Former Washington State linebacker Daiyan Henley showed off his speed and agility earlier this week at the NFL combine in Indianapolis, clocking an impressive time in the 40-yard dash and posting upper-tier marks in other drills.
It’s the 46-year-old Lake’s first coaching job since being fired by Washington on Nov. 14, 2021, after 13 games at the helm. The North Central High School and Eastern Washington University graduate went 7-6 as UW’s head coach in 2020 and 2021, after previously excelling as the Huskies’ defensive backs coach (2004, 2014-15), co-defensive coordinator (2016-17) and defensive coordinator (2018-19).
Taiwan Jones was just a youngster when the Buffalo Bills went through an agonizing stretch of losing four straight Super Bowls in the 1990s. His quest to help get the Bills another chance for the first time in 30 years will have to wait. But an even more pressing issue is that his biological clock – by National Football League standards – is ticking.
Playing football at the highest level – call it an Elliss family tradition. Luther Elliss spent 10 years as a defensive tackle in the NFL. Now, three of his sons are in the league. And on the sport's grandest stage, the Elliss family will be well-represented.