FSLR Ultimate Sleepers Bracket, Round 1: David Johnson vs. Bishop Sankey

Our FSLR Ultimate Sleeper’s bracket is back for another year, and we’re starting our march to crown a champion – the king of value for 2015 draft season. Check the bracket page for rules, and most importantly for info on the authors who have contributed to this project. As a reader, your job is simple. Vote for the author you think made the most compelling case, and/or for...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-Star Running Back Commits to Washington

The Washington Huskies just got a lot faster. And they need all the speed they can get. Ever since Bishop Sankey left for the NFL Draft, the running game has not been the same for the Pac-12 teams. According to College Spun, four star running back Sean McGrew has committed to the Huskies in a ceremony late Wednesday afternoon. He made the announcement alongside high school teammates...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Tennessee Titans With the Most to Prove vs. Minnesota

The Tennessee Titans’ preseason finale is set to kick off Thursday night in Nashville against the Minnesota Vikings.What we’ve learned about the team so far is that the offense looks prepared for the season, while the defense does not. Unfortunately, the bulk of what we’re going to see from the starting units has already been seen.For most teams, the 4th preseason game is a...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football 2014: Ranking All 32 Starting Running Backs

Outside of the Top 5, running backs are now diamonds in the rough for fantasy football purposes. They will either be your team's best friend or quite possibly your worst enemy. NFL teams are getting away from rushing games more and more, as this league is almost completely relient on a great passing attack. Last season saw just four running backs (McCoy, Forte, Charles, Lynch) record...
Via Football Nation
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Fake Football, Real Questions (July 16th Edition)

Join a FREE The Fake Football Reader League and compete for awesome prizes!   Toby Gerhart (4.01), Bishop Sankey (4.03), or Ryan Mathews (4.05)?   Despite recent proclamations by Chargers offensive coordinator Frank Reich that Ryan Mathews will remain the team’s “pounder”, I find the prospect of drafting Mathews this year scarier than Pennywise the Clown. It’s not like...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington football: Previewing the RB position

Over Sarkisian’s tenure as the Washington football coach, the program reached new heights in its rushing attack. Last year, this culminated in Bishop Sankey running for 1,870 yards (school record) and 20 touchdowns. It will be up to a new group of young running backs to fill the massive hole left by Sankey. Sark left the cupboard very full which will make competition this fall...
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington football: Sankey and ASJ drafted second round

Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Bishop Sankey both made it off the board in the second of round of the NFL’s draft this weekend, making them the only Washington football players to be selected at the draft. [Washington football: Previewing the quarterback position] Seferian-Jenkins was selected 38th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He joins a group of huskies down in Tampa that...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Washington Running Back Bishop Sankey Catches Passes While Doing Backflips During ESPN’s Draft Academy

Running backs don’t have the draft stock they used to, but there are still some impressive ball carriers in this year’s NFL draft, Washington speedster Bishop Sankey among them. Sankey, who put up 1,870 yards and 20 total touchdowns for the Huskies in 2013 is an incredible athlete, and showed off some of his unique ability during ESPN’s draft academy. We’re not sure how many...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football: 20 Biggest Shoes To Fill In 2014

College football lost a number of playmakers this year. No more Johnny Football running from hash-mark to hash-mark, dodging defensive players along the way only to throw a strike to Mike Evans for six. No more (thankfully) re-runs of JaDaveon Clowney decapitating a Michigan running back. No more Tre Mason bouncing off multiple defenders before finally crossing the goal-line.But...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 running back prospects for the New York Jets

The New York Jets may not have had the best offense in 2013, but the running game wasn’t really one of the reasons why. Chris Ivory started to come on at the end of the season and finished the year with 833 yards and a 4.6 yards-per-carry average. Bilal Powell ran for 697 yards and even had a 149-yard game against the Buffalo Bills. The running game worked. Over at the main site...
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February 10, 2014  |  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. 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...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 running backs in the 2014 NFL Draft

Running the football isn’t as important as it used to be; at least, that’s the general consensus in 2014. And there seems to be some proof to the notion; one look through the teams that made the playoffs last season provides plenty of evidence. More teams are employing a running-back-by-committee approach than ever before. The day and age of the dominant, every-down back seem...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks 2014 schedule set

The PAC-12 Conference release the 2014 schedule this afternoon. Here are some of the highlights for the Ducks: The Spring Game is Saturday May 3, 11:00 a.m. at Autzen Stadium, televised live on the PAC-12 Network. Oregon opens with a home game against South Dakota on August 30th. Rose Bowl and Big Ten Champion Michigan State comes to Autzen September 6th. The Ducks...
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January 08, 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

Washington beats BYU 31-16 in Fight Hunger Bowl

Marques Tuiasosopo was doused with a Gatorade bath and carried off the field by his victorious players. More than a decade after leading Washington to a Rose Bowl win as a star quarterback, Tuiasosopo led the Huskies to a milestone bowl win to cap a tumultuous month as interim coach. ''I can't say enough about these guys,'' Tuiasosopo said. ''They wanted it and through some turmoil...
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December 28, 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

BYU loses 31-16 to Washington in Fight Hunger Bowl

When Washington started crowding the line of scrimmage in the second half, BYU had no answer. Taysom Hill and the Cougars were held scoreless for the final two quarters by the Huskies' aggressive defense, and BYU had its four-game bowl winning streak snapped with a 31-16 loss in the Fight Hunger Bowl on Friday night. ''They started bringing their safeties down,'' Hill said. ''They...
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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...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Bowl Preview: Fight Hunger Bowl - BYU vs. Washington

Two 8-4 teams, Washington and BYU, face off in northern California’s Fight Hunger Bowl where more than a fair share of NFL talent should be on display.  This game is littered with Shrine Game and Senior Bowl invitees as well as a couple of underclassmen expected to declare in the coming weeks.  Here are the names to know as we continue to dive head-first into NFL Draft season...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 26, 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...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

A New Era For Washington Football

What a difference a week can make. Last Monday, we get word that Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian was heading south to become the head coach of USC. After taking over a Huskies program that was in disarray following the school’s first complete season without a single victory (0-12 overall), Sarkisian quickly brought stability to the program. In his first season as head...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 09, 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...
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...
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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
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