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Washington-Boise St. Preview

Chris Petersen isn't looking forward to it, but Boise State has had its season opener circled on the calendar for reasons beyond a reunion with its former coach. Petersen's return to Boise will be the focal point when his Washington team meets the 23rd-ranked Broncos on Friday night to resume a growing rivalry he's previously spent entirely on the opposite side. After taking Boise...
Via AP on Fox
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Washington head coach Chris Petersen expects return to Boise State to be awkward

Washington head coach Chris Petersen still has a ton of friends in Boise. After all, he was a coach at Boise State for over a decade. Now, as he prepares his Huskies to face off against the Broncos, he calls the matchup against his old team “awkward.”It has to be awkward for Petersen. When he takes his Huskies to Boise, he will be in the visiting locker room, walking the opposing...
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Washingon releases 1st episode in Season 2 of ‘The Pursuit’

The Washington Huskies are ringing in the new college football season  the best way they possibly could. With a new season of “The Pursuit.” Season 2 of the award-winning sports series kicked off on Monday with its first episode being posted to YouTube. The second installment of the show follows a successful first run which gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look of Huskies...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen says blue turf not an advantage for Boise State

While some college football fans believe the Boise State Broncos have a competitive advantage due to their blue uniforms and blue field, former head coach Chris Petersen doesn't buy that theory. “I think it’s always the guys in the blue uniforms that created the problems,” Petersen said of the advantage, according to Adam Jude of The Seattle Times.The hype leading up to Petersen...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen makes QB decision, won't announce until opener

Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen has made a decision regarding his starting quarterback for the team's first game against Boise State on Sept. 4. However, Petersen will not announce the name of his starter until gameday.“We just really don’t think it’s an advantage to us to tell you our strategy right now at that position,” Petersen said, according to Adam Jude...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games of Washington's College Football Schedule in 2015

A very difficult schedule awaits a young and rebuilding Washington footall team, under the direction of second year head coach Chris Petersen. With...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies still indecisive at QB, will reveal Friday

Former head coach of the Boise State Broncos (2006-2013), Washington second-year coach Chris Petersen has expressed a three-way interest at the quarterback position to take the field this Friday against his former university. Although imparting on a policy of privacy, Petersen also states that “…naming a starter doesn’t help us a whole lot.” Yet rather, fellow PAC-12 members...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington coach won't announce starting QB until opener

SEATTLE -- Washington coach Chris Petersen is keeping his starting quarterback a secret until taking the field for Friday night's season opener at No. 23 Boise State. Petersen said Sunday the Huskies decided the best move for their program was withholding the name of their starting quarterback, in part to limit distractions heading into the opener. Junior Jeff Lindquist, redshirt...
Via AP on Fox
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Washington keeps starting QB quiet until opener at Boise St

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen is keeping his starting quarterback a secret until taking the field for Friday night's season opener at No. 23 Boise State. Petersen said Sunday the Huskies decided the best move for their program was withholding the name of their starting quarterback, in part to limit distractions heading into the opener. Junior Jeff Lindquist, redshirt...
Via AP on Fox
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Veteran guard leaves Washington Huskies

The Washington Huskies will have only two scholarship players from the 2014-15 season on the roster next season, as rising senior wing Quevyn Winters has decided not to return to the team and will end his basketball career. Winters’ decision was announced via a statement from the university, which was reported by Scott Phillips of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk. In 27 games...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A return to Boise roots for Washington coach Chris Petersen

The Harris Ranch neighborhood sits about five miles from campus, off a road that continues into the foothills and the popular Lucky Peak reservoir. This is where Chris Petersen decided to put down roots. Those roots were not just isolated to the area a short drive - or jog for avid runner Petersen - from the blue football field he helped launch into prominence in 13 years as a resident...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Falsely imprisoned four-star RB to play for Hawaii in 2015

Melvin Davis has had a lot to overcome to get back into the good graces of the collegiate football world. The four-star running back ran into a bit of legal trouble just before he was going to play for the Washington Huskies. He quickly saw his world crash down around him. In the summer of 2011, Davis was arrested in Los Angeles after authorities alleged he had been an accomplice...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Washington Huskies ‘DawgWagon’ Tailgate RV — $2,500

It has its own Facebook page!
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Washington coach speaks for first time since Ukwuachu sentence

SEATTLE -- Washington coach Chris Petersen has declined to expand on his statement from last week regarding the transfer of Sam Ukwuachu from Boise State to Baylor when Petersen was the Broncos' head coach. Petersen spoke with reporters Tuesday for the first time since Ukwuachu was found guilty on sexual assault charges. The 22-year-old Ukwuachu was sentenced to six months in jail...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No timeline for Huskies QB decision, may play two QB's against Boise State

The Washington Huskies open up their 2015 season in just a matter of days; however, it seems like head coach Chris Petersen is in no rush to name a starting quarterback.Adam Jude of The Seattle Times reported on Tuesday that Petersen said there was no decision on the QB situation and there is no timeline for that decision, either.However, according to Jude, Petersen did float the...
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Chris Petersen declines to elaborate on Ukwuachu situation

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen has declined to expand on his statement from last week regarding the transfer of Sam Ukwuachu from Boise State to Baylor when Petersen was the Broncos' head coach. Petersen spoke with reporters Tuesday for the first time since Ukwuachu was found guilty on sexual assault charges. The 22-year-old Ukwuachu was sentenced to six months in...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

4-star G Daejon Davis commits to play for Washington

The Washington Huskies haven’t had a highly competitive basketball program for awhile, but they are working to get back to being a contender. One piece of that puzzle has been picked up in their 2017 recruiting class in the form of four-star combo guard Daejon Davis. Davis announced his decision to commit to the Huskies on Twitter. I am excited and blessed to announce I will be...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen declines to elaborate on Ukwuachu situation

SEATTLE — Washington coach Chris Petersen has declined to expand on his statement from last week regarding the transfer of Sam Ukwuachu from Boise State to Baylor when Petersen was the Broncos' head c
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
8 days ago

Chris Petersen declines to elaborate on Ukwuachu situation (copy)

SEATTLE — Washington coach Chris Petersen has declined to expand on his statement from last week regarding the transfer of Sam Ukwuachu from Boise State to Baylor when Petersen was the Broncos' head c
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
8 days ago

Details of Sam Ukwuachu’s last days at BSU revealed

Following Baylor defensive lineman Sam Ukwuachu’s rape conviction this week, a hot topic of conversation has been just what information Bears coach Art Briles received from former Boise State coach Chris Petersen, for whom Ukwuachu played before being dismissed from the program in spring 2013. Briles claims that he had no idea Ukwuachu had such a violent past while Petersen, now...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star SG Markelle Fultz commits to Washington

Class of 2016 five-star shooting guard Markelle Fultz, out of Maryland’s DeMatha Catholic High School, near Washington, DC, has committed to the Washington Huskies. Christian Caple of the Tacoma News-Tribune reported Fultz’s decision on Twitter. 5-star shooting guard Markelle Fultz (Dematha Catholic HS) just committed to Washington. — Christian Caple (@ChristianCaple) August...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Peterson Responds To Art Briles’ Statements, Says He “Thoroughly Apprised” Briles On Ukwuachu’s Situation

It didn’t take long for former Boise State head coach and current Washington head coach Chris Peterson to respond to Art Briles’ statements regarding his recruitment of Sam Ukwuachu, who was found guilty of sexual assault on Thursday.  Early Friday morning, Briles responded to the situation that has been gaining traction over the last 24 hours.  Art Briles emphatically denied...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies' 'don't have a solid five' on offensive line right now

The Washington Huskies knew they were going to have issues on the offensive line this season. However, when their most experienced lineman, Dexter Charles, was forced to retire earlier this week, the Huskies plans took a major hit.“It’s a hard day,” UW coach Chris Petersen said of Charles' injury, according to Adam Jude of The Seattle Times. “It’s a hard day for him. It’s...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaydon Mickens ready to lead Washington's offense

Senior WR Jaydon Mickens doesn't have the time or the patience for Washington's "rebuilding" process. He wants to win and he wants to win now.“We’re not about to be mediocre,” the senior receiver yelled at teammates, according to Percy Alen of The Seattle Times. “Pick it up! Everybody! Now!”Mickens, who led the Huskies in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns last...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Washington Huskies Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Washington Huskies are looking for a better finish than 2014, when they lost their bowl game to Oklahoma State. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Washington’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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