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Patriots Potential Draft Picks: Bishop Sankey, Marion Grice Fit At Running Back

The New England Patriots sometimes stray from their biggest needs at the top of the NFL draft. Running back doesn’t look like a top need for the Patriots, but with Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen and Brandon Bolden entering contract seasons, New England might get a jump on filling a future need in the backfield. The Patriots also lacked a backup third-down option in 2013, with Bolden...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

TOP 10 Running Backs in the 2014 NFL Draft: Should the Minnesota Vikings take one?

The Minnesota Vikings have the best running back in the NFL. But, he is aging so it might be smart for the team to start looking into getting a replacement. Cover32.com today looks at the top 10 running backs in the upcoming draft. Could the Vikings find Adrian Peterson’s heir apparent? Not in the first round unless they make a trade, but even then it will likely be a bit of a...
Via cover32
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Washington RB Bishop Sankey Will Enter The NFL Draft

Washington fans are already getting excited about the beginning of the Chris Petersen era, but the Huskies will have to replace one of their best players in 2014. Tonight, ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that star running back Bishop Sankey will enter the NFL Draft following the season: Washington RB Bishop Sankey said he will enter the next NFL Draft — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Fight Hunger Bowl: Sankey ties Washington TD record in win over BYU

Bishop Sankey ran for 95 yards and two scores to tie Washington's career touchdown record and the Huskies went on to beat BYU 31-16 in the Fight Hunger Bowl on Friday night. Keith Price added a 16-yard TD pass to Austin Seferian-Jenkins, and John Ross returned a kick 100 yards for another score to help the Huskies (9-4) win their most games since going 11-1 and winning the Rose...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies Win Fight Hunger Bowl 31-16 over BYU

SAN FRANCISCO -- Bishop Sankey ran for 95 yards and two scores to tie Washington's career touchdown record and the Huskies went on to beat BYU 31-16 in the Fight Hunger Bowl on Friday night.
Via washington.scout.com
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Fight Hunger Bowl Preview: BYU Cougars vs. Washington Huskies

Fight Hunger Bowl Brigham Young University Cougars(8-4) vs. University of Washington Huskies(8-4), 12/27 9:30pm ET ESPN, Line Huskies(-4.5) The biggest storyline coming out of this game is the departure of the Washington Huskies head coach Steve Sarkisian to take over the University of Southern California job. Former Huskies quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo who became their quarterback...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Fight Hunger Bowl: Cougars must stop Sankey

PHOTO: USA Today Sports BYU Cougars (8-4) vs Washington Huskies (8-4) Friday Dec 27th @ 9:30 PM (ESPN) Line: Huskies by 3 How BYU got here: BYU had a strange start to their season as they beat #15 Texas but lost to Virginia and Utah. Then they rolled off five straight wins, all of which came against bowl-bound teams (Middle Tennessee, Utah State, Georgia Tech, Houston and...
Via Bloguin Best
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Fight Hunger Bowl: Cougars must stop Sankey

PHOTO: USA Today Sports BYU Cougars (8-4) vs Washington Huskies (8-4) Friday Dec 27th @ 9:30 PM (ESPN) Line: Huskies by 3 How BYU got here: BYU had a strange start to their season as they beat #15 Texas but lost to Virginia and Utah. Then they rolled off five straight wins, all of which came against bowl-bound teams (Middle Tennessee, Utah State, Georgia Tech, Houston...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley wants to declare for NFL Draft, advised to stay at UCLA

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America Many quarterbacks have already announced their plans for the 2014 season but one interesting name remaining is that of UCLA’s Brett Hundley. Hundley reportedly wants to enter the 2014 NFL Draft but is being advised to stay in school for another season according to TFY Draft Insider. Staying in school or declaring for the draft this year could...
Via Tireball.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington names Chris Petersen head football coach

Boise State’s Chris Petersen was named coach at Washington on Friday. “On behalf of the University of Washington and the entire Husky Nation, I am proud to welcome Chris Petersen as our new head football coach,” Washington athletic director Scott Woodward said. “Coach Petersen’s success and record are extraordinary, but even more impressive is the man himself. His integrity...
Via Sports-Glory
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Taking Back The Apple Cup - University Of Washington Huskies Win

The day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday, but for Washington collegiate football fans, it’s known for the Apple Cup!  For you Oregon collegiate football fans, the Apple Cup is our equivalent of your Civil War – the annual matchup that caps off the regular college football season between the in-state rivals, the University of Washington (UW) Huskies and the Washington...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sankey leads Huskies past Cougs 27-17 in Apple Cup

Bishop Sankey blitzed Washington State for 139 of his 200 yards rushing in the second half to become Washington's all-time single-season rushing leader, and the Huskies reclaimed the Apple Cup with a 27-17 win over the Cougars on Friday afternoon. After a sluggish first half, Washington put the game on the legs of its star running back and he responded to cap his record-setting...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sankey leads Huskies past WSU in Apple Cup

SEATTLE -- Bishop Sankey blitzed Washington State for 139 of his 200 yards rushing in the second half to become Washington's all-time single-season rushing leader, and the Huskies reclaimed the Apple Cup with a 27-17 win over the Cougars on Friday afternoon.
Via washington.scout.com
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sankey has 3 TDs in 69-27 Husky win over Beavers

Bishop Sankey ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns, matching Napoleon Kaufman's Washington record for career rushing touchdowns with 34, and the Huskies defeated Oregon State 69-27 on Saturday night. Redshirt freshman Cyler Miles made his first college start and threw for 162 yards and a touchdown for Washington (7-4, 4-4 Pac-12) which clinched a winning record with the victory...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies blow past Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Bishop Sankey ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns, matching Napoleon Kaufman's Washington record for career rushing touchdowns with 34, and the Huskies defeated Oregon State 69-27 on Saturday night.
Via washington.scout.com
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Football Week12 Upset Alert: No.13 UCLA Bruins

My first team on upset alert is the No.13 UCLA Bruins. They take on the Washington Huskies. It is going to be a tough game as both teams are very talented. UCLA got off to a hot start this year but they ran into injures and lost two straight games. Washington was a top 15 team at one point but three straight losses took them out of the top 25. For Washington to win this game they’re...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Sankey on pace for record season at Washington

(Eds: Adds details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Bishop Sankey is naturally quiet and reserved, which carries over to everything from talking to the media to simply tossing the ball to the nearest official after he scores a touchdown. So it's not surprising that all the attention Washington's star running back has received this year - both because...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies try for bowl eligibility against Colorado

One of Steve Sarkisian's biggest accomplishments since arriving at Washington is making a trip to a bowl game a regular thing again. It's getting beyond the plateau of seven wins that has eluded the Huskies in Sarkisian's four previous seasons. The Huskies can become bowl eligible with one win in their final four games, a stretch that begins on Saturday with Washington...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado vs. Washington Gameday

Buffaloes at Huskies While the Washington coaching staff probably felt differently, the last thing Huskies running back Bishop Sankey wanted was a week off. While Sankey couldn’t immediately keep the momentum going from his career-high 241-yard performance in a 41-17 victory over California on Oct. 26, there’s reason to believe he’ll be able to crank it back up when Washington...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

CU at Washington – A Preview

Colorado at Washington – A Preview – “T.I.P.S.” Sigh. Here we go again. Same song, different verse. Colorado at Washington. This weekend, Colorado will once again face an offense with a dynamic, mobile quarterback (Keith Price) and an elusive, record-setting running back (Bishop Sankey). Once again, the Buffs will have an opportunity to show that they belong in the Pac-12...
Via CU at the Game
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies healthy entering important final stretch

Washington's second bye week of the season was a chance for Steve Sarkisian's team to regroup after a rough October and get ready for a hectic final four games that will determine whether 2013 was a success. Sarkisian said Monday the break was important in getting some players healthy. Quarterback Keith Price and running back Bishop Sankey got some rest and the Huskies welcomed...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Sankey, Price lead Huskies to 41-17 rout of Bears

Bishop Sankey ran for a career-high 241 and two touchdowns, Keith Price threw a pair of long touchdowns to Jaydon Mickens and Washington snapped a three-game losing streak with a 41-17 thumping of California on Saturday night. Washington paid tribute to former coach Don James, who died last Sunday at age 80 due to pancreatic cancer by thumping the school James dominated as the Huskies...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

After passing of James, Huskies host California

More than 20 years after he last coached a game, this week for Washington is all about Don James. The former Washington coach, who led the Huskies to a share of the national title in 1991, died Sunday at age 80 from pancreatic cancer. And Saturday night, when the Huskies (4-3, 1-3 Pac-12) host California (1-6, 0-4), will be the first chance for the school to pay tribute to James...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Northwest Football Wrap-Up: Sun Devils Upset Huskies

Arizona State was picked by many experts as a sleeper team in the Pac-12 this season.  The Sun Devils have a ferocious defensive front and a NFL-ready quarterback in Taylor Kelly.  When the Washington Huskies came into Tempe, Arizona State was ready for them. Arizona State 53 #20 Washington 24 Analysis: The Washington Huskies scored early, but found their momentum stopped...
Via Oregon Sports News
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU rewind: Defense dominant in unexpected blowout

ASU could not have made much more of a statement than it did with a 53-24 win over Washington on Saturday. It was amplified even more by its unexpectedness. The Sun Devils may have exposed a Huskies team that perhaps got too much credit for a season-opening win over now-unranked Boise State and hanging close with Stanford two weeks ago. Or Perhaps Washington was worn down after...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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