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Washington Huskies 2015 Preview and Prediction

Chris Petersen’s first order of business in the Pac-12 was to change the culture at Washington. Reworking a locker room’s mentality...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vegas has the Huskies pegged for four wins in 2015

According to some numbers coming out of Las Vegas (via Against the Numbers) the Washington Huskies' total wins line for 2015 will be four. Yes, you read that correctly. Vegas is letting the public bet on the Huskies to win over four games in 2015 and make money.The 2015 Huskies will be in their second year of a rebuild under new head coach Chris Petersen. Yes, the Huskies have a...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

3-Star DE Chase Hatada Commits to Boise State

Three-star defensive end and class of 2016 standout Chase Hatada, out of Rocklin, California, has committed to Boise State. Hatada made the announcement on his personal Twitter page. I have officially committed to play football for Boise State, dreams do come true! #GoBroncos #ATF pic.twitter.com/YqF40xrv4y — Chase Hatada (@ChaseHatada) May 25, 2015 Per his page on Scout.com...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Petersen ranked as the No. 4 head coach in the Pac-12

According to Steven Lassan of Athlon Sports, Washington head coach Chris Petersen is the fourth best head coach in the Pac-12.Here is what Lassan had to say about Petersen:"After one of the most successful stints by a coach during the BCS era, Petersen decided to make the jump to a Power 5 job and replaced Steve Sarkisian at Washington. Petersen went 92-12 at Boise State and led...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Which college football conference will be the best in 2015?

This morning we opened up our Wednesday roundtable by discussing whether conferences should be allowed to get multiple bids in the College Football Playoff. This afternoon we are back as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. For the afternoon edition of our roundtable we...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Which college coach would you turn to when starting a team from scratch?

Earlier today we talked about which coach in the history of college football you would want on your sidelines if you needed just one win. This afternoon, we return as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey and rotating special guests in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. This afternoon we look further into head college football...
Via The Student Section
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Making The Case For Marcus Peters At 22

He’s been hailed as the best cornerback prospect to come out since Patrick Peterson in 2011, and yet the debate rains on about Washington’s talented Marcus Peters. After the new coaching regime settled in, led by Chris Petersen, there surfaced reports of various disputes and altercations, even going as far as him reportedly putting his […] Making The Case For Marcus Peters...
Via Steelers Depot
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington begins spring ball with questions at QB

SEATTLE (AP) Coach Chris Petersen began his second spring practice with Washington on Monday with no clue who will start at quarterback for the Huskies when the 2015 season begins. It's not the only position where Washington has questions. It may take at least a few more months before Petersen finalizes a depth chart for any spot. ''We're going to let these guys compete, and we...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2015 Spring Football Preview

Washington opens its second spring under coach Chris Petersen with just 10 returning starters and major concerns on both sides of the ball. The...
Via Athlon Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Chris Petersen isn’t accustomed to losing. Washington lost more games in Pac-12 play in Petersen’s debut (5) than he did the three...
Via Athlon Sports
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington and Chris Petersen's Offseason Uncertainty Grows With Cyler Miles' Absence

Washington coach Chris Petersen was already planning on a quarterback battle this spring, but the outlook for the Huskies’ starting job was...
Via Athlon Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Browning heads 2nd class for Petersen's Huskies

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen believes he found something special in quarterback Jake Browning. So the last thing Petersen wants is additional expectations heaped on the national record holder for career touchdown passes. Yet even Petersen had to admit on Wednesday's national letter of intent day that Browning has some of the same characteristics Petersen saw in Kellen...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Chris Warren Picks Texas Over Washington

The Texas Longhorns haven’t won every recruiting battle Wednesday morning, but overall, they are putting a rather nice class together. Just minutes ago, UT landed four-star running back Chris Warren over Washington. Warren made the decision at his high school in Rockwall, Texas. Instead of laying out hats, he chose to bring two photos of himself to the announcement – one with...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  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

Mike Gundy's selfies, Chris Petersen's tricks on display at the Cactus Bowl

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Early in December, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy put the media on a freeze. He'd been terse, refusing to answer questions about injuries and personnel decisions as his Cowboys found themselves 5-6 heading into a rivalry game against Oklahoma. Wanting to make amends Wednesday as the Cowboys prepared to face the Washington Huskies in the Cactus Bowl on Friday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Fiesta Bowl: Boise State Builds Back Its Brand And Bears Down To Beat Arizona

This was supposed to be the Fiesta Bowl Boise State would not win. This was supposed to be the splash of cold water on an afternoon in suburban Phoenix when — interestingly enough — the weather outside University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale was cold, gray, and wet. This was supposed to be the main-event bowl game Boise State would not solve, the game in which this program’s...
Via Bloguin Best
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiesta Bowl: Boise State Builds Back Its Brand And Bears Down To Beat Arizona

This was supposed to be the Fiesta Bowl Boise State would not win. This was supposed to be the splash of cold water on an afternoon in suburban Phoenix when — interestingly enough — the weather outside University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale was cold, gray, and wet. This was supposed to be the main-event bowl game Boise State would not solve, the game in which this program’s...
Via The Student Section
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies prep for Apple Cup vs. Washington St

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen had barely sat down Monday when he started getting peppered with questions about coaching in his first Apple Cup. Petersen at least wanted a moment to recognize what the Huskies accomplished over the weekend, becoming bowl eligible and taking some of the stress out of his first matchup with Washington State. ''Does anyone not have any...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Petersen stands behind late clock management

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen was still sticking with his chart two days after a disputed decision to run one more play late against Arizona backfired on the Huskies. Deontae Cooper's fumble on first down with 1:33 left led to No. 15 Arizona's field goal on the final play for a 27-26 victory that handed the Huskies their fifth loss against a ranked team this season...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 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

Washington looks to end 2-game slide vs. Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen doesn't lose often, let alone two in a row. So this is strange territory as he endures his first slide since 2007, when he was coaching perennial power Boise State. But Petersen's message remains steadfast to the Huskies (5-3, 1-3 Pac-12): Ignore the ''outside noise.'' Tune out what's being written on social media sites. Concentrate...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Chris Petersen’s struggles at UW matter to Bronco Nation.

  It’s not because what many in Bronco Nation believe, being it somehow it reflects, justifies and somehow affirms Boise States past as a power football school.   One and three was not the start to the  PAC 12 season Husky fans expected when you add in the opener against Hawaii with the shootout win against EWU a Team Idaho State nearly beat on the road. Chris Petersen’s...
Via The Blue Turf
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies vs. Oregon Ducks: TV coverage, live stream, preview

Game information for Washington vs. Oregon in Week 8: When: Saturday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m. ET Where: Eugene, Ore. TV: FOX Sports 1 Live stream: You can stream the game live here. Preview (from AP): Chris Petersen found success against Oregon while he was coach at Boise State. So it follows that there would be talk about whether he could do the same with his new team, Washington...
Via Fox Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies set to face nemesis No. 9 Oregon

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Petersen knows about the rivalry between Oregon and Washington and how one-sided it can be. Except when Petersen was an assistant at Oregon back in the late 1990s, the rivalry had a definite lean toward the Huskies. ''I know how the rivalry was because when I was at Oregon it was kind of flipped in a lot of ways,'' Petersen said Monday. ''I think there are interesting...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Petersen takes blame for Huskies' offensive woes

SEATTLE (AP) Washington coach Chris Petersen came to the defense of his starting quarterback Monday, while simultaneously shouldering the blame for poor coaching decisions. In his weekly news conference, Petersen acknowledged that he would like better play from quarterback Cyler Miles, but that doesn't necessarily mean he puts all the responsibility on the sophomore. Miles passed...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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