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Sarkisian assures Huskies slump won't happen again

This feeling is all too familiar to Washington. A promising start. A hopeful horizon. A belief this is the year they re-join the Pac-12 elite. And then it's gone. Poof. Scuttled by a three-game midseason losing streak that's become an unwelcome, constant visitor for nearly a decade. Steve Sarkisian is in this place again after the Huskies were routed 53-24 at Arizona State...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN Video about Russell Wilson and Keith Price

BIG game tonight, Husky fans. Nice piece by ESPN. Price watching film… Here’s video of Keith Price talking about replacing Jake Locker and working with Russell Wilson in the offseason. This is a must watch video for fans of the Dawgs and Seahawks. The first thing Keith Price had to deal with at Washington was the guy he replaced. Jake Locker. “I don’t think a lot of people...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona's season gets real against No. 16 Huskies

The easy part of the schedule is over for Arizona. Now things get real with a visit to No. 16 Washington. The Wildcats (3-0) had nonconference victories over Northern Arizona, UNLV and UTSA, all by comfortable margins. Then Arizona had last week off. Now it's on to Seattle for what could be a wet and certainly a loud afternoon in one of the toughest venues in the Pac-12. Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

A list of Huskies currently in the NFL….

Husky fans, check this list out Do you recognize them all?? Jake Locker, Desmond Trufant, Chris Polk headline list of former Huskies in NFL blogs.seattletimes.com With the NFL kicking off its first Sunday of the season today, here’s a look at former Huskies who are opening the season on an active NFL roster, per ESPN.com. – Khalif Barnes, OL, Oakland Raiders. 2012: Appeared...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

The Five Best Sports Memories I Was Lucky Enough To Experience In My Time At Notre Dame

Being able to attend the University of Notre Dame was a special, special thing. As a recent 2013 graduate, it’s just about time that I get all nostalgic and recap some of the fantastic sports moments that I was fortunate enough to be able to witness in my short time at Notre Dame. Here are my own personal top five, though I can’t begin to explain how difficult it was to pare...
Via College Spun
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Five fearless predictions for the 2012 Maaco Las Vegas Bowl

Vegas baby! UW takes on Boise State. The 2012 MAACO Bowl in Las Vegas features your up and down Washington Huskies against the 19th-ranked Boise State Broncos. Buckle up. Momentum Will Not Be A Factor Washington comes into this game following a bitter upset loss to Washington State in the Apple Cup. Boise State rides in with three back to back wins. But everyone brings their A-game...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington at Oregon: Three Bold Predictions

EUGENE -- One of the oldest rivalries in the PAC-12 will be renewed Saturday night as No. 2 Oregon hosts No. 23 Washington at Autzen Stadium under the lights. The Huskies are entering the game coming off of an upset over then-No. 8-ranked Stanford on Sept 27 in Seattle. Washington coach Steve Sarkisian hopes that his team scan ride that momentum into this game and have another...
Via Football Nation
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Five reasons to love the Washington vs. Oregon Pac 12 rivalry!

The Border War One of the best unheralded rivalries in all of college football is that of the Washington Huskies and Oregon Ducks. Officially beginning in 1900, the rivalry between these two teams (known as the Border War) is rich with hatred and passion that stems all the way back to 1948, when the University of Washington lobbied the University of Montana to vote against the Ducks...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Football: Top 5 plays from the 2011 Season

Did you see that?! The 2011 season was a turning point for the Washington Huskies football program. Coach Steve Sarkisian was looking for progress from a team that was atrocious in recent years’ past. Husky fans were mourning the loss of Jake Locker to the NFL and were unsure if this revamped Huskies lineup could get the job done. Little did we all know that Keith Price would quickly...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

College Football Preview Number Two: High Hopes for the Huskies

The third season under coach Steve Sarkisian went better than expected for the University of Washington. A 5-4 conference record, despite losing Jake Locker to the NFL, a tremendous season from quarterback Keith Price and running back Chris Polk, and a third place finish in the competitive Pac-12 North division. With Price back at quarterback, the Huskies are looking to make this...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

*My Take* – Steve Sarkisian is the best football coach in the Pac-12

Bow Down to Sark! Steve Sarkisian has been a godsend to the University of Washington football program. Despite his 19-19 record as head coach, the team has drastically changed it’s persona, transforming into a hungry program looking to climb the ladder of the Pac-12. To see a before and after of the team and its success since Sarkisian’s arrival shows how much impact the rookie...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Narbonne Quarterback Troy Williams Commits to Washington Huskies

Harbor City, CA -- College football fans from the Northwest to the Southeast have waited anxiously for Southern California's top quarterback from the Class of 2013 to decide which university he will attend for the next 4 years of his life.  Fresh off his recent unofficial visit to Seattle, Troy Williams of Narbonne High School has announced today that he has decided to venture...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

UW football history: *My* top 5 heartbreaking moments in time

This might hurt a little… The Washington Huskies football team has seen plenty of highs and more than plenty lows in their history. They have won 15 Pac-10 championships, 7 Rose Bowls and 3 National Championships. (Yes 3, don’t argue with me! Look at the 1960 championship.) In between all that glory were some speed bumps, though. And those speed bumps were painful. Painful for...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies: College Fantasy Football Recap And 2012 Outlook

Overview- It’s not often when an offense loses a quarterback that gets picked in the first round of the NFL Draft and actually improves on offense. Well, that’s what exactly happened for Washington. Gone was Jake Locker, in was first-time starter Keith Price who made the seamless transition to lead the Huskies to a second straight bowl game. The sophomore displayed great accuracy...
Via Football Nation
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

So Long Doug Nussmeier! You’ll Be Missed By The UW Huskies

Nussmeier, Dawgs Parting Ways As reported earlier this week, Doug Nussmeier has agreed in principal to join the University of Alabama as their new offensive coordinator. Nussmeier held that position for the University of Washington for three years. The SEC is the premier conference in college football, and this will be a great career step for him. With Nussmeier gone, it is believed...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Doug Nussmeier Named Offensive Coordinator

The Alabama Crimson Tide have reportedly hired Washington offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier to replace Jim McElwain in the same position. McElwain left to become the head coach at Colorado State. Nussmeier has been called a McElwain clone, and this is the second time in his career he has replaced him. When McElwain came to Alabama from Fresno State in 2008, Nussmeier was hired...
Via isportsweb.com
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday, It's So Fetch! Vol. 32

The last Friday of the year folks and that makes it extra fetch! New Years Eve is just a day away and that means champagne, party hats confetti, make out sessions and all that jazz. Before we get into the score-gy from last night that was Baylor defeating the Washington Huskies we've got a podcast and a rather interesting engagement to discuss.Yesterday we had Russ Mitchell on...
Via In The Bleachers
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

CBR Goes Bowling: Valero Alamo Bowl

Valero Alamo Bowl Baylor Bears vs. Washington Huskies Dec. 29, 9:00 pm EST Alamo Dome (San Antonio, Texas) Website: http://www.alamobowl.com TV: ESPN Line: Baylor -8.5 If offensive shootouts are your thing, you've come to the right place. Baylor and Washington boast high-powered attacks led by dynamic quarterbacks and little to speak of in the way of defense. Obviously...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Washington Ends the Locker-Era with Demolition (Video)

The Tyrone Willingham and Jake Locker era of Washington Huskies football is over. Steve Sarkisian is, and has, been bringing in a different, well the same schemes just different regime, look of Huskies football to the Pac-12. The team began a massive stadium renovation back in November. This is just the continuation of renovation in fascinating fashion (say that in Don King...
Via Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Moments In Time: 2010 Holiday Bowl – A Great day for UW Football

The 1992 Rose Bowl win over Michigan 34-14 which the Huskies won the national championship was a special moment in time, but KShell has an even better Washington Huskies bowl game moment to share. The 2010 Holiday bowl had the Huskies vs. the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Jake Locker vs. Taylor Martinez. The Huskies went from 0-12 to Holiday Bowl champs in just two years.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Jeff Lindquist to Washington? The day after Jake Locker is taken number 8

Jake Worthen of Scout.com is reporting that Jeff Lindquist, the Mercer Island quarterback is headed to Washington to play for Steve Sarkisian and the Huskies. He had said he was going to announce on May first, but apparently he decided early and his choice is Washington. It is a little bit curious that he chose the day after Jake Locker was taken in the top 10 of the NFL draft. ...
Via Sports From Both Sides
April 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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