's fumble on first down with 1:33 left led to No. 15 Arizona's field goal on the final play for a 27-26 victory that handed the Huskies their fifth loss against a ranked team this season...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington's Danny Shelton With the Pre-Snap Barrel Roll Prior to Flattening Washington State's QB

For senior Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton the goals for his final Apple Cup were probably two things: (1) win of course and (2) sack the quarterback. Next to winning the thing interior defensive lineman love most is the sack. It is the stack that speaks to every lineman's desire to prove his dominance over his opponent.By time the game ended Saturday night Shelton met...
Via FatManWriting
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 Washington rallies to defeat Eastern Washington

  Nigel Williams-Goss and Darin Johnson hit 3-pointers in the final 1:16 to cap a big comeback and No. 17 Washington beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday night. Robert Upshaw led Washington with a career-high 21 points and added nine rebounds and six blocks. Williams-Goss had 19 points and Andrew Andrews 18 for the Huskies (8-0). Eastern Washington (8-2) led by double-digits...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Grambling St.-Washington Preview

Washington squeaked past a respectable mid-major opponent in its last game to establish its top start in nine seasons. Extending the season-opening run seems far more certain. The 16th-ranked Huskies welcome Grambling State to Seattle on Wednesday night looking to add to the Tigers' substantial road struggles. Washington (8-0) had quite a scare in Sunday's 81-77 home win over Eastern...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kemp leads No. 16 Washington to rout of Grambling State

  Shawn Kemp Jr. scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, Andrew Andrews added 16 points and No. 16 Washington raced past Grambling State 86-38 on Wednesday night. Washington (9-0) extended its best start since beginning the 2005-06 season 11-0, leading 45-13 at halftime and by as many as 51 in the second half. The Huskies will get arguably their toughest non-conference test...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State’s 300-Pound Ball-Carrier is Your Worst Nightmare

The Washington Huskies had no answer for 300-pound Oklahoma State defensive tackle James Castleman in the Ticketcity Cactus Bowl…on the offensive side of the ball. The Cowboys 3-year senior starter had not played a lick of offense during his time in Stillwater therefore head coach Mike Gundy elected to give the big man a taste Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson declares for NFL draft

SEATTLE (AP) Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson is forgoing his senior season and will declare for the NFL draft. The school announced Thompson's decision Monday. Thompson's final game was the Huskies' loss to Oklahoma State in the Cactus Bowl last Friday. Thompson was one of three Huskies on the AP's All-America first team, joining linebacker Hau'oli Kikaha and defensive tackle...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kiper mocks cornerback Marcus Peters to Eagles—well, ya gotta start somewhere!

Marcus Peters, junior cornerback from Washington, 5-11, 192—played 34 games for the Huskies, 129 tackles, 11 INTs… Frank Caliendo cracks me up— here he is playing Mel Kiper… The greatest Eagles Fan Contest of all— the MACH 10 Draft Challenge—traditionally opens here for early balloting on the 3rd Saturday of March. That makes sense, because by then you have a decent...
Via Eagles Eye
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Gary Payton And Shawn Kemp Watch Their Sons Play Basketball (Yes, You Are Old)

It was Throwback Thursday at Bank of America Arena in Seattle Thursday night, where the Washington Huskies took on the Oregon State Beavers. There were two high-profile attendees sitting court side — two guys who now happen to double as proud papas. Gary Payton II currently plays for the Beavers, while Shawn Kemp Jr. plays Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 15, 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

Washington's 2nd half comeback tops Oregon, 85-77

SEATTLE (AP) Andrew Andrews scored a season-high 21 points and Nigel Williams-Goss added 20 to lead Washington to an 85-77 win against Oregon on Sunday night. Washington (13-4, 2-3 Pac-12) trailed by 10 points at halftime but the Huskies rallied in the second half for their second win in a row after losing four straight. Robert Upshaw had 13 points and 12 rebounds for Washington...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 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 dismisses C Robert Upshaw from program

SEATTLE (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 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

Robert Upshaw Considering Playing In D-League

Robert Upshaw is giving serious thought to playing in the D-League this season following his dismissal from the University of Washington's basketball program. After his dismissal from Washington, Upshaw’s inner-circle has begun the agent selection process, sources told Yahoo Sports. The NBA does not allow players enrolled at the beginning of a school year to make the immediate...
Via RealGM
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hugh Millen Drops A Bomb. No One Reacts.

On the Dennis and Callahan show this morning they had former Patriots quarterback Hugh Millen on as a guest to talk about the Super Bowl matchup, as Millen is working in the Seattle as an analyst of the Seahawks and Washington Huskies. While they were discussing the inflation of the footballs, Millen dropped that he played for a coach with two Super Bowl wins who put together a huge...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Shelton Could Be the Answer at NT for Bolts

The long search for a franchise nose tackle might be over. With the San Diego Chargers in need of some help along the defensive line, the team should consider Washington's Danny Shelton with the 17th pick in the 2015 NFL draft.The Chargers have been without a dominant force at the position ever since Jamal Williams left town. Current starter Sean Lissemore is a quality player, but...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Browning heads 2nd class for Petersen's Huskies

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen believes he found something special in quarterback Jake Browning. So the last thing Petersen wants is additional expectations heaped on the national record holder for career touchdown passes. Yet even Petersen had to admit on Wednesday's national letter of intent day that Browning has some of the same characteristics Petersen saw in Kellen...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks reach “sweet 16″ with win over Huskies

By DSH basketball correspondent Eric Sloat  The NCAA tournament is that way: At 16-7 and 6-4 overall, the Ducks have at least an outside chance of making The Big Dance, but they’ll have to close strong to get there (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images). Fresh off their win over Arizona State, the Ducks hosted Washington and emerged with a 78-74 win, pushing them to 16-7 overall...
Via The Duck Stops Here
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Washington Huskies should be well represented

Despite a disappointing 8-6 record in 2014-2015, the University of Washington boasted one of the most impressive defenses in the country.  Even with average statistics, the Huskies had 3 first team All-Americans, which tied Florida State for number one in the nation. After a good 2013-2014 campaign, the Huskies lost key members on offense such as running back Bishop Sankey (2nd...
Via isportsweb.com
February 06, 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
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