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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...
Via The Fake Football
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...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: RB Bishop Sankey Selected By Tennessee Titans

Bishop Sankey – RB Washington, 5’9″, 209 LBS, 31″ Arm Length Drafted Round 2, Pick 22, Tennessee Titans Combine Results: 4.49 Forty | 35.5″ Vertical Jump | 126″ Broad Jump Blue Chip Prospect out of high school. MVP of Las Vegas Bowl in 2012 as a sophomore. Shattered Corey Dillon’s record for most rushing yards in a single-season in Husky history with 1,870 yards...
Via FF Locker Room
May 12, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via NESN.com
March 27, 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. 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: 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

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

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

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
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