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Source: Lions set to host Washington DT Danny Shelton for visit

Former Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton has a pre-draft visit with the Detroit Lions next week, a source told FOXSports.com. The Lions currently own the No. 23 overall pick and would likely need to move up to pick Shelton. Shelton was rated No. 8 overall on FOX Sports 1's NFL insider Joel Klatt's big board. After allowing defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Falcons, Giants, Rams, Saints, & Seahawks

Draft Washington LB Shaq Thompson is meeting with the Falcons on Thursday and the Eagles on Monday. (Alex Marvez) WVU G Mark Glowinski had pre-draft visits with the Seahawks on Tuesday and the Cardinals on Wednesday. (Alex Marvez) Louisville OT Jamon Brown has visited with the Broncos, Lions and Redskins. He’s also had private workouts with the Bengals ... The post NFL Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington faces major concerns in Chris Petersen's second year

More from Athlon Sports: Top 10 coaches on the hot seat this spring / Top 20 WRs on the rise in 2015 / Alabama is ready for another title run / Florida could win SEC East in 2015 / North Carolina's D must step up in 2015 / South Carolina in danger in SEC East *** In its second spring under coach Chris Petersen, Washington has just 10 returning starters and major concerns...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's leading scorer Williams-Goss, two others transferring

SEATTLE -- Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies' program. Washington announced that Williams-Goss, sophomore guard Dustin Johnson and junior center Gilles Dierickx, planned to leave the school on Friday. Reports first surfaced Thursday that Williams-Goss -- a sophomore -- would leave Washington...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams-Goss, 2 others to leave Washington program

SEATTLE (AP) Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies' program. Washington announced that Williams-Goss, sophomore guard Dustin Johnson and junior center Gilles Dierickx, planned to leave the school on Friday. Reports first surfaced Thursday that Williams-Goss - a sophomore - would leave Washington...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Washington Defensive Tackle Danny Shelton Worked Out in Lava Lava During Pro Day

Danny Shelton is the mammoth defensive tackle of the coming draft that will either make a defensive line coach very happy in the first round or be the steal of the draft in one of the latter rounds. Last week he participated in Washington's Pro Day, but did not do everything choosing to let his combine workout speak for itself.When he went through drills he did them in a way different...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Making The Case For Marcus Peters At 22

He’s been hailed as the best cornerback prospect to come out since Patrick Peterson in 2011, and yet the debate rains on about Washington’s talented Marcus Peters. After the new coaching regime settled in, led by Chris Petersen, there surfaced reports of various disputes and altercations, even going as far as him reportedly putting his […] Making The Case For Marcus Peters...
Via Steelers Depot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers DB Coach Carnell Lake Present For Washington Pro Day

The University of Washington held their Pro Day on Thursday and according to Rob Rang of CBS Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake was present for the event. According to Rang, Lake was one of a few NFL coaches that put former Washington players Marcus Peters and Shaq Thompson through positional drills. Peters, […] Steelers DB Coach Carnell Lake Present...
Via Steelers Depot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington begins spring ball with questions at QB

SEATTLE (AP) Coach Chris Petersen began his second spring practice with Washington on Monday with no clue who will start at quarterback for the Huskies when the 2015 season begins. It's not the only position where Washington has questions. It may take at least a few more months before Petersen finalizes a depth chart for any spot. ''We're going to let these guys compete, and we...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2015 Spring Football Preview

Washington opens its second spring under coach Chris Petersen with just 10 returning starters and major concerns on both sides of the ball. The...
Via Athlon Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Chris Petersen isn’t accustomed to losing. Washington lost more games in Pac-12 play in Petersen’s debut (5) than he did the three...
Via Athlon Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington and Chris Petersen's Offseason Uncertainty Grows With Cyler Miles' Absence

Washington coach Chris Petersen was already planning on a quarterback battle this spring, but the outlook for the Huskies’ starting job was...
Via Athlon Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Profile: Robert Upshaw

Can teams look past the off-court issues and select Robert Upshaw in the first round? TeamWashington YearSophomore PositionCenter Age21 Height7-0 Weight250 Big Board Ranking30 Draft ProjectionLate-first/Early-second round Strengths Elite shot-blocker; was leading the NCAA before his dismissal Double-double threat every night Defensive positioning both on and off ball Shows some...
Via The Lottery Mafia
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington's Do-It-All Shaq Thompson Ready to Play Linebacker in the NFL

It's tough enough for a football player to hone his craft at just one position. The University of Washington's Shaq Thompson took on three. The 6-foot, 228-pound California native was
Via Stack
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Diary: Danny Shelton tracks path to the NFL (Part 2)

Danny Shelton played defensive tackle at the University of Washington. Projected to be one of the first defenders selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, Shelton will take you through the process of training for the NFL Combine, his pro day and the anticipation for draft day. Follow Shelton on Twitter @Danny_Shelton55. (Part 1) SAN DIEGO -- I've had some time to reflect on my time at the...
Via Fox Sports
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams dials in

No passing fancy: Vernon Adams will get another crack at the Washington Huskies this October (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Vernon Adams did an extended interview with Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports Radio. He talks about how the Oregon offer came about, how his former teammates reacted to his decision to move on, and what he is doing to get ready for the quarterback competition...
Via The Duck Stops Here
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington DT Danny Shelton Made One Bad Move at the Combine

Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton is expected to be a top-10 pick in the draft. At the Combine he did not do anything to give anyone reason to think differently. The 6'2" 339 pounder was not lightning fast in the 40-yard dash, but for someone his size he did pretty good (5.66). He is more than strong enough (34 repetitions of 225 pounds) to play the position in the NFL.However...
Via FatManWriting
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Peters Raising Draft Stock At Combine During Interview Process

INDIANAPOLIS — Being kicked out of a college program can be a death knell for some NFL draft prospects, but Marcus Peters didn’t let it break his spirit. The cornerback was dismissed from the University of Washington football team after multiple fights with coaches. Peters said Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine that reports that he strangled a Huskies coach are “false...
Via NESN.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Washington Huskies should be well represented

Despite a disappointing 8-6 record in 2014-2015, the University of Washington boasted one of the most impressive defenses in the country.  Even with average statistics, the Huskies had 3 first team All-Americans, which tied Florida State for number one in the nation. After a good 2013-2014 campaign, the Huskies lost key members on offense such as running back Bishop Sankey (2nd...
Via isportsweb.com
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks reach “sweet 16″ with win over Huskies

By DSH basketball correspondent Eric Sloat  The NCAA tournament is that way: At 16-7 and 6-4 overall, the Ducks have at least an outside chance of making The Big Dance, but they’ll have to close strong to get there (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images). Fresh off their win over Arizona State, the Ducks hosted Washington and emerged with a 78-74 win, pushing them to 16-7 overall...
Via The Duck Stops Here
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Browning heads 2nd class for Petersen's Huskies

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen believes he found something special in quarterback Jake Browning. So the last thing Petersen wants is additional expectations heaped on the national record holder for career touchdown passes. Yet even Petersen had to admit on Wednesday's national letter of intent day that Browning has some of the same characteristics Petersen saw in Kellen...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Shelton Could Be the Answer at NT for Bolts

The long search for a franchise nose tackle might be over. With the San Diego Chargers in need of some help along the defensive line, the team should consider Washington's Danny Shelton with the 17th pick in the 2015 NFL draft.The Chargers have been without a dominant force at the position ever since Jamal Williams left town. Current starter Sean Lissemore is a quality player, but...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hugh Millen Drops A Bomb. No One Reacts.

On the Dennis and Callahan show this morning they had former Patriots quarterback Hugh Millen on as a guest to talk about the Super Bowl matchup, as Millen is working in the Seattle as an analyst of the Seahawks and Washington Huskies. While they were discussing the inflation of the footballs, Millen dropped that he played for a coach with two Super Bowl wins who put together a huge...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Upshaw Considering Playing In D-League

Robert Upshaw is giving serious thought to playing in the D-League this season following his dismissal from the University of Washington's basketball program. After his dismissal from Washington, Upshaw’s inner-circle has begun the agent selection process, sources told Yahoo Sports. The NBA does not allow players enrolled at the beginning of a school year to make the immediate...
Via RealGM
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dawgs seek culture change but the petri dish is sucked dry by graduation

 Royce rolls: Royce Freeman pounded the Dawgs for 169 yards on 29 carries and four touchdowns last October, his best day as a Duck–so far (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images). In Chris Petersen’s first year as Washington head coach the Huskies went 8-6, losing to every ranked team they played, then losing 30-22 in the Cactus Bowl versus Oklahoma State to finish the year. Next...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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