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Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy the Show

A step by step guide on how to remain calm when expectations are high. Minus the step by step. And how to. During the 2015 season, the outlook began with "Wait, we have how many freshmen?" and ended with something like this: via GIPHY Obviously this isn't because 7-6 is that satisfying of a record. But there was clear, tangible evidence that Washington was in the process of turning...
Via UW Dawg Pound
2 days ago

UW’s Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray Both Selected in the First Round of the 2016 NBA Draft

It took nearly the entire round, but the Huskies boast two first-round selections for just the second time in UW history. It was a story of diverging fortunes as two young Husky stars awaited their fate in the 2016 NBA Draft. For PF Marquese Chriss it was a whirlwind. For PG Dejounte Murray it was what might have been. Chriss became UW's eighth first round pick to go drafted in...
Via UW Dawg Pound
3 days ago

Chriss, Murray set for NBA Draft Thursday

Former Dawgs Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray will be in New York to hear Adam Silver call their name at Thursday's NBA Draft. The NBA Draft takes place Thursday night in New York City.  While NBA fans in Seattle no longer have a local interest, Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray should hear their names called on draft night. The duo were invited by the NBA to New York...
Via UW Dawg Pound
4 days ago

Washington RB Myles Gaskin has ‘unbelievable feet’

The Washington Huskies found themselves a special player in Myles Gaskin after he had a terrific true freshman season. It looks like he is garnering all kinds of attention from around the conference and a PAC-12 coach praised him. The coach, who remained anonymous, talked about how special of a player Gaskin has already proven he can be. He told ESPN’s KC Joyner that he has ...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
27 days 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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
May 11, 2016  |  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

Washington's Andrew Andrews scores career-best 47 vs. Wazzu

SEATTLE — Andrew Andrews became the first Washington player to top the 40-point mark since 1969, scoring a career-best 47 points in the final regular season home game of his career and the Huskies beat Washington State 99-91 on Wednesday night.Andrews was honored as the Huskies only senior before the game then provided a memorable exclamation to his career. Andrews scored 20 points...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 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

Preview: UW Huskies up to a Bear of a task as they take on Oakland University

image courtesy of Seattle Times. From left: Dejounte Murray, Matisse Thybulle, Dominic Green, Noah Dickerson, David Crisp, Marquese Chriss, Malik Dime and Devenir Duruisseau.   From Rochester, Michigan come the Oakland Golden Grizzlies (6-3) to invade Hec Ed this Saturday. In show down vs Horizon League powerhouse, the Washington Huskies (7-2) look to extend their four game winning...
Via Seattle Side Up!
December 17, 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

Utah coach says Washington playing 'their best football of the season'

Utah takes on Washington this week, after losing to USC and then struggling vs. Oregon State. Washington is favored by Vegas oddsmakers, despite Utah boasting a 7-1 record compared to Washington's 4-4 record. Washington defeated Arizona 49-3 last week; the Huskies also defeated USC, which is the same team that handed Utah its only loss on the season thus far. Utah head coach Kyle...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 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

Video: Washington Executes Tricky Double Pass To Take Lead Over USC

USC wanted to come out and make a statement in the second half of Thursday night’s game, but Washington beat the Trojans to the punch.  Early in the third quarter, trailing 6-3, Washington quarterback Jake Browning connected with wide receiver Marvin Hall, who found Joshua Perkins streaking into the end zone to give the Huskies the 10-6 lead.  It’s a touchdown! @UW_Football...
Via College Spun
October 08, 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
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