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Washington Football 2016 Fall Camp Preview: Special Teams

The Huskies were in three one-possession games last season, and won precisely zero of them. A strong cast of returning special teams stars could change that in 2016. Last season, three of Washington’s games — at Boise State, versus Cal and at Oregon — were decided by a single possession. Unsurprisingly for a team starting three true freshmen at key positions on the offense...
Via UW Dawg Pound
1 hour ago

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
3 hours 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
22 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
23 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
1 day 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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

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
12 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

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
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

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 Football Recruiting: Plenty of commits and recruits to check out this week at The Opening

Three commits, and several UW targets are among those participating this week at The Opening in Oregon. With The Opening getting underway earlier this week, and the action beginning to really heat up later today, the time has come for us here at UW Dawg Pound to release our primer on the event. Going over recruits already committed to the Huskies, as well as those that remain high...
Via UW Dawg Pound
21 days ago

Washington Husky Football’s Coleman Shelton, Darrell Daniels Named to National Award Watch Lists

UW’s players have appeared on all four 2016 watch lists released thus far. Center Coleman Shelton and tight end Darrell Daniels were today named to the preseason watch lists for the 2016 Dave Rimington Trophy and the John Mackey Award, respectively. The Rimington Trophy is given each year to the nation’s best center, while the Mackey Award honors America’s best tight end. ...
Via UW Dawg Pound
21 days ago

Washington Football Recruiting: Breaking down the current offensive 2017 commits

Breaking Down the film of the current offensive 2017 commits Before I get started in my breakdowns of the current offensive commits for the class of 2017, let me introduce myself. My name is Russell Johnson, and I am going to be the new recruiting guy around here! I have worked with SB Nation for almost a year and a half, and ever since I started out at Hustle Belt, working with...
Via UW Dawg Pound
22 days ago

A breakdown of the Washington Huskies 2016 schedule. We know who they get, but when do they get them?

And by 'when' we mean what does the opponent have on its plate prior to their showdown with Washington. We already know quite a bit about the Washington Huskies football schedule in 2016. We know that the non-conference schedule is a bit of a cupcake. We know that starting the Pac-12 slate with a trip to the desert followed by Stanford and Oregon is brutal. We like the idea that...
Via UW Dawg Pound
June 28, 2016

Washington RB Myles Gaskin has ‘unbelievable feet’

The Washington Huskies found themselves a special player in Myles Gaskin after he had a terrific true freshman season. It looks like he is garnering all kinds of attention from around the conference and a PAC-12 coach praised him. The coach, who remained anonymous, talked about how special of a player Gaskin has already proven he can be. He told ESPN’s KC Joyner that he has ...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Eye on the Draft: Dejounte Murray

Marquese Chriss is not the only draft prospect from Isaiah Thomas' alma mater Washington projected to be drafted in the 1st round. Huskies guard Dejounte Murray, while not as high on GM's boards as Chriss, will be considered when the Celtics pick again later in the 1st round. And if he slips into the 2nd round, the C's have two high picks there as well. Clicks the links for his DraftExpress...
Via Celtics Life
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington WR Isaiah Renfro quits football to treat his depression

Washington Huskies wide receiver Isaiah Renfro announced on Sunday that he would be walking away from football, but for a reason that you might not typically expect to hear from an athlete. In a Twitter post, Renfro thanked doctors and close friends for helping him “out of a dark place before it was too late.” He says that he struggled with depression and anxiety, and that the...
Via The Comeback
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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