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Chris Petersen says CB Marcus Peters ‘back with us’

After serving a one-game suspension against Illinois, junior cornerback Marcus Peters returned to practice on Monday and is apparently expected to play Saturday against Georgia State. Peters, the Huskies’ best defensive back, was suspended after being benched during UW’s Sept. 6 game against Eastern Washington when he committed an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty and threw a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Huskies taking advantage of big plays

SEATTLE (AP) If there's anything the Washington Huskies have proven through the season's first three games, it's that they have the ability to make big plays. John Ross is the prime example. The speedster wide receiver already has three touchdown receptions longer than 55 yards. Ross has had the ball in his hands 17 times this season and gained 465 all-purpose yards...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Basketball Preview: #7 Washington Huskies

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a facelift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference, breaking down each team beginning with the Pac-12. Mired in mediocrity the past two seasons, it should be more of the same for the Washington Huskies who will look to replace leading scorer, C.J. Wilcox...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Thompson Thriving In Football After Rough Stint In Red Sox System

Shaq Thompson had one of the worst minor league baseball careers imaginable after being drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 18th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. Now, Thompson is a standout football player at the University of Washington. Thompson, drafted by Boston as an outfielder, played 13 games with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox in 2012. He went 0-for-39 with...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois Fighting Illini at Washington Huskies Photo Highlights

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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson leads Huskies to 44-19 rout of Illini

SEATTLE (AP) Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday, improving to 3-0 under Chris Petersen. Thompson became the first Washington player in 20 years to score via fumble and interception in the same game. Reggie Reser accomplished the feat...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Shelton Interview | Defensive Tackle, Washington

DraftSeason: For a big man you have incredible athletic ability, what would you say is your greatest strength and weakness as a defensive lineman? Danny Shelton: My greatest strength would have to be my physical ability to take on double teams and triple teams. My greatest weakness would have to be keeping consistency in my technique in long drives. DraftSeason: Do you see yourself...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington set to host 2-0 Illinois

SEATTLE (AP) Illinois visiting Washington was supposed to be the first major test of Chris Petersen's initial season with the Huskies. Challenges are all the Huskies have faced in their first two weeks. Sure Washington is 2-0 hosting the also unbeaten Fighting Illini on Saturday. But getting to that point was supposed to be easy facing Hawaii and Eastern Washington. That was...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UW Huskies vs Illini football: brutally honest game preview

Cubism is an early-20th-century avant-garde art movement pioneered by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso. Cubitism (trademark The Sports Bank.net) is what Illini offensive coordinator Bill Cubit does with quarterbacks. He took a very mediocre signal caller in Nathan Scheelhaase and shaped him into a Picasso style masterpiece. Now Cubit has a really talented QB in Wes Lunt and through...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UW star cornerback Marcus Peters suspended one game for sideline tantrum

Marcus Peters, the Huskies’ standout junior cornerback, has been suspended for this week’s game against Illinois after his sideline tantrum during Washington’s 59-52 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday, according to multiple sources. The suspension of Peters — UW’s only veteran cornerback — further stresses Washington’s young and vulnerable defensive secondary...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies 2-0 but seeking some consistency

SEATTLE (AP) Washington has looked strong both offensively and defensively this year. The problem is, it hasn't happened in the same game. The opener at Hawaii saw the Huskies eke out a one-point win thanks to the defense holding the Rainbow Warriors to 16 points. Last Saturday against Eastern Washington was a different story, as Washington's offense came to the rescue in...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington survives Adams, Eastern Washington in Seattle shootout

Washington and FCS powerhouse Eastern Washington put on a gem of the game Saturday in the Emerald City of Seattle. The Pac-12 power Huskies surged to a 21-0 lead before hanging on for a 59-52 victory. The main thorn for Washington was EWU quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., who put on a dazzling air show. Adams threw for 475 yards and seven touchdowns on 31-of-46 passing. The Huskies were...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies hold off Eagles in wild 59-52 win

SEATTLE (AP) Cyler Miles ran for three touchdowns rushing and threw for another in his season debut at quarterback, and Washington withstood seven touchdown passes from Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., in a wild 59-52 win on Saturday. Washington jumped to a 21-0 lead in less than eight minutes, saw that entire advantage evaporate under a barrage of Adams TD passes...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday – Week 2

Each “Throwback Thursday”, we’ll feature a classic incredible play from college football with a classic jam to go along with it. This week, we’ll salute the hosts of College Gameday, the #3 ranked Oregon Ducks.  On October 22, 1994, the Ducks were hosting the (then) #9 Washington Huskies.  Washington was down 20-24, but was set [&hellip No visits yet The post Throwback...
Via No Coast Bias
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cyler Miles bringing ‘a different swagger’ to UW offense

The Huskies’ chartered flight from Honolulu landed in Seattle early Sunday morning, and the team buses rolled back onto campus around 8 a.m. Junior receiver Jaydon Mickens got in his car and immediately drove to pick up quarterback Cyler Miles. They came right back to the team’s Husky Stadium offices together to review game film … until about 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon....
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington RB Steps Out Short Of First Down, Awarded First Down Anyways

We have our first major blown call that cost a team a game and the first weekend of college football isn’t even done yet. Washington Huskies running back Lavon Coleman stepped out of bounds short of the first down marker late in the fourth quarter but was awarded a first down anyways. Hawaii could have gotten […] The post Washington RB Steps Out Short Of First Down, Awarded...
Via Diehardsport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 53 – Marquese Chriss

53. Marquese CHRISS Height: 6’-7” Weight: 200 Position: PF High School (State): Pleasant Grove (CA) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Superstar (Under Armour) Commitment: Washington Huskies Breakdown: When USA Basketball announced their roster for a U18 national team, perhaps one name was the most surprising on the try-out roster, Chriss. Simply put, USA Basketball is known for well-vetted ...
Via Hoopniks
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Barely Hang On In Chris Petersen's Coaching Debut

It was a struggle but the Washington Huskies prevailed barely over Hawaii 17-16 in Chris Petersen's head coaching debut at U-Dub.Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL“Our guys played hard." Petersen said. "I think there were some good individual plays. Certainly as a team we didn’t play nearly like I think we can play. I think it’s going to be a big wake up call. It’s...
Via Online Sports Guys
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies at Hawaii Warriors: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday night the Washington Huskies and Hawaii Warriors will face off against one another as the 2014 NCAA football season gets underway for both teams. The No. 25 ranked Huskies will be looking to start the season right with a win over the unranked Warriors. Coverage of the contest between Washington and Hawaii will air on the CBS Sports Network beginning at 10:30 pm ET (7...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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
19 days 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
20 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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Betting odds and predictions for the Washington Huskies 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
24 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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