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Chris Petersen declines to elaborate on Sam Ukwuachu situation

Washington coach Chris Petersen has declined to expand on his statement from last week regarding the transfer of Sam Ukwuachu from Boise State to Baylor when Petersen was the Broncos’ …


Kerkhoff: Sam Ukwuachu shouldn’t have been accepted at Baylor

Two weeks before the college football season opens, one of the ugliest stories in the sport is unfolding in Waco, Texas. Talk of Baylor football centered on its prospects as …


UW football: Huskies search for strong safety

SEATTLE – There is not a player on the Washington Huskies’ depth chart with a more secure starting spot than Budda Baker, the sophomore free safety from Bellevue who led …


Now a Pac-12 Networks analyst, ex-UW star Lincoln Kennedy reminisces about time with Huskies

SEATTLE – Lincoln Kennedy already knows how much has changed at the University of Washington since he last put on a Huskies uniform in the 1993 Rose Bowl. But the …


UW’s Deontae Cooper ready to move on from injuries and into the endzone

LOS ANGELES – Deontae Cooper appreciated the well wishes, until he resented them. He was thankful for the sympathy, and then he was sick of it. Washington’s sixth-year senior running …


Q+A with Bishop Sankey: Some friendly advice for fantasy owners

Former Gonzaga Prep running back Bishop Sankey left his footprints all over school and Greater Spokane League records before going on and setting records at the University of Washington. He …


QB Jake Browning heads 2nd class for Petersen’s Huskies

Washington coach Chris Petersen believes he found something special in quarterback Jake Browning. And the last thing Petersen wants is additional expectations heaped on the national high school record holder …


Huskies plan to use bowl loss as motivation

TEMPE, Ariz. – After he dressed at his locker following one of the Washington Huskies’ most disappointing losses of the 2014 season, quarterback Cyler Miles reflected on a frustrating end …


Hukies have upper hand heading into Cactus Bowl vs. Oklahoma State

A position-by-position look at the Washington Huskies’ matchup with the Oklahoma State Cowboys: Quarterback


New book chronicles Don James’ life lessons from Thursday speeches

A new book by a Spokane author highlights the teaching techniques of legendary Washington football coach Don James, who took over the struggling program in December 1974 and eventually won …


WSU-UW: Huskies young secondary steals show in Apple Cup

PULLMAN – After a season’s worth of growing pains, Washington’s young defensive backs were fully rewarded Saturday night. With two sophomores and a pair of true freshmen starting in the …


John Blanchette: For Mike Leach’s Cougs, this is rebuilding in ghastly slow motion

PULLMAN – Mike Leach is going to make Washington State football relevant once more. Now, just what is the gestation period on that again?


Apple Cup: WSU’s offense vs. Washington’s defense

PULLMAN – Tonight’s Apple Cup will be a matchup of strength on strength and the trophy will go to the winner of the battle between Washington’s defense and Washington State’s …


Huskies continue merry-go-round at running back

SEATTLE – Dwayne Washington’s personal-best performance last week did little to clear up what has been the Huskies’ season-long search to find a running back. After rushing for 148 yards …


Deontae Cooper is a ‘rock’ for Huskies, ready to take Shaq Thompson’s carries

SEATTLE – Even when he couldn’t run, Deontae Cooper always made sure to look the part of a running back. After a recent practice, Cooper emerged from the Huskies locker …


Huskies return to using tailbacks at tailback

SEATTLE – There will be a unique trait shared by the members of the Washington Huskies’ tailbacks this week. That is: They’re all tailbacks, and tailbacks only.


Art Thiel: Washington coach Chris Petersen understands importance of remaining in control

Only thing that disappointed me about the Marcus Peters episode is that Huskies coach Chris Petersen couldn’t find a way to trade him to the New York Jets. Just as …


Brett Hundley’s 4 total TDs leads UCLA past Washington

SEATTLE – Behold, a Washington Huskies football nightmare: A defense without Marcus Peters, the team’s best defensive back, dismissed earlier this week because he couldn’t get along well enough with …


Pac-12 notes: Two two-way players set to collide in Seattle

PULLMAN – The days when a college football player was routinely expected to have an offensive and defensive position are long gone but Pac-12 coaches are rediscovering the merits of …


Pac-12 notes: Two two-way players set to collide in Seattle

The days when a college football player was routinely expected to have an offensive and defensive position are long gone but Pac-12 coaches are rediscovering the merits of having their …


Saturday’s regional college football

Huskies at Buffaloes Kickoff: 10 a.m., Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado


Cyler Miles will start in return to Colorado

SEATTLE – For a team that has lost two games in a row, and for an offense that ranks as the worst in the Pac-12 Conference, the Huskies are optimistic …


No. 14 Arizona State knocks off Washington 24-10

SEATTLE – Taylor Kelly threw two touchdown passes after missing more than a month with a foot injury, the second a 7-yarder to Gary Chambers with 3 minutes left in …


Ducks in a row: Oregon cruises to 11th straight win over Washington

EUGENE, Ore. – Everything about the pregame scene here felt like big-time college football, with Oregon Ducks legend Kenny Wheaton hopping on a motorcycle just before kickoff against the rival …


Will this be the year the Dawgs beat the Ducks?

EUGENE – 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 …


Will this be the year the Dawgs beat the Ducks?

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 …


Huskies safety Budda Baker picks off ball carriers

SEATTLE – Budda Baker, the Washington Huskies’ freshman free safety, has played well enough during his first college football season to elicit constant praise from the UW coaching staff. But …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ TeamGleason People often say growing old sucks. I will be happy to grow old. #NoWhiteFlags – SG @1JessWalter UW 52-EWU 45, 4th quarter. UW athletics budget $92 million. EWU …


Eastern defense gets time to regroup

SEATTLE – As the Eastern Washington football players exited the big stage Saturday afternoon, they did it to mixed reviews. The offense was staggering; the defense, simply staggered – by …


Huskies have work to do after Hawaii

HONOLULU – With a Hawaiian lei draped around his neck as he stood on the Aloha Stadium field, John Timu’s evaluation of the Washington Huskies’ 17-16 victory over Hawaii on …