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Draft Profile: Robert Upshaw

Can teams look past the off-court issues and select Robert Upshaw in the first round? TeamWashington YearSophomore PositionCenter Age21 Height7-0 Weight250 Big Board Ranking30 Draft ProjectionLate-first/Early-second round Strengths Elite shot-blocker; was leading the NCAA before his dismissal Double-double threat every night Defensive positioning both on and off ball Shows some...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington's Do-It-All Shaq Thompson Ready to Play Linebacker in the NFL

It's tough enough for a football player to hone his craft at just one position. The University of Washington's Shaq Thompson took on three. The 6-foot, 228-pound California native was
Via Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams dials in

No passing fancy: Vernon Adams will get another crack at the Washington Huskies this October (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Vernon Adams did an extended interview with Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports Radio. He talks about how the Oregon offer came about, how his former teammates reacted to his decision to move on, and what he is doing to get ready for the quarterback competition...
Via The Duck Stops Here
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington DT Danny Shelton Made One Bad Move at the Combine

Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton is expected to be a top-10 pick in the draft. At the Combine he did not do anything to give anyone reason to think differently. The 6'2" 339 pounder was not lightning fast in the 40-yard dash, but for someone his size he did pretty good (5.66). He is more than strong enough (34 repetitions of 225 pounds) to play the position in the NFL.However...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dawgs seek culture change but the petri dish is sucked dry by graduation

 Royce rolls: Royce Freeman pounded the Dawgs for 169 yards on 29 carries and four touchdowns last October, his best day as a Duck–so far (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images). In Chris Petersen’s first year as Washington head coach the Huskies went 8-6, losing to every ranked team they played, then losing 30-22 in the Cactus Bowl versus Oklahoma State to finish the year. Next...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington center Robert Upshaw dismissed from program

  Washington has dismissed center Robert Upshaw, the national leader in blocked shots, from its program for a violation of team rules. Washington coach Lorenzo Romar announced the dismissal Monday afternoon. No other details were given by the school. ''We wish Rob well as he moves forward in his life, and we will do our best to support him in the future,'' Romar said in a statement...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 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

Utah Utes Basketball: What about the Washington?

Time to end the battle against the state of Washington tomorrow night. For a look at Washington Ben Knibbe from the UW Dawg Pound gives us the inside scoop. What are Washington’s expectations for this season?  To begin the season, nobody really knew what to expect from the Huskies. There were a lot of intriguing pieces but nobody knew how they fit. Up until there was one...
Via TornBySports
January 24, 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

No. 22 ASU women beat Washington in Pac-12 opener

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Behind a balanced scoring attack, stout defense and outstanding first-half effort, the No. 22 Arizona State women's basketball team defeated the visiting Washington Huskies 62-48 on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. The Sun Devils were led by Promise Amukamara, who finished with 14 points and three steals, and Sophie Brunner, who had 14 points, five rebounds...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 03, 2015  |  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
November 30, 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

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

Washington Huskies Unveil New Uniforms With Textured Helmet

I swear it seems like there is a new jersey unveiling every single day this time of year. The Washington Huskies were the latest school to unveil their new football uniforms and they look pretty good. I’m a big fan of the new style numbers, with the multiple colors, and I’m glad they kept the all-white and all-purple combos. The new all-white helmet is pretty cool and definitely...
Via Diehardsport
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies New White Helmets Have Popcorn Ceiling Texture

The Washington Huskies unveiled new white football helmets for 2014, featuring a popcorn ceiling texture.
Via Gamedayr
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Washington Football To Unveil New Uniforms Friday, Players React To Seeing Them For First Time

The Washington Huskies’ football team will be getting new Nike uniforms for the upcoming season. The threads will be unveiled Friday. The players, though, have already seen what they’ll be wearing.  Their reaction to the updated digs is in the video below. It’s not quite to the level of excitement Miami showed, but it’s still fun to watch, nonetheless.  The reaction was...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies fool players with ugly uniforms

Washington Huskies coach Chris Peterson pranked his players with some ugly uniforms for an April Fools joke on Tueasday. Peterson introduced two new uniforms that had a silly husky logo on the helmet a Washington “W” on the front of the jersey and “DAWGS” printed on the back of the pants. The post Huskies fool players with ugly uniforms appeared first on Sports Glory.
Via Sports-Glory
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Petersen Pranks Washington Players With Fake New Uniforms

As I’m sure any users of the internet were aware, yesterday was April Fools’ Day, and pranks were flying everywhere as usual. The Washington Huskies football team was not exempt from this. During a meeting at 7:15 in the morning, new Huskies coach Chris Petersen unveiled the program’s “new 2014 uniforms”, featuring a strange new dog logo, W’s everywhere, small exponent...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington suspends WR Stringfellow, QB Myles

New Washington coach Chris Petersen has suspended quarterback Cyler Miles and wide receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow indefinitely for violation of team rules. Petersen announced the suspensions on Thursday. The school said Petersen would have no further comment on the matter and did not specify what caused the violation. Myles is the presumptive starting quarterback for the Huskies...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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