USC Coaches Have Throwing Contest; Tee Martin Wins

Apparently Tee Martin can still toss around the ol pigskin. Following practice a group of coaches from the USC coaching staff had a throwing contest that included several former college quarterbacks. SEC! SEC! RT @MichaelJLev Sarkisian, Kessler, Marques Tuiasosopo, ClayHelton & Tee Martin had a throwing contest after practice. Martin won. — Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) September 4, 2014
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Johnny Manziel is not a good fit for the Oakland Raiders

Since January 26, 2003, the Oakland Raiders have had 17 starting quarterbacks. Rich Gannon, Rick Mirer, Kerry Collins, Marques Tuiasosopo, Aaron Brooks, Andrew Walter, Josh McCown, Daunte Culpepper, JaMarcus Russell, Bruce Gradkowski, Charlie Frye, Jason Campbell, Kyle Boller, Carson Palmer, Terrelle Pryor, Matt Flynn and Matt McGloin. There has been a lack of stability under center...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Easy transition for Tuiasosopo

USC tight ends coach Marques Tuiasosopo discusses the transition to Troy from Washington as well as how the Trojans are looking through their first ten spring practices...
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Who is the best QB drafted by Silver and Black

The Oakland Raiders have a long and storied history in the NFL. From lawsuits to championships, one cannot deny the history that comes with the Silver and Black. Today we start a series looking back at the best and worst draft picks by the Raiders over the years at certain positions. Not surprisingly, we start off with the most important position in the NFL, quarterback. But in order...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Marques Tuiasosopo, 1-4-14

USC associate head coach and tight ends coach Marques Tuiasosopo met with the Los Angeles media for the first time on Tuesday...
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuiasosopo excited to be on USC staff

It wasn’t an easy decision for him but in the end, Marques Tuiasosopo made the move from Washington, his alma mater, to USC and will coach tight ends on the new Trojan coaching staff.
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

USC adds Wilcox, Tuiasosopo to Sarkisian's staff

Southern California added defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox, tight ends coach Marques Tuiasosopo and offensive line coach Tim Drevno to new coach Steve Sarkisian's staff on Monday night. USC also confirmed that Clay Helton will stay with the Trojans as their offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Wilcox was Sarkisian's defensive coordinator at Washington for the...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Two former UW assistants to join USC staff

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian has already hired three former Washington assistants, and he is apparently adding two more. Marques Tuiasosopo has accepted an offer to coach tight ends at USC, the Seattle Times' Adam Jude reported Sunday night, citing multiple unnamed sources. USC also is expected to announce the hiring of defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox, Jude reported, citing...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tuiasosopo & Wilcox join USC staff

The Seattle Times is reporting that Marques Tuiasosopo and Justin Wilcox will be announced as members of USC coach Steve Sarkisian's Trojan staff on Monday...
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bishop Sanky Rumbles for Two Touchdowns to Lead Washington Over BYU in Fight Hunger Bowl

It seems like yesterday that Washington's Marques Tuiasosopo was leading the Huskies to victory on the gridiron as a player. Friday night he got a chance to do it again, but from the sideline as the interim head coach (since Steve Sarkisian left to take the USC job).Thirteen years after he did it as a player could he lead the team to victory as a coach?@cjzero/TwitterThe answer...
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December 28, 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...
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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

Dawgman Predictions

Washington enters the game with interim coach Marques Tuiasosopo at the helm, hoping to get the Huskies their 9th win of the season. BYU also is looking for their 9th win. The game will be played in San Francisco tomorrow, kickoff is at 6:30PM.
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU-Washington Preview

While the departure of Steve Sarkisian has made for an eventful past couple of weeks for Washington, BYU has been stable at the top throughout an impressive run of bowl success. Interim coach Marques Tuiasosopo will try to lead the Huskies to their highest win total in 13 years, and the Cougars go for their seventh victory in eight bowl games Dec. 27 at the Fight Hunger Bowl in...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington, BYU to meet in Fight Hunger Bowl

Washington has been picked as the opponent for BYU in the Fight Hunger Bowl. The Cougars locked up a bid to the Dec. 27 game in San Francisco earlier this year, and bowl officials selected the Huskies as the Pac-12 participant Sunday night. Washington went 8-4 this season before coach Steve Sarkisian left to take the job at Southern California. The Huskies hired Chris Petersen...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington names Tuiasosopo interim head coach for bowl game

Washington selected former quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo as their interim head coach on Wednesday for the Huskies' upcoming bowl game after Steve Sarkisian left to take the head coaching job at USC. Washington athletic director Scott Woodward announced the decision following an afternoon team meeting. Tuiasosopo was Washington's quarterbacks coach this past season and met...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Marques Tuiasosopo will coach Washington in bowl game

With Steve Sarkisian leaving Washington for USC the Huskies need a head coach for their upcoming bowl game. Enter former quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo. The 34-year-old Tuiasosopo is in his first year as the quarterbacks coach at Washington and now will take on a larger role. “I’m humbled and so honored. It’s a great, incredible honor to lead my alma mater in a bowl game. We...
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington selects Tuiasosopo as interim coach

Washington has selected Marques Tuiasosopo as their interim head coach for the Huskies' upcoming bowl game after Steve Sarkisian left to take the head coaching job at USC. Washington athletic director Scott Woodward announced the decision on Wednesday afternoon. Tuiasosopo was Washington's quarterbacks coach this past season and met with Woodward on Wednesday. The 34-year...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Trying To Make Sense Of The Nonsensical Te’o Story

I want to write about other things, like the impending NFL Conference Championship Games. I want to write more about how Lance Armstrong is a fraud, and he’ll go down as the biggest liar in sports, which is really quite an accomplishment if you think about it. I’d even like to write about the NHL season beginning tomorrow. But how can I? I can barely remember who the Patriots...
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January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tweets connect Ronaiah Tuiasosopo to Lennay Kekua hoax

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o had a fake girlfriend. The story by Deadspin published on Wednesday first asserted that, and Notre Dame confirmed it in a press conference later in the day. At this point we know that Te’o lied in some capacity about the story. He either: a) Was part of the hoax and lied for some twisted reason (Deadspin reports his motivation was to gain publicity...
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January 17, 2013  |  1 Comment

Manti Te’o's dead girlfriend reportedly was a hoax

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o was a defensive standout for the Fighting Irish this season. He led Notre Dame to the BCS National Championship game and became a Heisman Trophy candidate in the process. Along the way, Te’o's play was supposedly inspired by personal tragedy. His grandmother died in September, and his girlfriend supposedly died of leukemia the same day. Media...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Barker Waiting for Contact

Sandy (UT) Alta wide receiver Ammon Barker's commitment to UCLA has wavered a bit in the wake of Marques Tuiasosopo's departure to Washington...
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the new Raiders OC needs to be Chris Ault

The Oakland Raiders rid themselves of former offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and now it’s time to find a new offensive coordinator, but the type of offensive coordinator the Raiders need to find is an one with an extensive background in the Pistol formation like former head coach of Nevada, Chris Ault. Why, because the Raiders have a quarterback on the roster named Terrelle Pryor...
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Marques Tuiasosopo Q&A spoke Wednesday with new Washington Quarterbacks Coach Marques Tuiasosopo, who was busy packing up in southern California. He's coming to Seattle Thursday but had time to talk about the job, how he got it, what he'll be looking for in UW's quarterbacks and whether or not he'll look to a sibling for some possible QB help down the road.
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Tuiasosopo talks about coming home

After spending the last two years at UCLA, former Washington signal caller Marques Tuiasosopo is returning home and will coach the quarterbacks for the Huskies. We talked with ‘Tui’ to go over how hard the decision was, what are his thoughts on current Husky QB Keith Price and what his recruiting responsibilities will be.
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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