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Super Dawgs: Husky softball eliminates Michigan 4-2, advances to Super Regional

The 6th-seeded Huskies got enough offense from Ali Aguilar, Kelly Burdick, and Morganne Flores to back Taran Alvelo in the circle. The Washington Husky softball team defeated Michigan 4-2 on Sunday to advance to the Super Regional round next weekend, where they will host the Utah Utes. Taran Alvelo pitched a complete game for the win (what else is new?), Morganne Flores and Ali Aguilar...
Via UW Dawg Pound
20 hours ago

Markelle Fultz favored to go No. 1 overall to Celtics

The Boston Celtics may be in the midst of a disastrous Eastern Conference Finals series against the superior Cleveland Cavaliers. That was evidenced in the team’s humiliating 44-point loss at home against Cleveland in Game 2 Friday night.To add injury to insult (literally), star guard Isaiah Thomas suffered a hip injury and could miss the remainder fo the series.Though, Boston...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas chatting with Markelle Fultz after Celtics win draft lottery

The idea of the Boston Celtics pairing Isaiah Thomas with Markelle Fultz in the backcourt should have the rest of the Eastern Conference concerned. Thomas is one of this year’s breakout stars and thanks to some savvy deals by the front office, could also play alongside the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft before long. The draft’s consensus top player is Fultz out of Washington...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best quarterbacks in college football

College football is loaded with quality quarterbacks. Many will contend for the Heisman Trophy in 2017, including last year’s winner. A good team generally starts with a good quarterback, after all, so the position is of great importance.Who are the nation’s best quarterbacks? Here is a list of ten who will dominate in the upcoming season.10) Jalen Hurts, AlabamaHurts ranks on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz talks about his potential fit with the Celtics

Here's a little something to take your mind off last night's terrible start to the Eastern Conference Finals:  Markelle Fultz spoke with the media prior to the lottery on Tuesday and he thinks joining the Boston Celtics would be the perfect opportunity for him:Obviously most guys want to be the #1 pick for a myriad of reasons, but he specifically mentioned his relationship with...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago

2017 NBA Draft News: Markelle Fultz says it would be ‘great’ to play for Magic Johnson with the Lakers

He also admitted he wants to be better than Johnson. Lonzo Ball and his father have hardly been shy about their desire for him to end up with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2017 NBA Draft, and it turns out Ball may not be the only top point guard prospect that wants to wear the purple and gold moving forward. Markelle Fultz of Washington has been much quieter than the Ball family...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
6 days ago

Home Sweet Home: Husky Softball awarded #6 overall seed for NCAA Softball tournament

The 6th-seeded Huskies begin their trek towards the Women’s College World Series at home against Montana on Friday night. The road to the Women’s College World Series has been announced, and the Husky Softball team received the #6 overall seed, which is a fairly accurate recognition of their very strong performance this season (I was expecting 7 most likely, anywhere from 5...
Via UW Dawg Pound
7 days ago

Husky Softball pulls off legendary comeback to finish statement sweep at Utah

Down 12-1 entering the 5th inning, needing 4 runs in the fifth just to avoid being run-ruled, the Huskies did more than that - they rallied for a historic 13-12 win in extra innings THAT. WAS. AWESOME. Husky softball swept their final Pac-12 series of the season at Utah this weekend, but all three games were vastly different. Game 1: All Huskies. UW jumped all over Utes starter...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

WATCH: NBA Draft Profile: Markelle Fultz (Washington, PG)

Lakers Nation profiles Washington point guard Markelle Fultz who many believe to be the top pick in this years NBA draft - strengths, weaknesses and player comparison. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https://youtu.be/4WarZXDWjxU Or...
Via Lakers Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz reportedly likes Sixers as potential draft destination

Fultz sounds intrigued about potentially becoming a Sixer. Between their own selection and the option to swap picks with the Sacramento Kings, the Philadelphia 76ers have just under a 15 percent chance of receiving the top overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Washington guard Markelle Fultz has been the consensus top player in this year’s class, and if Philadelphia were lucky...
Via Liberty Ballers
11 days ago

Husky Softball offense explodes in game 3 to take rubber game vs. Stanford on senior weekend

After the Huskies scored only 1 run in their first 13 innings of the series, Morganne Flores and Taylor Van Zee keyed an big 1st inning to help UW take the series. Game Results: Washington 3, Seattle 1Washington 1, Stanford 0Stanford 6, Washington 0Washington 10, Stanford 2 G1: Stanford’s Carolyn Lee matched Taran Alvelo for the first six innings, even giving up fewer baserunners...
Via UW Dawg Pound
12 days ago

Husky Softball ups winning streak to seven with road sweep of California

Getting hot as the regular season winds down, UW softball hosts Seattle U and Stanford for senior weekend. The University of Washington softball team picked up three hard-fought wins in the East Bay this past weekend, taking out the Golden Bears in Berkeley by scores of 4-0, 4-2, and 3-2. Kelly Burdick made multiple fantastic catches in center field in the Huskies sweep, including...
Via UW Dawg Pound
19 days ago

A Collegiate Sprinter Just Demolished John Ross's NFL 40-Yard Dash Record

Former Washington Huskies wide receiver John Ross isn't lacking in confidence when it comes to his speed. He has every right to be cocky. After running a 4.22 40-Yard Dash at the 2017 NFL Combine, Ross is now the fastest man in the event's history. Selected with the ninth overall pick by the Cincinnati Bengals in last weekend's NFL Draft, Ross is so confident about his speed that...
Via Stack
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Eldrenkamp signs with the L.A. Rams as an undrafted free agent

The two-year starter at guard for the Huskies gets a chance to make the Rams’ roster Jake Eldrenkamp has signed with the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent. Eldrenkamp won the Pac-12 Scholar Athlete Award and was named 1st Team All-Pac-12 following his senior season. The fifth-year senior from Medina was selected first-team Pac-12 All-Academic three times. Here’s the draft profile...
Via UW Dawg Pound
22 days ago

Rams agree to terms with 11 undrafted free agents

The Rams drafted eight players during the 2017 draft and then agreed to terms with 11 more players who were not selected over the seven rounds in Philadelphia. The Rams didn’t draft any offensive linemen, but two members of the undrafted group play up front. Washington guard Jake Eldrenkamp and New Mexico State center Anthony…
Via Pro Football Talk
22 days ago

Washington Husky Volleyball adds prized grad transfer Hazelwood

Coming off of back to back Elite Eights, the already-loaded Huskies’ roster adds University of Oklahoma graduate transfer Marion Hazelwood, one of the Big 12’s top middle blockers The University of Washington volleyball team, coming off a second-straight Elite Eight appearance (yay) and a third-straight year of being eliminated by Nebraska (not yay), added a highly-touted graduate...
Via UW Dawg Pound
22 days ago

NFL Draft 2017: TE Darrell Daniels Signs with Indianapolis as an Undrafted Free Agent

The speedy tight end is on to the league. Former Washington tight end Darrell Daniles is headed off to Indianapolis after signing with the Colts following the conclusion of the 2017 NFL Draft. Daniels was a consensus top-300 recruit in the class of 2013, and one of the players who stuck with Coach Pete after Sark left for USC. Although he didn’t emerge as the key weapon some were...
Via UW Dawg Pound
23 days ago

NFL Draft Update: Washington DL Elijah Qualls Drafted 214th Overall to the Philadelphia Eagles

The former Husky star is all about versatility on the defensive line. Former UW defensive lineman and PAC-12 first-teamer Elijah Qualls was drafted No. 214 overall by the Eagles. The Numbers School: Washington Conference: PAC-12 College Experience: RS Junior Age: 21 Height / Weight: 6-1 / 313 lbs. Career Tackles/Sacks/TFL: 77 / 7.5 / 11.5 NFL Comparison: Dontari Poe,...
Via UW Dawg Pound
23 days ago

Eagles make DT Elijah Qualls the 5th UW Husky picked in draft

Sidney Jones will have a teammate from Washington’s defense joining him in Philadelphia: tackle Elijah Qualls. The Eagles took Qualls with the final pick of the sixth round, 313th overall, in the NFL Draft on Saturday, a day after they took cornerback Jones in the second round. Qualls, who left UW a year early, had a pretty surprising fall in the draft, waiting late into the last...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
23 days ago

2017 NFL Draft: Budda Baker Selected by Arizona Cardinals

Who was once Chris Petersen’s most important recruit will begin his NFL career in Arizona. The former Washington DB was selected 36th overall by the Arizona Cardinals. He is the 3rd Washington player drafted. The Basics Budda Baker was a unanimously rated top 100 player coming out of high school, and one of the best safeties in the country. After winning 3 state championships...
Via UW Dawg Pound
24 days ago

WATCH: 2017 NFL Draft Hype

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Via Washington Huskies Athletics
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Husky 2018 Recruiting Class A Top 10 Class So Far

Huskies Doing Well On Recruiting Trail Coach Petersen and company have been busy wrapping up Spring Ball, however they also have been busy on the recruiting trail extending offers and also hosting prospects on unofficial visits. Depending on the recruiting service you follow the Husky 2018 recruiting class is a top 10 class unanimously. Below are a list of the current commits: ...
Via UW Dawg Pound
24 days ago

Huskies’ John Ross taken 9th overall by Cincinnati Bengals in NFL Draft

Former Washington Huskies receiver John Ross will take his record-breaking speed to Cincinnati, taken by the Bengals with the ninth pick of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday. Ross had a huge junior season in 2016, earning All-American honors by catching 81 passes for 1,150 yards (26th in the FBS) and 17 touchdowns (tied for third). He underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his...
Via 710 ESPN Seattle
25 days ago

UW receiver John Ross a top-10 pick, going to the Bengals

University of Washington receiver John Ross broke the combine record in the 40 this year, clocking a 4.22. He was ridiculously productive for the Huskies last season. He’s like Tavon Austin, only bigger and faster. So despite his injuries, why shouldn’t Ross be a top-10 pick? The Cincinnati Bengals didn’t see a reason why he shouldn’t be. Ross was the ninth overall pick...
Via Field Gulls
25 days ago

2017 NFL Draft: Bob McGinn tabs Kevin King as Packers’ first-round pick

The Packers need help at corner, and one well-informed veteran beat writer believes Kevin King could address that void. The 2017 NFL Draft has arrived, which means Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has released his first and only mock draft of the year. In it, he sees the Green Bay Packers selecting Washington corner Kevin King. McGinn, who has produced some of the...
Via Acme Packing Co
25 days ago
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