Stories tagged: UW football
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 5 a.m.
Last year UW won by 27. In 2016, by 28. In 2015, by 25 and in 2014, by 18. The Cougars will test the Huskies this time, I think. But …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 5 a.m.
Q(B) & A: Four Washington State quarterbacks who’ve beat Washington relive their favorite Apple Cup memories
Ryan Leaf played in three Apple Cups and won his last one, in 1997. Alex Brink became the “Husky Killer” after defeating UW on three occasions – 2004, 2005 and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
‘It’s kind of more of the same.’ Washington State won’t catch any breaks in 111th Apple Cup, facing traditionally strong Washington team
It’s not what a Washington State fan wants to hear, especially considering how the last four of these have gone, but Mike Leach is as honest as they come and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Ben Burr-Kirven an unassuming leader for No. 16 Washington ahead of Apple Cup clash with Washington State
Linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven might be the most unassuming of all the impact players on the standout defense for No. 16 Washington. He doesn’t seek attention and he doesn’t celebrate every …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Here are five of the top Apple Cup performances by a Cougar quarterback.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
Apple Cup notebook: Washington defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake, a Spokane native, ready for ‘very good’ Washington State team
Washington has limited the Cougars to an average of 13.5 points the last four Apple Cups, forcing a total of 18 turnovers in that stretch.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Washington in the Apple Cup Friday at Martin Stadium.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
The Washington Huskies have a series edge over the Washington State Cougars, but this year all eyes have been on Pullman and the Cougs’ unexpected performance to top the Pac …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Remembering ’88: Members of Washington State’s 1988 Apple Cup-winning team reflect on their historic comeback
When No. 7 WSU and No. 16 Washington kick off Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Martin Stadium, it’ll have been three decades – and 30 Apple Cups – since the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
Apple a day has kept Washington State away as Washington’s Chris Petersen has thrived against Mike Leach
In Chris Petersen and Mike Leach’s four previous meetings, the Huskies have held Washington State to an average of 13.5 points and forced 18 turnovers.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
WSU’s Gardner Minshew shows how valuable a grad transfer QB can be to a team. But you’ll never see that at Washington.
Washington State QB Gardner Minshew is one of the latest – and best – examples of how the grad transfer rule can benefit both the player and the program, but …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
The Throwin’ Samoan graduated from WSU as the NCAA’s all-time leading passer. But if the Husky coach had not stood his family up, he would have gone to UW.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Washington turns to young Joe Tryon, a one-time WSU commit, in hopes of solving pass-rush problems in Apple Cup
Tryon made his first start for the Huskies last Saturday and at 6-feet-5 and 267 pounds has “really big upside,” coach Chris Petersen says.
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
There’s a 70 percent chance No. 7 Washington State and No. 16 Washington will meet under rainy skies Friday night when the Evergreen State rivals kick off the 111th Apple …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Jake Browning has been the quarterback for more victories than any other player in Pac-12 Conference history.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 11:26 p.m.
Frenemies? Washington’s Chris Petersen, Washington State’s Mike Leach exchange compliments ahead of 111th Apple Cup
While fans of Washington and Washington State exchange cross-state jabs at one another over the next four days, the men coaching the Huskies and the Cougars decided to open rivalry …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
Jake Browning threw for three touchdowns and Myles Gaskin rushed for 135 yards in the final home game of their careers, and No. 17 Washington scored 28 first-quarter points on …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
No. 17 Washington still has a legitimate shot at a more than acceptable consolation prize despite the disappointment of being knocked out of the College Football Playoff conversation by midseason. …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:07 a.m.
Jake Browning, Myles Gaskin and UW’s breakthrough senior class preparing for final game at Husky Stadium
This senior class has led the Huskies to 36 wins, just three wins shy of the school record over a four-year period.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
UW co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake is not concerned about players looking ahead. “It is all in on beating Oregon State,” he says.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
Ferocious on the field and calm in the classroom, Huskies LB Tevis Bartlett sticks to a hectic routine of balancing college, football and student teaching in order to pursue a …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Jake Browning was angry and probably had every right to be. After four seasons as Washington’s starting quarterback, the last thing Browning expected was to be benched because of the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Washington coach Chris Petersen says indications are that left tackle Trey Adams intends to return for a fifth season after missing most of this one because of a back injury.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Myles Gaskin returned after missing two games due to a shoulder injury to rush for 148 yards and one touchdown, and Washington built a big early lead before needing Taylor …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Saturday’s Washington-Stanford loser will be saddled with three conference losses and will need a lot of help to catch division leader Washington State by the end of the regular season.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
The offensive coordinator, Chris Petersen knows, is often an easy target for backlash. And that has certainly been the case this week for Bush Hamdan, Washington’s offensive coordinator who is …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Chris Petersen tried to make it clear Monday that his decision to bench quarterback Jake Browning during Washington’s loss to California was an attempt to spark the Huskies’ sluggish offense …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Linebacker Evan Weaver scored on a 36-yard interception return in the third quarter after Washington made a change at quarterback, and California overcome a sluggish day offensively to beat the …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
No. 15 Washington bounced back from an overtime road loss to the Ducks and beat Colorado last week to slip back into first place in the Pac-12 North. The Huskies …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
A quote attributed to Chris Petersen circulated last week, even being read on CBS nationally: “If we had Alabama’s schedule, we’d be undefeated.” The problem? Petersen didn’t actually say that.