WASHINGTON HUSKIES NEWS

Chris Strausser leaving Washington

Chris Petersen will be looking for a new offensive line coach A surprising development came to a head on Saturday afternoon as the Denver Post reported that Washington offensive line coach Chris Strausser had accepted an assistant’s role with the NFL’s Denver Broncos. Strausser will serve as the assistant to Broncos offensive line coach as Jeff Davidson and under offensive coordinator...
Via UW Dawg Pound
1 day ago

Plotting the Learning Curve

How much can we expect the UW sophomores to grow next season? One of the primary criticisms of Lorenzo Romar recently has been that he is no longer able to adequately develop talent. Exhibit A appears to be Nigel Williams-Goss. NWG was clearly a very good player during his 2 years at Washington after joining the program as a McDonalds All-American. This year however, he has become...
Via UW Dawg Pound
2 days ago

Brock Huard: Huskies have good reasons to give Jonathan Smith a co-offensive coordinator

Credit for Washington’s strong 2016 season had as much to do with an improved offense that ranked eighth in the country in scoring as anything. So when the Huskies announced Wednesday that their new wide receivers coach, Matt Lubick, would also share offensive coordinator duties with Jonathan Smith, it was a bit of a head-scratcher. Brock Huard of 710 ESPN Seattle sees several...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Washington OLB Joe Mathis

From now until the 2017 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago

Pac-12 return for Matt Lubick is coach's 4th job in 3 months

SEATTLE (AP) Matt Lubick has returned to the Pac-12 at Washington, the assistant coach's fourth job in three months after brief stops at two other Power Five conference teams since the end of last season. Washington coach Chris Petersen on Wednesday announced the addition of Lubick to his staff as wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator. Lubick spent the past four seasons...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies hire Matt Lubick as co-offensive coordinator, WR coach

Chris Petersen’s coaching staff at Washington has added Matt Lubick as co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach, the school confirmed Wednesday. Lubick has had a busy last year. After serving as Oregon’s passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach from 2013 through 2015, he moved up to the Ducks’ OC job in 2016. Oregon moved on from head coach Mark Helfrich...
Via MyNorthwest.com
4 days ago

Matt Lubick Joins Washington For His Fourth Job In Three Months

These coaches ain’t loyal. For the fourth time in three months, Matt Lubick is set to take a new job. In a statement released by the Washington Huskies football program, it was announced that Lubick will join the staff as the team’s wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator. “I am excited to add Matt to our coaching staff,” Washington head coach Chris Petersen said...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago

WATCH: THE PURSUIT SEASON 3: EPISODE 8: SEASON FINALE

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Via Washington Huskies Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Cornerback Sidney Jones

Cornerback Sidney Jones is one of several players from this year’s Washington Huskies team that will be NFL players.  Four of them will be in the 2017 NFL Draft. As a freshman, cornerback Sidney Jones started in almost all of the games (12 out of 13).  In his sophomore season, he was named to the […] 2017 NFL Draft Profile: Cornerback Sidney Jones - The Jet Press - The Jet...
Via The Jet Press
5 days ago

Romar's future at Washington could be tied to recruits

SEATTLE (AP) On a recent Wednesday night at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Michael Porter Jr. walked out of the locker room with a security detail at his side, pausing only momentarily for a photograph with a fan in a purple Washington hat who had found his way into the hallway behind the court. Porter had just put on yet another show as the nation's No. 1 high school recruit for the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Spotlight: WR John Ross invited to NFL combine

Image courtesy of seahawks.com SSU Spotlight: WR John Ross invited to NFL combine Often labelled the “fastest wide receiver in football,” Washington Husky wide receiver John Ross will be headed to the NFL combine. He will head to Indianapolis with watchful eyes all bout him. Although he missed the 2015 season due to injury, 2016 was a monster season that saw him score 19 total...
Via Seattle Side Up!
8 days ago

Husky Coaches Host Junior Day

Huskies Hosting Top Junior Wideout This weekend Husky coaches are hosting some local visitors along with a huge (literally) wide receiver target. Below are some notable visitors this weekend from junior day (note: it's not an all encompassing list): Marquis Spiker a 4 star wideout out of Murrieta Valley HS, CA. He is one of the top California wideouts and has offers from the likes...
Via UW Dawg Pound
8 days ago

Should Malik Dime play Senior Night?

The correct answer is yes Lorenzo Romar was noncommittal when asked about the status of Malik Dime for Saturday’s final home game against Arizona. Dime was suspended indefinitely when he went Three Stooges on Colorado Buffalo fans mouthing off. Romar told the media that it will be a game day decision. Obviously, he is disappointed of Dime’s actions at Colorado. Dime also...
Via UW Dawg Pound
9 days ago

SSU Spotlight: DT Elijah Qualls invited to the NFL Combine

Image courtesy of the pressdemocrat.com SSU Spotlight: DT Elijah Qualls invited to the NFL Combine Six foot-one 321lb Elijah Qualls has been the anchor of the Washington Huskies defensive line these last couple years. Coming into his own in 2016, he became “the man” to disrupt opponents all season long. He made waves in 2015 as he enjoyed a breakout season earlier as a replacement...
Via Seattle Side Up!
9 days ago

Washington LB Psalm Wooching To Pursue Rugby Career

The Washington Huskies had a great season in 2016. They appeared in their first College Football Playoff and nearly made it interesting against Alabama in their semi-final matchup. With the season now over, and with most players shifting their attention to the endless number of workouts and showcases intended to prove their worth to NFL scouts, Psalm Wooching won’t play ball. Well...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago

An NFL prospect decided to quit football for rugby

Washington Huskies outside linebacker Psalm Wooching is an NFL draft prospect some thought would be drafted late. Well, teams can draft him, but he probably won’t play for them, because he’s switching to rugby. The short version: Wooching is giving up football to play rugby full-time, with the goal of playing in the next Olympics. Choosing rugby over football? Interesting choice...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Graham scores 29 as Arizona State tops Washington 83-81

SEATTLE (AP) Torian Graham scored 29 points and Arizona State won consecutive conference games for the first time this season with an 83-81 victory over Washington on Thursday night. Tra Holder added 21 points and Shannon Evans II had 13 for the Sun Devils (13-14, 6-8 in Pac-12). Graham finished 12-of-23 shooting, adding five rebounds. Markelle Fultz scored 19 points on 7-of...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Graham scores 29 as Sun Devils edge Huskies

SEATTLE -- Torian Graham scored 29 points and Arizona State won consecutive conference games for the first time this season with an 83-81 victory over Washington on Thursday night. Tra Holder added 21 points and Shannon Evans II had 13 for the Sun Devils (13-14, 6-8 in Pac-12). Graham finished 12-of-23 shooting, adding five rebounds. Markelle Fultz scored 19 points on 7-of-16 shooting...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Graham scores 29 as Arizona State tops Huskies 83-81

BY MATT PENTZ Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Torian Graham scored 29 points and Arizona State won consecutive conference games for the first time this season with an 83-81 victory over Washington on Thursday night. Tra Holder added 21 points and Shannon Evans II had 13 for the Sun Devils (13-14, 6-8 in Pac-12). Graham finished 12-of-23 shooting, adding five rebounds. Markelle...
Via MyNorthwest.com
10 days ago

SSU Spotlight: CB Kevin King heads to the NFL Combine

image courtesy of rivals.com SSU Spotlight: CB Kevin King heads to the NFL Combine With other famous names on the 2016 Washington Huskies, corner back Kevin King gets a little lost in the shuffle when it comes to the NFL draft. But he should garner a lot of attention from fans, because I guarantee that he is getting it a lot of looks in by scouts. At 6’3, 192lb, Kevin King is...
Via Seattle Side Up!
10 days ago

12 in ‘16: Jake Browning’s precision thrusts the Washington Huskies into the national spotlight

The sophomore quarterback creates Heisman buzz and elevates his team into the playoff hunt Editor’s Note: The individuals, games, and plays that made up the character of the 2016 season are the reason for the 12 for ‘16 series. This isn’t a countdown. Rather, we are talking about what we were talking about in 2016. Enjoy. 2016 Washington Husky Football: Whew, that was...
Via UW Dawg Pound
10 days ago

Washington's Fultz likely game time decision vs. Arizona St

SEATTLE (AP) Washington star freshman Markelle Fultz will likely be a game-time decision when the Huskies play Thursday night against Arizona State. He sat out the past two games with a sore knee. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar said Wednesday that Fultz is feeling better and has been doing a little more in practice every day this week. But Romar reiterated that Fultz has not been...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Husky Roundball Roundup: Horrific season continues as back-to-back losses show UW is not ready for prime-time

image courtesy of thenewstribune.com Husky Roundball Roundup: Horrific season continues as back-to-back losses show UW is not ready for prime-time The Washington Huskies (9-16, 2-11) drop to 11th place in the Pac-12 as they drop back to back games vs the Colorado Buffaloes (14-11, 5-8) and the Utah Utes (17-8, 8-5) this weekend. With double-digit losses to both teams, this Husky...
Via Seattle Side Up!
12 days ago

Washington softball upsets No. 1 Oklahoma in final day of Puerto Vallarta Challenge

The No. 13 Washington Huskies softball team upset top-ranked and reigning national champion Oklahoma on the final day of the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge, 1-0. Against the Sooners, Washington’s Taylor Van Zee gave the Huskies the lead in the second inning with a solo home run. After that, the Huskies defense clamped down and precented the Sooners from scoring the the last...
Via Excelle Sports
14 days ago

Washington Football Lands Four-Star WR Austin Osborne

The Washington Huskies continue to reel in recruits to bolster their football program. A week after signing day for the class of 2017, the Huskies reeled in an ESPN 300 recruit for next season. On Friday, Austin Osborne, a four-star receiver from Mission Viejo, California, took to social media to announce he has committed to the program for its Class of 2018. Osborne announced his...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago
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