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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington WR leaves team, says he is 'in a dark place'

Isaiah Renfro, a sophomore, has announced his decision to leave the Washington football team as he deals with depression and anxiety. Renfro, saying he’s been “in a dark place” made the tough announcement via his Twitter account, detailing his struggles and thanking his coaches and teammates for their support. Been debating on posting this but this is me taking steps in...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington WR Isaiah Renfro leaves team, opens up about depression

Washington Huskies wide receiver Isaiah Renfro made a move Sunday night that would make even the biggest, strongest, manliest-man sweat with nerves; he admitted to suffering from depression publicly by posting a heartfelt confession on Twitter. The 6-foot-1, 206 pound Los Angeles native was a four-star recruit out of high school, committing a majority of his time to the gridiron...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: The Opening Comes to Town

The Opening came to town this weekend and a few Washington commits and targets were among the top performers. We have those stories and much more in today's recruiting roundup. Washington picked up a commitment from OLB Ariel Ngata this week and Dawgman's Chris Fetters breaks down what the Huskies are getting in Ngata and how his commitment impacts the 2017 class. Ngata spoke...
Via UW Dawg Pound
2 days ago

Washington Receives Commitment from Three-Star Outside Linebacker Ariel Ngata

Washington has landed the commitment of one of the top edge rushers in the West. One of the top pass rushers on the West Coast has announced his commitment and it's great news for Husky fans. 3-star OLB Ariel Ngata (6'4", 215 lbs.) out of Folsom (Calif.) High School has given his pledge to the Dawgs. A little earlier than expected but proud to announce that I have COMITTED...
Via UW Dawg Pound
5 days ago

UW hires Jen Cohen as new Athletic Director

After a four month search, the University of Washington has made interim AD Jen Cohen its permanent Athletic Director UW announced Tuesday that Jen Cohen, the school's interim Athletic Director, has been officially promoted to the permanent AD position. A Tacoma native and University of Washington employee since 1998, Cohen became the temporary Athletic Director in January when...
Via UW Dawg Pound
7 days ago

Dots: Michael Porter Jr. Releases Top 5 List

One of Washington's top prep basketball targets has released his top 5 list. We have that story and many more in today's Dots. Football Dots Sports On Earth's Matt Brown says that it's time for college football fans to believe the Husky hype. 3-star OLB target Ariel Ngata announced that he will be making his college decision this Thursday with Washington and Oregon making...
Via UW Dawg Pound
7 days ago

Washington Huskies: Exclusive Interview with RB Sean McGrew

Sean McGrew is a key part of the Washington Huskies’ 2016 recruiting class and is set to make an impact on his new team immediately. He may not be hyped up as one of the top recruits in the entire class, but the Huskies believe that he will end up being a star at the NCAA level. Last season at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, California, McGrew showed why fans and the...
Via This Given Sunday
20 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Tight End Hunter Bryant Commits To Home State Washington Huskies

Washington has landed one of the best players in its backyard, and one of the top tight ends in the entire country. Four-star Hunter Bryant out of Bellevue’s Eastside Catholic High School announced his commitment to the Huskies in a long note on Twitter. #AllGloryToGod pic.twitter.com/JSj5rCbHUy — Hunter Bryant (@blackbeast88) April 23, 2016 247Sports ranks Bryant No. 7 among...
Via College Spun
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington freshmen Murray, Chriss declare for NBA draft

SEATTLE — Washington freshmen Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray both declared for the NBA draft Wednesday and will hire agents, ending their college careers after one season and issuing a blow to the Huskies hopes of getting back to the NCAA Tournament next year.The decision by both players was announced by the school and was not a surprise considering both are projected to...
Via Associated Press
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Anderew Andrews earns First Team All-Pac 12 and the status of UW Hero

image courtesy of gohuskies.com Under-appreciated Andrew Andrews is a hero to UW Huskies.  The Senior guard and the captain is wrapping up his career with an All-Pac 12 appearance.  One hopes that Andrews can get an appearance in the NCAA tournament as he deserves. image courtesy of seattletimes.com Andrews finished the regular-season as the Pac-12 scoring leader averaging 21...
Via Seattle Side Up!
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Romar: Stephen Thompson traveled on 3-pointer

Washington Huskies head coach Lorenzo Romar complained after a buzzer-beating loss in Corvallis Wednesday that Stephen Thompson Jr. traveled on his last-second shot to sink the Huskies. Washington was leading 81-79 in the final seconds when Thompson took the ball, dribbled up the court, and launched a 3-pointer to win the game 82-81 at the buzzer. After the game, Romar said Thompson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out

SEATTLE (AP) The Washington Huskies are having renewed success this season and sit in fourth place in the Pac-12 despite having 40 players foul out in 23 games. That's the most in the country and not by a small margin. The next closest is Northern Colorado with 23. And the Huskies are starting to tread into record territory. According to STATS, only two other teams in the past...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

University of Washington Football: Class of 2016 Signing Day Breakdown

Seattletimes.com Chris Petersen’s 3rd University of Washington Husky football recruiting class may be his smallest, but there is a lot of talent coming to Montlake in the form of eight 4-Star signees and a collection of 3-Stars. Speed and versatility are the dominant strengths of this class. Despite not being able to sign the state’s top prospect (5-Star QB Jacob Eason is heading...
Via Seattle Side Up!
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington Picks Up Surprising Commitment From 4-Star Cornerback Byron Murphy

Arizona State was considered the favorite to land Scottsdale’s Byron Murphy, a four-star cornerback from Saguaro High School. Instead, he’ll be heading North to play for the Washington Huskies. Murphy made his decision during a ceremony today. Saguaro four-star Byron Murphy, the No. 1 ranked recruit in Arizona’s 2016 class by Scout, has committed to Washington. — SunDevilSource...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington RB Myles Gaskin Bashes His Way Through A Couple Tackles For A Touchdown

Beating their hated rival--Washington State--made the season for the Washington Huskies, but it sure would be nice for the team to win its bowl game and finish the season with a winning record. For that to happen the Huskies need a lot of things to go right, but one of them will be for running back Myles Gaskin to get going early.With the first half winding down he only has 11 yards...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Washington Vs. Southern Miss Heart Of Dallas Bowl Online (Live Stream)

Can the Washington Huskies possibly stop the Southern Miss Golden Eagles’ explosive offense? The 9-4 Golden Eagles took home the Conference USA West division title this season, averaging 520 yards and 40 points per game. Washington on the other hand rallied to win its final two games of the season, including rival Washington State, then ranked No. 20 in the nation. At 6-6, they...
Via NESN.com
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

2018 4-star QB Jacob Sirmon commits to Washington

Jacob Sirmon is a four-star quarterback prospect in the 2018 college football recruiting class. That may seem like a long ways away, but he has already chosen where he wants to play his college football career. According to Sirmon on Twitter, he will take his talents to the Washington Huskies. So excited to have officially committed to UDUB! Can't wait to play as a Husky! #GoDawgs...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Huskies WR Brayden Lenius Makes Catch Of The Year Candidate Against USC

The odds were definitely against Washington beating USC Thursday night, but thanks to some great defense and enough offense the Huskies were able to overcome the odds to earn the win. One of the offensive plays could end up being one of the best catches of the year. I'm talking about the one Washington's Brayden Lenius made over one of the USC defenders.Well done. Well done indeed...
Via FatManWriting
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Uses Trick Play To Get Lead Over USC Thursday Night

Going in to Thursday night's game against No. 17 USC the Washington Huskies were just 2-2 so it was easy to overlook how good they might be. However, both losses were to quality teams (Boise State and Cal) and by less than a touchdown. With that in mind it should not come as surprising that the Huskies were able to pull out the upset win over the Trojans, 17-12.Thanks to a defense...
Via FatManWriting
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington scores against USC with trick play

The Washington Huskies have the USC Trojans (No. 17) on upset alert on Thursday night, thanks to some stellar defense and a trick play that resulted in a touchdown. After USC fumbled the ball in their own territory, Huskies head coach Chris Petersen rolled the dice on a trick play that worked to perfection. Quarterback Jake Browning lateraled the ball to receiver Marvin Hall,...
Via Sportsnaut
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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
September 01, 2015  |  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
August 25, 2015  |  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
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Dogg’s son kicked off Washington for disciplinary reasons

By Larry Brown. It’s been a bad run recently for the football-playing sons of famous rappers. Naijiel Hale, the son of late rapper Nate Dogg, was kicked off the Washington Huskies football program, coach Chris Petersen announced Friday. “Unfortunately, that always happens. Naijiel’s been dismissed from our program,” Petersen said via The Seattle Times. “We need to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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