WASHINGTON HUSKIES NEWS

No. 25 Washington at Hawaii Capsule

No. 25 WASHINGTON at HAWAII, 10:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network). Line: Washington by 16 1/2 Series Record: Series tied 2-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE Chris Petersen makes his debut as Washington's head coach after building Boise State into a national program. Petersen went 92-12 at Boise State and the expectation with the Huskies is figuring out how to topple Oregon and Stanford in the...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

USC RB quits team, calls Steve Sarkisian racist

Steve Sarkisian left the Washington Huskies program to take the vacant head coaching job at USC, an ideal dream job for Sarkisian. However, before the season even begins Sarkisian is finding himself in tons of unwanted drama and trouble. With star corner Josh Shaw admitting he lied about his ankle injuries being the first, another […]
Via Full Scale Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington-Hawaii Preview

(AP) - Chris Petersen insists the opener for No. 25 Washington against Hawaii on Saturday carries no greater importance than any other season opener in his coaching career. Except that for the first time as a head coach, Petersen will be leading a team other than Boise State. ''They're all big. Just like I told you guys way back, when I started coaching in front of 300...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game week arrives for Petersen, No. 25 Washington

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Petersen insists the opener for No. 25 Washington against Hawaii on Saturday carries no greater importance than any other season opener in his coaching career. Except that for the first time as a head coach, Petersen will be leading a team other than Boise State. Petersen, one of the biggest names to change schools during the offseason, said the feeling Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Betting odds and predictions for the Washington Huskies 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindquist gets nod as Huskies' starting QB at Hawaii

SEATTLE -- Sophomore Jeff Lindquist will be the starting quarterback for No. 25 Washington when the Huskies open the season at Hawaii on Aug. 30. Washington coach Chris Petersen announced the decision after practice on Friday. Lindquist and redshirt freshman Troy Williams had been competing for the starting job after expected starter Cyler Miles was suspended for the opener for...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindquist to start for No. 25 Huskies at Hawaii

SEATTLE (AP) Sophomore Jeff Lindquist will be the starting quarterback for No. 25 Washington when the Huskies open the season at Hawaii on Aug. 30. Washington coach Chris Petersen announced the decision after practice on Friday. Lindquist and redshirt freshman Troy Williams had been competing for the starting job after expected starter Cyler Miles was suspended for the opener for...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington football: Top 5 games of Sark era

With only 8 days until the start of the Washington football season and the beginning of the Chris Petersen era, anticipation is at an all time high. It has been 8 months since the Huskies have stormed the field but the last 3 weeks alone have made it feel like an eternity. In an effort to calm the nerves and deflect focus from the upcoming season, in this piece I will look back at...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Soccer take on Washington Huskies Friday Night

The University of Kentucky women’s soccer team will kick off the 2014-15 UK Athletics calendar year on Friday night with a match against the Washington Huskies at 10 p.m. ET at the Husky Soccer Stadium in Seattle, Wash. The Wildcats are returning nine starters back to the pitch for the 2014 season from a team […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Nike Global Challenge USA teams recap

The USA teams were the class of the 2014 Nik Global Challenge in Chicago, with the USA West team handing the USA East their first loss in the championship game on Sunday afternoon. The West team was stocked with talent from Texas and also got some help from Stephen Zimmerman and Dejounte Murray (Washington Huskies commit). ...
Via Hoopniks
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Football: 10 Must-See Games of 2014

The preseason lull is almost at an end and the excitement of college football is nearly upon us.  The prognosticating and preseason polls will give way to actual showdowns of top teams on the field.  With the new college football playoff in play, everyone is looking to secure one of the four top spots, and the Pac-12 is a conference with several contenders.  Non-conference scheduling...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pick 6: Coaches on the rise

Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have his name come up for almost every big job. Six coaches whose names are likely to come up often when the jobs start coming open this season. --- Matt Campbell, Toledo. At 34 years old, Campbell begins his third full season as...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fall Camp: Wednesday Player/Coach Interviews

SEATTLE - Over a thousand Washington Football fans were on hand to check out UW's second open practice of the fall, and while they didn't get to see live scrimmaging, they did get to see some 11-11 team work, some turnovers made, and some touchdown passes thrown. We spoke to Jonathan Smith, Chris Strausser, John Ross, Colin Tanigawa, and Jeff Lindquist to get their thoughts.
Via washington.scout.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Moving to FCS

Former Washington DE Marcus Farria to play at the FCS level next year
Via recruiting.scout.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fall Camp: Tuesday Practice Report

SEATTLE - The Washington Huskies took it a bit easy Tuesday afternoon, as they headed to the Dempsey Indoor to go through their paces after going through a Monday scrimmage session. They were in shorts and helmets and practiced for roughly an hour and a half in pretty muggy conditions.
Via washington.scout.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fall Camp: Tuesday Player/Coaches Interviews

SEATTLE - Due to the threat of thunderstorms, the Washington Football team headed inside Tuesday to the safe confines of the Dempsey Indoor. We spoke to Chris Petersen, Pete Kwiatkowski, Bob Gregory, Travell Dixon, Shaq Thompson, Evan Hudson, and Cameron Van Winkle after practice.
Via washington.scout.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fall Camp: Tuesday Practice Videos

SEATTLE - The Washington Huskies moved indoors for the first time this fall, heading to the Dempsey to get their work done Tuesday afternoon. Here's some practice highlights, including work with the tight ends, quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, and offensive line.
Via washington.scout.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Petersen era set to begin at Washington

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Petersen was finally persuaded by his gut. For years, Petersen was perfectly content. Yet something about Washington - the facilities, the setting, the conference, the history - all combined to finally give Petersen the feeling he needed to make a move. So gone was the comfort of being at Boise State. And accepted was the task of accelerating Washington's...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies QB Cyler Miles: ‘I messed up big time and I’m willing to face the consequences’

Washington sophomore quarterback Cyler Miles spoke with the media today for the first time since being involved in two post-Super Bowl incidents in February, prompting his one-game suspension for the Huskies’ Aug. 30 season opener at Hawaii. “I just wanted to take the time to apologize for my behavior and my actions earlier this winter,” he said in a prepared statement. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State increases coach Mike Leach’s annual compensation by $500,000

Washington State increases Head Football Coach Mike Leach’s annual guaranteed compensation by $500,000.  Spokesman-Review is reporting that WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos amended Mike Leach’s contract to raise his annual media compensation from $100,000 a year to $600,000 per year, increasing his total guaranteed annual compensation to $2.75 million. Media compensation covers...
Via NCAA Football Zone
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies give the boot to DE Marcus Farria

There are two notable changes to the new Washington football roster handed out to the media today. Sophomore defensive end Marcus Farria, who had 2.5 sacks as a true freshman last season, was dismissed last week for what coach Chris Petersen says was a “violation of team standards.”
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JUCO Signee James Sample Has Arrived At Louisville

Photo | 247 Sports It looked extremely doubtful that Louisville late signee James Sample would make it to campus on time to start practice with the team. But fortunately, it’s better late than never for Sample. Shortly after 9 PM on Sunday evening, Mike Hughes of Inside The Ville reported that Sample has arrived on campus. As of August, 1, Sample’s status was not listed as “enrolled”...
Via The Cardinal Connect
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Washington 2014 Season Teaser Features Some Of The Greatest Moments In Huskies Football History

Washington fans are flying high with former Boise State coach Chris Petersen at the helm of the program. While the Pac-12 is stacked with the likes of Oregon, Stanford, and UCLA, Washington was competitive under Steve Sarkisian, and many believe they’ve actually upgraded at head coach. The program would also like to remind people that it does have strong history on its side. ...
Via College Spun
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Point Guard Target Commits to Washington

Posted to Fighting IlliniCanadian Point Guard Jermaine Haley has committed to play for the Washington Huskies, according to his AAU coach. Washington just received commitment from guard Jermaine Haley, his AAU coach told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 28, 2014 Haley is in the Class of 2016, and the Fighting Illini were one of the first teams to begin recruiting him....
Via Sports Mockery
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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