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Chris Petersen speaks about going back to Boise State

Eight years and eight seasons. That is how long Chris Petersen served as the head coach for Boise State. Now head coach of the Washington Huskies, Petersen will be going back to Boise for the first since leaving. At Boise State, Petersen complied a 92-12 record, with two unbeaten seasons in 2006 and 2009. He is also the only two-time winner of the Paul Bryant Award, also coming...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen: 'It's harder' to recruit at Washington than Boise State

In speaking with the Pac-12 media on Thursday, Washington head coach Chris Petersen cracked some early jokes to break the ice. He started his session by saying, "Don't be shy. Should I ask you questions? What do you think it's going to be like in Boise?"While Petersen may have had a little fun at his own expense, when it comes to recruiting at Washington, he didn't hold back as he...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen: 'We don't know' who our QB is yet

The Washington Huskies are prepared for a battle at the quarterback position this spring. The battle will take place between three quarterbacks: K.J. Carta-Samuels, Jeff Lindquist and Jake Browning. While it may seem like Lindquist is the leader in the clubhouse, mostly due to his in-game experience, head coach Chris Petersen made it clear that the job is very much open.In speaking...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies get commitments from 2016 CB Kentrell Love, OT Nick Harris

While Chris Petersen may have taken the stage at Pac-12 Media Days, it's clear that his coaching staff was focused on recruiting.The Huskies nabbed two 2016 commitments on Thursday. The first came from 3-star cornerback Kentrell Love. The second from offensive lineman Nick Harris.Love, a 6'2" cornerback from Centennial High School outside of Los Angeles, confirmed him commitment...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

'In an ideal world' QB Tony Rodriguez will redshirt, says Washington coach Chris Peterson

Washington head coach Chris Petersen spoke at Pac-12 Media Days in Los Angeles on Thursday and said that junior college transfer QB Tony Rodriguez will likely redshirt in 2015.When asked about Washington's QB situation and Rodriguez's place in that competition, Peterson said, "In an ideal world, Tony red-shirts. In an ideal world. He just got here. We're trying to figure out how...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen on facing Boise State as Washington head coach.

Chris Petersen. Image via FOX News. Sept. 4 will mark a sort of homecoming for Washington head coach Chris Petersen. The Huskies will travel to Boise State, where Petersen coached from 2006-2013, to open the 2015 season against the Broncos.Taking his turn through the ESPN Pac-12 Car Wash, Petersen described his mixed feelings toward returning to the infamous blue turf where he made...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskies Land 3-star TE Jacob Kizer

The Washington Huskies have added a commitment from 2016 3-star tight end Jacob Kizer. Kizer, a tight end/defensive end from West Salem (Ore.) High School, committed to the Huskies on Saturday afternoon.According to Scout.com, Kizer is 6'5" and 240 pounds. Kizer is the seventh member of the Huskies 2016 class. He chose Washington over offers from Oregon State, Washington State and...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UW Football: A tale of Four Quarterbacks, K.J. Carta-Samuels

      With the retirement of Cyler Miles and transfer of Troy Williams, the Huskies will have four quarterbacks who come into the 2015 season with a chance to win the starting job: Jeff Lindquist, Junior (for a preview of Lindquist click here) Tony Rodriguez, JUCO Transfer (for a preview of Rodriguez click here) K.J. Carta-Samuels, Redshirt Freshman Jake Browning, Freshman...
Via Seattle Side Up!
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington LB Drew Lewis dismissed from team

Washington Huskies linebacker and redshirt freshman Drew Lewis has been dismissed from the program for what is only being called a “violation of team rules.” John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported Lewis’ dismissal, which was initially reported via a short statement from the university. Lewis was expected to play on special teams this season. Prior to joining...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UW Football: A Tale of four Quarterbacks, a Preview of Tony Rodriguez

With the retirement of Cyler Miles and transfer of Troy Williams, the Huskies will have four quarterbacks who come into the 2015 season with a chance to win the job:   Jeff Lindquist Junior (for a preview of Lindquist click here) Tony Rodriguez JUCO Transfer K.J. Carta-Samuels Redshirt freshman Jake Browning Freshman Today we preview Tony Rodriguez. In June, head Coach Chris...
Via Seattle Side Up!
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Petersen, Patterson, Purple, Perseverance: Can Washington Follow TCU’s Path?

One team is coached by a Patterson, the other by a Petersen. They’ve both had quarterbacks step away from football, burned out and in need of adjustments beyond the theater of competitive athletics. They’ve both endured ugly off-field incidents and general friction with players who were supposed to be anchors of their defense. They have been forced to endure a lot of adversity...
Via The Student Section
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 41 — Washington

Washington Huskies 2014 Record: 8-6 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will talent compute in wins on the field for Washington? Despite having several players taken in the first few rounds of the NFL draft last season, the individual talent on the field has not translated into team success just yet for Washington. In addition, the Huskies have lost quarterback Cyler Miles before...
Via The Student Section
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Starting QB Cyler Miles Forced to Retire Due to Hip Injury

The Washington Huskies have lost their starting quarterback just a couple months prior to the start of the 2015 season. Cyler Miles, who started 12 games as a third-year sophomore last season, had dealt with hip issues dating back to his high school years. Based largely on the opinion of doctors, the young man decided that extending his playing career just wasn’t worth his long...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington adds JUCO quarterback Tony Rodriguez

The Washington Huskies have added some depth under center. On Tuesday, the Huskies officially announecd that junior college quarterback Tony Rodriguez will be joining the program. “We’re really happy that we were able to find Tony,” head coach Chris Petersen said in a statement, via College Football Talk. “He’ll add an immediate boost to the competition at the quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2015 Preview and Prediction

Chris Petersen’s first order of business in the Pac-12 was to change the culture at Washington. Reworking a locker room’s mentality...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Guard JaQuori McLaughlin De-Commits from UW

Class of 2016 four-star recruit JaQuori McLaughlin is no longer committed to the Washington Huskies and has reopened his recruitment. Percy Allen of the Seattle Times reported the story. A 6’3″, 170 pound point man out of Peninsula High School in Gig Harbor, Washington, McLaughlin hopes to make three or four more school visits and sign a letter of intent in the fall. His father...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 6-Foot-10 Washington Forward Jernard Jarreau Will Transfer To Oklahoma State

According to reports, Oklahoma State has added a solid big man to its front court in Washington transfer Jernard Jarreau. The 6-foot-10, 240 pound forward, who averaged 5.1 points and 4.7 rebounds in over 24 minutes per game for the Huskies, will be able to play right away for Travis Ford’s Pokes, as he is set to graduate this semester from UW. #OKState basketball has landed Washington...
Via College Spun
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Forward Jernard Jarreau is transferring from Washington

Washington is losing Nigel Williams-Goss (transfer), Darin Johnson (transfer), Shawn Kemp Jr. (graduation), Mike Anderson (graduation) and now Lorenzo Romar is losing yet another player from his roster. Junior forward Jernard Jarreau, who will have to sit out a season due to NCAA eligibility rules, will be transferring from the Huskies program after playing 24.3 minutes per game...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington and Chris Petersen's Offseason Uncertainty Grows With Cyler Miles' Absence

Washington coach Chris Petersen was already planning on a quarterback battle this spring, but the outlook for the Huskies’ starting job was...
Via Athlon Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Basketball Center Robert Upshaw Has Been Dismissed From The Team

Washington basketball has gotten off to an up-and-down start this season. After opening the year 11-0, the Huskies lost their next four games, and currently sit at 14-5 with a 3-4 record in the Pac-12. Things won’t be getting easier from here for Lorenzo Romar’s team. Minutes ago, the head coach announced that 7-foot center Robert Upshaw is no longer with the program. UW’s...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Shawn Kemp, Gary Payton Reunite To Watch Sons Play In Seattle (Video)

Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton were together again Thursday on the basketball court, right where they belong. The former Seattle Supersonics teammates reunited to watch their sons face off in a Pac-12 college basketball matchup. Shawn Kemp Jr. plays for the University of Washington, while Gary Payton II suits up for Oregon State, his dad’s alma mater. Two Seattle legends are in the...
Via NESN.com
January 16, 2015  |  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 quarter...
Via College Spun
November 15, 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

Daily double shores up Washington’s post play

Post play has been a bit of a question mark for the Washington Huskies basketball program, and it’s fair to say the question was addressed by the coaching staff on Monday, as Washington added verbal commitments from two prospects. Junior college center Malik Dime picked Washington over Iowa State, and prep school power forward Devenir Duruisseau also ...
Via Hoopniks
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies at Hawaii Warriors: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday night the Washington Huskies and Hawaii Warriors will face off against one another as the 2014 NCAA football season gets underway for both teams. The No. 25 ranked Huskies will be looking to start the season right with a win over the unranked Warriors. Coverage of the contest between Washington and Hawaii will air on the CBS Sports Network beginning at 10:30 pm ET (7...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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