WASHINGTON HUSKIES NEWS

Bush Hamdan to return to UW Huskies as offensive coordinator

The Washington Huskies didn’t waste time finding a new offensive coordinator after Jonathan Smith’s departure earlier in the week to become Oregon State’s head coach. Bush Hamdan will be UW’s OC in 2018, returning to Chris Petersen’s staff following one season as the Atlanta Falcons’ quarterbacks coach. He will finish the season with Atlanta before reporting to Montlake. UW to Fiesta...
Via MyNorthwest.com
10 days ago

Recruiting Roundup: Huskies Coaches Out On The Road & Other Notes

Huskies Visiting Commits & Prospects Husky coaches have been out on the road since last Saturday visiting a ton of recruits on in home visits to both committed and uncommitted players. The in home visit to Richard Newton, a 3 star tailback out of Palmdale HS, CA resulted in his commitment. Here are some of the other guys who were visited this last week (not a full list): Dominique...
Via UW Dawg Pound
10 days ago

Recap: Washington outlasts the Omaha Mavericks

The Huskies find their groove late on their way to a 86-73 victory The Washington Huskies defeated the Omaha Mavericks 86-73 in a game played on Sunday night in Seattle. The Mavericks of the Summit League have struggled so far this season. They’ve posted just a 1-7 record and have, statistically speaking, one of the worst defenses in all of college basketball. As it looked on paper...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

What to watch for when Penn State plays Washington in the Fiesta Bowl

The Penn State Nittany Lions finished the 2017 regular season with a record of 10-2, which earned them the #9 spot in the final College Football Playoff rankings. This ranking earned them an invitation to play in the Fiesta Bowl on December 30, in Glendale, Arizona, where they will take on the #11 ranked Washington Huskies. Many people feel that this season was somewhat disappointing...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Football and Basketball Links: ¡Edición de Fiesta!

The Huskies are headed to a New Year’s Six bowl against Penn State, the Oregon Ducks are officially a stepping stone program, and Nick Saban is headed back to the Playoff. If you want to keep up-to-date with news concerning Washington Huskies athletics all in one easy-to-digest format, follow me on Twitter (as well as the official UW Dawg Pound account) and subscribe to my lists...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

Quarter Season Review: Five Up and Five Down

The stats where the Huskies have been the best and the worst so far It’s a little hard to believe but the Huskies are now more than a quarter of the way through the basketball season so today we’re going to take a quick look at how this team is shaping up. This UW squad is an interesting mix of good and bad. They don’t do anything half-assed. If they’re good at something they...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

UW QB K.J Carta-Samuels to Transfer

The redshirt junior will move on before spring ball Washington backup QB K.J Carta-Samuels will transfer for his final year of eligibility. The news was first broken by Steve Wiltfong at 247Sports. K.J is set to graduate at the end of winter quarter and so would be immediate eligible as a grad transfer and available for spring ball for his new program. There’s no early indication...
Via UW Dawg Pound
8 days ago

Huskies rule the All PAC 12 Team

Five Huskies earn first-team status. Eleven Huskies were today selected to twelve spots on the All PAC 12 first and second teams. The announcement was made by the conference in a press release out moment ago. Here are the recipients: First team: OL Coleman Shelton, WR Dante Pettis (WR and PR), DL Vita Vea, OL Kaleb McGary, and S Taylor Rapp Second team: RB Myles Gaskin, DL Greg...
Via UW Dawg Pound
8 days ago

Washington Preview

The dynamic of the Syracuse game will be eminently familiar tonight, thanks to Washington hiring longtime Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins over the offseason. Hopkins hasn’t deployed Syracuse’s trademark zone as often as the Orange did, but they will definitely be trotting it out against the Jayhawks. To say Washington isn’t as good at zone defense as the Orange would be a massive...
Via Rock Chalk Talk
7 days ago

John Ross is injured because of course he is

John Ross being unable to play when the Bengals are finally ready to activate him would be so 2017 Bengals. John Ross isn’t shedding his injury-prone label anytime soon. That was the biggest knock on the former Washington Huskies receiver, but that didn’t stop the Bengals from taking him ninth overall in the 2018 NFL Draft. While the Bengals are 5-7 for a variety of reasons, getting...
Via Cincy Jungle
7 days ago

Thybulle scores 19 as Washington stuns No. 2 Kansas, 74-65

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matisse Thybulle hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Jaylen Nowell added 15 and Washington led most of the way in upsetting second-ranked Kansas 74-65 on Wednesday night. Noah Dickerson added 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Huskies (7-2), who knocked the Jayhawks (7-1) from the ranks of the unbeaten with their first victory over them since December...
Via MyNorthwest.com
7 days ago

Washington Huskies basketball stuns No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — First-year Washington coach Mike Hopkins saw how Kansas dissected Syracuse’s vaunted 2-3 zone defense last week, so he made a couple tweaks to his own version before facing the Jayhawks on Wednesday night. Primarily, Hopkins stretched the zone to take away the 3-pointer. It worked to perfection. The Huskies frustrated the Jayhawks’ dangerous lineup of deep threats...
Via The Denver Post
6 days ago

Washington Huskies basketball stuns No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — First-year Washington coach Mike Hopkins saw how Kansas dissected Syracuse’s vaunted 2-3 zone defense last week, so he made a couple tweaks to his own version before facing the Jayhawks on Wednesday night. Primarily, Hopkins stretched the zone to take away the 3-pointer. It worked to perfection. The Huskies frustrated the Jayhawks’ dangerous lineup of deep threats...

Huskies upset #2 Ranked Kansas

Thybulle’s 19 leads Dawgs to victory I love it when a plan comes together. Hannibal Smith of “The A-Team” frame famously coined that phrase and one would say that Coach Mike Hopkins brought a perfect game plan to the Sprint Center on Tuesday night. The Washington Huskies defeated the second-ranked Kansas Jayhawks, 74-65, in Kansas City in one of the biggest wins for the Husky program...
Via UW Dawg Pound
6 days ago

Wassell: UW Huskies’ mental toughness under Mike Hopkins shined through in huge upset of No. 2 Kansas

The Washington Huskies men’s basketball team was suddenly the talk of the town – and the college basketball world – after a shocking 74-65 upset of No. 2 Kansas in Kansas City on Wednesday night. It was perhaps the most surprising upset of the college hoops season thus far, and it injects some enthusiasm into the fan base for UW’s first season under head coach Mike Hopkins, who left...
Via MyNorthwest.com
6 days ago

Northwest College Hoops Roundup – What To Look For This Weekend

Washington vs. Gonzaga The Huskies can play zone defense! Against Kansas on Wednesday, the Washington Huskies played a very loose 2-3 zone dedicated to disrupting Kansas’ elite shooters, and it worked too well. Matisse Thybulle led the way defensively for the Huskies, notching a crucial steal down the stretch for a breakaway slam with 7:00 left to go in the game giving the Huskies...
Via Oregon Sports News
5 days ago

Basketball Film Study: Washington Gets Historic Win Over #2 Kansas

Go in-depth on how the Huskies made this miracle upset happen I am sorry to inform everyone that apparently I will be forced to resign from my contributions to the UW basketball coverage here at the UWDP. You see, there has only been one game all season where prior commitments prevented me from watching a UW basketball game. And it happened to be Wednesday night when the Huskies...
Via UW Dawg Pound
5 days ago

#Woof: Huskies Land Utah Linebacker

Huskies Land Linebacker Coach Pete received great news today when 3 star inside linebacker MJ Tafisi from Alta HS, UT committed to UW over offers from Utah, Cal, and Oregon. He is a thumper at inside linebacker and is a much needed physical presence. He stands at 6'1" and around 220 currently. The news was publicized from coach Pete and confirmed by realdawg: He is the 15th known...
Via UW Dawg Pound
4 days ago

Mike Hopkins and the trajectory of change in the UW MBB program

With the upset over #2 Kansas, things just got a whole lot more interesting for the Huskies. Change is difficult. It does not matter the subject. Simply, the act of defying inertia and moving out of a comfort zone creates ripples, and occasionally riptides, of resistance that pushes against the change being attempted. This is true in all aspects of life: relationships, careers...
Via UW Dawg Pound
4 days ago

Gonzaga vs. Washington game preview: Zags hit the road

It is the first true road game of the season. The inter-state grudge match is always a fun add to the Gonzaga Bulldogs schedule, as the Zags head west on I-90 for a few hours to take on the Washington Huskies. The two teams could not have had more different weeks. The Gonzaga Bulldogs got absolutely pasted by the Villanova Wildcats in New York City as part of the Jimmy V Classic...
Via The Slipper Still Fits
4 days ago

#Woof: Huskies Land 3 Star Defensive Lineman

Huskies Land A Defensive Lineman Coach Pete got some more good news today as 3 star defensive lineman Zion Tupuola-Fetui out of Pearl City HS, HI. He is a 6'4" 250 pound defensive lineman who projects as a rush end/buck for the Huskies. He picked up over offers from Oregon, Cal and Vanderbilt. The Huskies now have 16 commitments in the class and are now ranked #13 in the country...
Via UW Dawg Pound
3 days ago

16 most underappreciated college football stars in 2017

It’s easy to see why college football stars like Heisman winner Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley and Bradley Chubb get all the media attention. They’re veritable rock stars on the gridiron, and we don’t begrudge them their status.That said, there are plenty of other players who put together tremendous campaigns this past college football season. And they deserve to be recognized more...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

#Woof: Huskies Land Big Utah Defensive Lineman

Huskies Land Defensive Lineman Coach Pete got some crazy good news just moments ago when 4 star offensive/defensive lineman Sam Taimani out of East HS, UT committed to UW over offers from Notre Dame, Alabama, and Tennessee. He is a big time pick up and will be a bigtime player for UW in a year or 2. He is the 4th ranked prospect out of Utah. The Huskies now have 17 commits and should...
Via UW Dawg Pound
3 days ago

Huskies upset #2 Ranked Kansas

Thybulle’s 19 leads Dawgs to victory I love it when a plan comes together. Hannibal Smith of “The A-Team” frame famously coined that phrase and one would say that Coach Mike Hopkins brought a perfect game plan to the Sprint Center on Tuesday night. The Washington Huskies defeated the second-ranked Kansas Jayhawks, 74-65, in Kansas City in one of the biggest wins for the Husky program...
Via UW Dawg Pound
6 days ago

Gonzaga vs. Washington: Time, schedule, and how to stream online

The Zags get their first true road game of the seaosn. The Zags aren’t going too far for their first true road game of the season as they play the Washington Huskies for the 46th time. What was once a lovely back and forth between two fanbases has taken a different tune thanks to the recent trajectory of the two schools, but make no doubt, Hec Ed will be rather loud for this contest...
Via The Slipper Still Fits
3 days ago
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