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Marshawn Lynch to get Cal bobblehead of him driving injury cart

The University of California, Berkeley is taking a new approach to bobblehead giveaways. The school will be giving away Marshawn Lynch bobbleheads on November 5 as the Golden Bears take on the Washington Huskies. But this isn’t an ordinary bobblehead. This bobblehead commemorates when Lynch took the team’s injury cart for a joyride after the Bears beat the Huskies 10 years ago...
Via The Comeback
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Fall Camp Preview: Redshirt Freshmen out to show they were worth the wait

Plenty of talented players from the 2015 recruiting class were good enough to play, but improving team depth allowed 22 freshmen to redshirt. It used to be said that in college football you win games with your juniors and seniors. That is still true to an extent, but the rise of the redshirt freshman has grown exponentially in the past 10-15 years. While many true freshmen find...
Via UW Dawg Pound
20 hours ago

Cal is making a bobblehead of Marshawn Lynch driving the trainer's cart

During his long football career, Marshawn Lynch established a reputation for possessing a wacky personality in addition to dominant skills on the field.Now that he's officially retired from the NFL, Lynch's alma mater, the University of California, is preparing to pay tribute to that unique personality by immortalizing one of its finest moments in bobblehead form.That's right...
Via FOX Sports
21 hours ago

2016 Camp Preview Series

The DawgPound gets us ready for fall camp with daily previews from a variety of angles It was early August, 2014. Chris Petersen hadn't yet coached a game for the Huskies and was putting together his second recruiting class. Cue the commitment of Andre Baccellia, a smaller WR out of Westlake Village, CA. Husky Nation erupted with passion and jubilation, full well knowing the future...
Via UW Dawg Pound
21 hours ago

Camp Preview: Breakout Stars

Another day closer to fall camp, another countdown piece. Today we examine stars ready to burst onto the scene when camp starts August 8th. It was early August, 2014.  Chris Petersen hadn't yet coached a game for the Huskies and was putting together his 2nd recruiting class.  Cue the commitment of Andre Baccellia, a smaller WR out of Westlake Village, CA.  Husky nation erupted...
Via UW Dawg Pound
1 day ago

Fall Camp Preview: 2016's Freshmen Ready to Impress

The Dawg Pound begins our fall camp preview with a look at the new guys on campus, including who could play early and who to look for down the line. Well hello again you hooligans, and welcome back to UW Dawg Pound's annual fall camp preview. We start off today with an analysis of the incoming freshmen and will continue to feed your insatiable appetite for everything Huskies as a...
Via UW Dawg Pound
2 days ago

Washington football: 5 things to watch in 2016

The Washington Huskies closed out the 2015 season in a very strong way, finishing the year with three big blowout wins, including a win in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. This team was young then and it only looks like they got better with age, so it should be pretty fun to see what they do come September. From having one of the best true freshman running backs in the country last year...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag - "Questions on Things I Know Nothing About" Edition

Once, when my wife and I were arguing, she told me I was acting like a child. I told her that made her a pedophile, and I wasn't going to stand there and argue with a pervert. First a useless fact or two. Overly simplistic passwords account for more than 80% of all computer password hacks. The top three health-related searches on the internet are (in order):  Depression,...
Via UW Dawg Pound
6 days ago

Donaven Dorsey Transfers from Washington Men’s Basketball Team

The small forward from Timberline will leave UW after two seasons with the Huskies. In a development that surprises few who follow the program, junior small forward Donaven Dorsey from Timerbline High School has announced his intent to transfer. Timberline HS alum Donaven Dorsey will transfer from the UW basketball program. — Christian Caple (@ChristianCaple) July 20...
Via UW Dawg Pound
7 days ago

TSS Roundtable: Players to Watch in the Pac-12

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for our conference roundtable series to continue. This week, we’ll be discussing the Pac-12. We’ve also included a complete list of all the leagues that we’ve covered at the bottom of the article. Q: Who is the player to watch in the Pac-12 this season? Kevin Causey On Twitter @CFBZ Christian McCaffrey is the best player in the conference...
Via The Student Section
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Football 2016 Preview Better/Worse/Neutral: Receivers

Dante Pettis leads an inexperienced group of wideouts for the Huskies. Can Pettis, Ross and McClatcher fulfill their potential and make this unit a strength? The top two receivers of 2015 are gone. Only two players on the current roster have eclipsed 20 receptions in a season. Just two additional returning players have ever recorded a measly double-digit catch season. Guys that are...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

A Brief History of Nearly Everything (Said by Dawgs at Media Day)

Didn't get to catch Pac-12 Media Days? We have you covered! In order to keep up with the Pac-12's Thursday and Friday Media Days, one would have to a) have Pac-12 Networks on their TV and b) set aside all day in order to watch it. The latter of course is purely hypothetical. I mean, in the words of our Supreme Leader Eugene Mirman, "Name one person who isn't home on a [Thursday]...
Via UW Dawg Pound
10 days ago

Four-Star Brandon McKinney commits to Chris Petersen and the Washington Huskies

Coach Pete keeps on WOOFin'. The Huskies just received another verbal commitment for the 2017 recruiting class. Four-star safety Brandon McKinney of Lutheran High School in Orange, CA is the latest to commit to next year’s crop of incoming freshmen. McKinney is California’s top-rated high school safety and the 4th-best safety out west. Nationally, UW’s 2017 recruiting class...
Via UW Dawg Pound
11 days ago

Pac-12 Media Days: Washington Football Hype Reaches Fever Pitch

Chris Petersen is famously conservative in describing his hopes and expectations for his teams. When his personality comes face-to-face with preseason expectations for season-long dominance, the results are as informative as they are entertaining. Los Angeles has a well-earned reputation for being the city where people go to chase their dreams. Every waiter is after that audition...
Via UW Dawg Pound
11 days ago

Top recruit Michael Porter Jr. commits to Washington Huskies

Top basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr. announced his commitment to the Washington Huskies on Friday. This, just two months after his father, Michael Porter Sr., was hired by head coach Lorenzo Romar as an assistant. Romar is also the younger Porter's godfather. "Talking to my dad and Romar, I knew it was where I wanted to go," Porter told ESPN. "I made it clear I wanted to be...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Porter Jr., nation’s No. 2 player, chooses Washington

The Washington Huskies basketball program has landed one of the top players in the Class of 2017. On Friday, the nation’s No. 2 player, Michael Porter Jr., announced on social media that he will be joining Lorenzo Romar’s squad. The 6-foot-10, 210-pound small forward tweeted out the graphic that made all Washington fans rejoice. Blessed to announce that I will be attending...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nation’s No. 2 Ranked Player Michael Porter Jr. Picks Washington

Michael Porter Jr., the nation’s second-ranked player for the class of 2017, has made his collegiate decision. Porter, a native of Seattle, Washington, will be playing basketball for the Washington Huskies next year. Porter announced his decision on Twitter. It’s huge news for Lorenzo Romar and the Huskies. Porter is a 6-foot-10, 210-pound stud who plays small forward. He’s...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 34 Washington State Cougars

Washington State Cougars 2015 Record: 9-4 overall, 6-3 Pac-12 (beat Miami 20-14 in Sun Bowl Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Wazzu repeat the success of 2015? 2012: 3-9 overall and 1-8 in the Pac-12. 2013: 6-7 overall and 4-5 in the Pac-12. 2014: 3-9 overall and 2-7 in the Pac-12. Was Mike Leach wearing out his welcome in Pullman and would he ever get over the hump? Those were the...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag - "Less than a Month to Football" Edition

Ah, women. When they see that you'll do anything they tell you to do, they're bound to respect you. Useless facts for discussion: The most common street name in the Unites States is "Second Street." The sweat drops drawn in cartoons are called "pleuts." The most common day for babies to be born is Tuesday. The HyperMart outside of Garland, Texas has 58 checkout stands. ...
Via UW Dawg Pound
13 days ago

Stanford Named Pac-12 Favorite For 1st Time In Over 50 Years

For much of its history, Stanford was not known as a football school, but that changed when the Cardinal hired Jim Harbaugh. David Shaw has continued the program’s growth after Harbaugh departed for the NFL, and this year, the Cardinal are the favorite to win the Pac-12 for the first time in 56 years, per the preseason media poll. 24 membrs of the media picked Stanford to win the...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Football 2016 Preview Better/Worse/Neutral: Defensive Line

Can Greg F. Gaines and the rest of the Husky D-Line be even better in 2016? It must be fun to be UW defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski. Coming off a 2015 season where the Huskies led the Pac-12 in scoring defense and total defense, Coach "K" welcomes back all but four main members of that stellar D. He also has new toys at his disposal in the form of highly recruited freshmen...
Via UW Dawg Pound
14 days ago

WATCH: Central's Marlon Tuipulotu talks about his experience at The Opening

Central senior defensive lineman Marlon Tuipulotu is one of two Oregon players at The Opening 2016, and he stopped by to chat about his experience and commitment to the Washington Huskies. Billy Gates/Staff
Via The Oregonian
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Football 2016 Preview Better/Worse/Neutral: Running Backs

Will Lavon Coleman, Myles Gaskin and the rest of the UW backfield improve Washington's ranking as the Pac-12's 9th best rushing offense? Sometimes player potential is based on having shown flashes in a limited role. Other times we wonder whether the good players will continue their growth and become dominant. UW tailback Myles Gaskin is way past the 'flashes' stage and now stands...
Via UW Dawg Pound
17 days ago

Gekko Chats: Talking Washington Huskies Football with Adam Jude

The Seattle Times’s UW Beat Writer discusses recruiting, the new AD and Husky preseason hype It’s been three years (!) since Adam Jude took over the Huskies beat for the Seattle Times. Adam, a Washington state native who followed his head over his heart to do his degree at the University of Oregon, has covered Chris Petersen from Day 1. He’s been able to generate a nice rapport...
Via UW Dawg Pound
18 days ago

Washington Huskies Football 2016 Preview Better/Worse/Neutral: Defensive Backs

In the latest edition of our Better/Worse/Neutral series, we take a look at the defensive secondary, which returns virtually the entire group from last year’s unit. Losses: S Brian ClayAdditions: Byron Murphy (5-11, 172 lbs.; four-star), Kentrell Love (6-1, 165 lbs.; four-star), Isaiah Gilchrist (5-10, 188 lbs.; four-star), Taylor Rapp (6-0, 206 lbs.; three-star), Myles Bryant...
Via UW Dawg Pound
20 days ago
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