Stories tagged: Washington Huskies football
Mon., June 22, 2015, 9:30 p.m.
UW quarterback Miles retires from football
The University of Washington announced Monday that fourth-year quarterback Cyler Miles has decided to retire from football due to a “chronic hip injury.”
Sun., April 12, 2015
Baker will see duty returning punts
SEATTLE – He was only a freshman last season, so Budda Baker’s role on the Washington Huskies football team was understandably limited. Limited to a whole lot of defense and …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014
Huskies LB/RB Thompson wins Hornung Award
SEATTLE – Whether he played linebacker, safety, running back or special teams, Washington Huskies junior Shaq Thompson seemed to find a way to make big plays in 2014. And on …
Sat., Nov. 29, 2014
2-minute drill: Washington at Washington State
1 Kick high, deep, or wide. Washington State is the only team to give up as many as three punt returns for touchdowns and one of just two teams to …
Fri., Nov. 28, 2014, 6:41 p.m.
Apple Cup: WSU offense vs. UW defense
Saturday night’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 offense.
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014
Huskies looking to shore up defense
SEATTLE – Washington’s defense seemed on the verge of being depleted but is about to get a bit of a reprieve. The Huskies will get a boost in the form …
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014, 8:53 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 26, 2014
UW lineman Colin Tanigawa makes transition to center
SEATTLE – He’s pretty sure that many of his teammates have no idea what his real name is. And he doesn’t care much if anyone outside the Washington football program …
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014
Camaraderie among Huskies has been a priority under Peterson
SEATTLE – Danny Shelton had his doubts. How, Washington’s senior nose tackle wondered, would him being more friendly with a freshman running back in the spring help the Huskies beat, …
Mon., May 5, 2014
Concerns about Seferian-Jenkins
The NFL Combine was supposed to be a time to prove things for Austin Seferian-Jenkins. The University of Washington star had won the Maxwell Award as the nation’s top tight …
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013, 4:43 p.m.
Bishop Sankey will enter NFL draft
Washington running back Bishop Sankey will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft after the best rushing season in school history.
Sat., Dec. 28, 2013
Commentary: Washington prevails despite drama and turmoil
SAN FRANCISCO – The Washington Huskies no longer Bark for Sark. The temporary new theme, it seems, is to act screwy for Tui. A turbulent three weeks in the wake …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2013
Sankey ties record in Fight Hunger win
SAN FRANCISCO – A tumultuous month that started with coach Steve Sarkisian leaving for another job ended with a milestone win for Washington. Bishop Sankey ran for 95 yards and …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2013, 11:56 p.m.
Huskies defeat BYU 31-16 in Fight Hunger Bowl
A tumultuous month that started with coach Steve Sarkisian leaving for another job ended with a milestone win for Washington.
Fri., Dec. 20, 2013
UW’s Lupoi defends himself on Twitter
SEATTLE – It was business as usual for the Washington Huskies football team on Thursday, even as the athletic department tends to some unusual business. By now, the Los Angeles …
Sat., Dec. 7, 2013
Huskies lured Petersen from Boise
SEATTLE – From all corners, the reaction to Washington’s new football coaching hire – overwhelmingly positive reaction, this time – seemed to circle back to the same common thread. The …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013
QB Price’s status uncertain
SEATTLE – This scenario feels very familiar to Washington Huskies football quarterback Keith Price. Two years ago, in the midst of a tremendous sophomore season, Price was forced to the …
Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
UW an easy choice for GameDay show
SEATTLE – Lee Fitting called it a no-brainer, this visit to the University of Washington by ESPN’s College GameDay crew. Fitting is a senior coordinating producer at ESPN, and as …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2013
Grandfather will see Sankey play after having sight restored
SEATTLE – The more animated he gets, the more Grandpa Sankey’s Southern drawl echoes through the phone. The 68-year-old from Montgomery, Ala., is excited, and understandably so. On Saturday night, …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2013
Ross can be Dawg-gone good
SEATTLE – The first kickoff was short. John Ross, Washington’s freshman receiver and return specialist, sprinted 10 yards from the goal line and tried to cradle the ball to his …
Fri., Sept. 20, 2013
Huskies into ‘The Process’
SEATTLE – Kasen Williams doesn’t need to point fingers at anyone else. You want to know about the maturation of this Washington football program? You want to know why the …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013, 3:42 p.m.
Huskies’ Sankey leads nation in rushing
The headline in the initial wire-service report Saturday night summed up the national recognition of Washington’s running back.
Wed., Aug. 28, 2013
Price directing Huskies’ new up-tempo offense
SEATTLE – The flat screens, in-ground ice baths and barber chair aren’t the only new things in renovated Husky Stadium. One of the more noticeable changes this fall is Keith …
Fri., Aug. 23, 2013
Commentary: UW’s Deontae Cooper close to claiming ‘victory’
You can make a movie based on Deontae Cooper’s grit. Even more impressive, however, is his grace. The Washington running back has been the unluckiest man in the game the …
Fri., July 26, 2013
Morrison hired as GU student coach
College Basketball: Former Gonzaga great Adam Morrison is taking classes at the school and expected to have a role with the basketball program. Head coach Mark Few told CBSSports.com that …
Sun., Dec. 30, 2012
Tuiasosopo returns to Husky staff, will coach quarterbacks
SEATTLE – The University of Washington reached out to one of the most legendary names in its history to fill an opening on its football coaching staff Saturday, hiring Marques …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2012, 8:18 p.m.
Boise State edges Washington in Las Vegas Bowl
If someone wants a quick study on Washington’s 2012 football season, all they’ll need to do is watch Saturday’s MAACO Bowl Las Vegas.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2012
Huskies looking to get past a 7-victory season
LAS VEGAS – Asked Friday to describe Washington’s football season, coach Steve Sarkisian said, “Gratifying.” “Would I have loved to have won more games up to this point? Sure, that …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2012
Long may be missed Friday, but certainly in future
PULLMAN – With a trip to the postseason already out of the question and only pride left to play for in his team’s finale, Travis Long rallied the troops. “We’re …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2012
UW on roll as it gets set for Colorado
Funny how quickly perceptions can change in college football. A month ago, with Washington 3-4 and coming off a 52-17 loss at Arizona, the talk about the Huskies largely centered …