WASHINGTON HUSKIES NEWS

Grambling St.-Washington Preview

Washington squeaked past a respectable mid-major opponent in its last game to establish its top start in nine seasons. Extending the season-opening run seems far more certain. The 16th-ranked Huskies welcome Grambling State to Seattle on Wednesday night looking to add to the Tigers' substantial road struggles. Washington (8-0) had quite a scare in Sunday's 81-77 home win over Eastern...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 Washington rallies to defeat Eastern Washington

  Nigel Williams-Goss and Darin Johnson hit 3-pointers in the final 1:16 to cap a big comeback and No. 17 Washington beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday night. Robert Upshaw led Washington with a career-high 21 points and added nine rebounds and six blocks. Williams-Goss had 19 points and Andrew Andrews 18 for the Huskies (8-0). Eastern Washington (8-2) led by double-digits...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 Washington stays undefeated with late rally

SEATTLE (AP) Nigel Williams-Goss and Darin Johnson hit 3-pointers in the final 1:16 to cap a big comeback and No. 17 Washington beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday night. Robert Upshaw led Washington with a career-high 21 points and added nine rebounds and six blocks. Williams-Goss had 19 points and Andrew Andrews 18 for the Huskies (8-0). Eastern Washington (8-2) led by double...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington defense clamps down on No. 13 San Diego State

  Nigel Williams-Goss scored 15 points, and Washington held No. 13 San Diego State to a school record for fewest points in the Huskies' 49-36 win on Sunday. Andrew Andrews added 13 points as Washington (7-0) posted just its second win over a ranked opponent since 2011. San Diego State (6-2) shot only 20.4 percent. It was the lowest shooting percentage for the Aztecs dating to 1996...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington's Danny Shelton With the Pre-Snap Barrel Roll Prior to Flattening Washington State's QB

For senior Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton the goals for his final Apple Cup were probably two things: (1) win of course and (2) sack the quarterback. Next to winning the thing interior defensive lineman love most is the sack. It is the stack that speaks to every lineman's desire to prove his dominance over his opponent.By time the game ended Saturday night Shelton met...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies at Washington State Cougars: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the battle for bragging rights in Washington will take place when the Washington Huskies travel to take on the Washington State Cougars. Washingotn (7-5) enters this game unranked thanks largely to a 3-5 record in conference play while Washington State (3-8) has long been written off this year. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning...
Via Tireball.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's quirky DT Shelton ready for finale

SEATTLE (AP) Washington's Danny Shelton can sometimes be the biggest, meanest, most intimidating presence on the field. His ability to cause havoc as a defensive tackle is why many are expecting the senior to get picked early in the NFL draft. Yet what will teammates remember about Shelton as he gets ready to play the final regular-season game of his career Saturday night against...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies prep for Apple Cup vs. Washington St

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen had barely sat down Monday when he started getting peppered with questions about coaching in his first Apple Cup. Petersen at least wanted a moment to recognize what the Huskies accomplished over the weekend, becoming bowl eligible and taking some of the stress out of his first matchup with Washington State. ''Does anyone not have any...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon State Beavers at Washington Huskies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Pac-12 schools who have struggled in conference play this season will face off against one another on Saturday when the Oregon State Beavers visit the Washington Huskies. Oregon State (5-5) and Washington (6-5) are both just 2-5 in Pac-12 play this year. Coverage of the game between these two will air on the Pac-12 Network beginning at 10:30 pm ET from Husky Stadium in Seattle...
Via Tireball.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen stands behind late clock management

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen was still sticking with his chart two days after a disputed decision to run one more play late against Arizona backfired on the Huskies. Deontae Cooper's fumble on first down with 1:33 left led to No. 15 Arizona's field goal on the final play for a 27-26 victory that handed the Huskies their fifth loss against a ranked team this...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Washington’s Kendyl Taylor Makes An Awesome One-Handed Catch Against Arizona

Arizona had a huge win against Oregon earlier in the season and is one of a number of Pac-12 programs in the Top 25, but the Wildcats are getting a game today from Washington. UW sophomore wide receiver Kendyl Taylor helped matters for the Huskies with this fantastic one-handed grab. Taylor and the Huskies have a 10-7 lead in Tuscon with over nine minutes left in the second...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nine Washington Football Players Get Stuck In Elevator

Prior to their game against the Arizona Wildcats, 9 Washington Huskies were stuck in a hotel elevator after it broke down. The Tuscon Fire Department came and got them out, but I’m not sure what they were thinking stuffing 9 huge guys into an elevator. [Lost Lettermen] The post Nine Washington Football Players Get Stuck In Elevator appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kemp Jr. helps Washington beat SC State 77-59

SEATTLE (AP) Sean Kemp, Jr. scored 17 points to lead the University of Washington Huskies to a 77-59 win against South Carolina State in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. Kemp's size was just too much for the Bulldogs, as the 6-foot-9 senior forward overpowered South Carolina State inside to shoot 8 for 13 from the floor, including a couple of dunks, to go with...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 Wildcats' offense tested by Husky defense

Back on the winning track, No. 17 Arizona and its prolific offense face a test Saturday from the sturdy defense of the Washington Huskies. ''They have a front seven that is as good as any in the country,'' Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez said. ''They might have two or three of them being first-round picks. It's a great challenge and I think our kids will see that.'' Arizona (7-2, 4...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Huskie at Arizona Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Washington Huskies and Arizona Wildcats will face off against one another in a match-up of Pac-12 schools. No. 14 Arizona (7-2) and Washington (6-4) each will be looking for the win in this one. Coverage of thi game will air on FOX beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Arizona Stadium in Tucson, AZ. The Odds: The Arizona Wildcats are 9 point favorites against the Washington...
Via Tireball.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Arizona’s Rich Rodriguez Happy When Washington Hired Chris Petersen? “Hell No”

Rich Rodriguez, thankfully for us, does not have much of a filter when speaking to the media.  Today, the Arizona football coach is meeting with reporters to preview his team’s game against Washington. The No. 14-ranked Wildcats are set to host the Huskies at Arizona Stadium. Arizona remains alive in the chase for the Pac-12 South title.  Washington is led by a first-year coach...
Via College Spun
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington should get defensive boost at Arizona

SEATTLE (AP) Washington's defense seemed on the verge of being depleted but is about to get a bit of a reprieve. The Huskies will get a boost in the form of defensive end Hau'oli Kikaha and linebacker Shaq Thompson when they travel to face No. 17 Arizona on Saturday. Washington (6-4, 2-4 Pac-12) has lost six straight on the road against the Arizona schools and hasn't...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington QB Cyler Miles Should Have Stayed Down After This Hit

There is tough and than there is tough. Washington quarterback Cyler Miles is neither--because the man is on a whole other plane of  toughness! Most human would have taken a moment or two before getting off the turf after getting laid out worse than a buffet table at a fat guy convention (because they have those you know).What does Miles do? He hops right up and goes back to the...
Via FatManWriting
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington mocks Myles Jack’s finger licking TD celebration (Video)

Long before the Washington Huskies were blown out by UCLA at home on Saturday, one player decided to do a little smack-talking. Following a Cyler Miles touchdown run to make it 14-10 Bruins in the second quarter — the closest margin of the entire game — a Huskies player ran by by the FOX TV...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Washington Huskies CB Marcus Peters go undrafted?

The NFL is changing, because teams do not want to deal with the drama of a player getting in trouble. A matter of fact a former scout said this on twitter, about recently dismissed CB Marcus Peters. @JohnMiddlekauff: Talked to 3 NFL teams that said newly dismissed Washington CB Marcus Peters would not be on […] The post Could Washington Huskies CB Marcus Peters go undrafted? appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington dismisses top CB Marcus Peters

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen has dismissed standout cornerback Marcus Peters from the program just two days before the Huskies face No. 18 UCLA. The school confirmed the dismissal on Thursday morning. Peters was the only upperclassman starter in Washington's young secondary, which now could have two true freshmen starting at cornerback Saturday against the Bruins...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Washington standout CB Peters dismissed from program

Washington's standout junior cornerback Marcus Peters has been dismissed from the program, according to a report by The Seattle Times. Citing sources, the Times reports that the cornerback got into an argument with an assistant coach during practice on Wednesday, the so-called last straw after a series of run-ins with the new coaching staff. He reportedly also argued with coaches...
Via Fox Sports
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UW CB Marcus Peters Dismissed From Team For Arguing With Coaches

Head coach Chris Peterson dismissed star cornerback Marcus Peters from the team today following him getting into an argument with an assistant coach. Marcus Peters, the Huskies’ standout junior cornerback, has been dismissed from the program, multiple sources have told The Seattle Times. Peters got into an argument with an assistant coach during practice Wednesday, a source said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Thompson expected to get start at RB for Huskies

SEATTLE (AP) Shaq Thompson's performance as a running back for Washington against Colorado didn't get him a Pac-12 player of the week nod. It was good enough that Thompson is expected to get a third straight start at running back when the Huskies host No. 18 UCLA on Saturday. But it sounds like Thompson won't be limited to just one side of the ball against the Bruins...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington at CU – A Preview

– Washington at Colorado – A Preview – “T.I.P.S.” for perhaps the Buffs’ last game against an unranked opponent this season – The Washington Huskies opened their first season under former Boise State coach Chris Petersen with a 4-0 record and high hopes. Since then, however, Washington has gone 1-3, with losses to three ranked teams. While hopes of a Pac-12 championship...
Via CU at the Game
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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