Stories tagged: jimmy lake
UPDATED: Wed., July 8, 2020
‘We need to talk, people will listen’: Cooper Kupp organizes large Zoom meeting to help Eastern Washington football
It was the Who’s Who of Eastern Washington football, a group banded together to help the program as the athletic department tries to navigate its coronavirus-induced budget woes.
UPDATED: Thu., June 11, 2020
Washington football coach Jimmy Lake plans to organize meetings between his players and police for ‘uncomfortable conversations’
Jimmy Lake wants to set the path for progress. Those are the words he said. And, though it’s an undeniably difficult topic to discuss, the killing of George Floyd by …
UPDATED: Sun., May 31, 2020
Recruits are increasingly committing to schools without stepping foot on campus. They’re committing to coaches they’ve conversed with on Zoom or FaceTime but haven’t physically met. They’re committing to relationships …
UPDATED: Mon., May 25, 2020
Larry Stone: Coronavirus shutdown adds to degree of difficulty for first-year Huskies football coach Jimmy Lake
When Jimmy Lake was hired as Washington’s football coach in December to replace Chris Petersen, athletic director Jen Cohen referred to him as “the right guy at the right time.”
UPDATED: Sat., April 4, 2020
There was supposed to be news conferences and footwork drills and playbook installations. There was supposed to be quarterback competitions and depth-chart updates and new assistant coaches’ practice debuts.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Records obtained from a December 2018 UW visit by nine football players offer a glimpse of what a recruiting trip can look like for touted high-school athletes. Nationwide, recruiting budgets …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
With Washington’s current class secured, it’s time for Jimmy Lake’s crew to make the most of an unprecedented opportunity in 2021.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
New Washington coach Jimmy Lake made his first major coaching hire Friday, adding John Donovan as the Huskies’ new offensive coordinator.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee, noted Washington graduate, on WSU losing Mike Leach: ‘There may be some who don’t consider that losing’
In Olympia, news of Mike Leach’s departure from Washington State University broke as legislative leaders were discussing issues for the upcoming session.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
For Washington football fans, Offensive Coordinator Watch continues.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
Still, handicapping UW’s impending quarterback competition is a futile exercise until new head coach Jimmy Lake names an offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019
Washington has fired offensive coordinator Bush Hamdan after a season during which the Huskies’ offense failed to meet expectations.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Matt Calkins: It’s up to coach-in-waiting Jimmy Lake to keep the Huskies’ successful recruiting train on the tracks
That ranking, regardless of what the coach-in-waiting may say, had to be a beautiful sight for Huskies fans. To see 247Sports dub Washington’s recruiting class as the 14th-best in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
Is Jimmy Lake excited about Washington’s 2020 signing day class? Of course. Is he impressed? Not yet.
But the prize – at least, from the perspective of outside recruiting sites – is five-star Kennedy Catholic outside linebacker Sav’ell Smalls, who committed to Washington in September after previously …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
The call came on Saturday afternoon, sometime in the middle of Auburn-Alabama if Jimmy Lake recalls correctly.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
The University of Washington’s head football coach had decided to step down after six years “two or three days before we played Washington State.”
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Jimmy Lake’s ascent to head coaching role at Washington no surprise to those from Spokane’s North Central, Eastern Washington
Eastern Washington fans and Spokanites who have no genuine rooting interest in the Pac-12 Conference may soon find themselves pulling for the purple-tinted team located on the shores of Lake …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Lake’s schemes have been a nuissance for Mike Leach and WSU during the last six rivalry meetings – all won by the Huskies – and his bold comments in the …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
The sixth-highest paid state employee in Washington, North Central and Eastern Washington graduate Jimmy Lake, has had the luxury of avoiding Seattle’s gridlock traffic by taking his boat to work. …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
It’s based in Cheney, but Eastern Washington’s FCS power football program is quite western, widely comprised of talent from the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
When Washington’s defense sprints onto the Husky Stadium turf on Aug. 31, All-American linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven won’t be there.
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019
The new-look defense dominated Washington’s Spring Preview on Saturday, turning in 11 tackles for loss, six sacks and two interceptions.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
For the second straight year, UW co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake has said no to Nick Saban.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
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: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
The Pac-12’s No. 1 defense takes on the Pac-12’s No. 1 offense Saturday in Eugene.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
On a cornerback blitz, Kyler Gordon broke free into the backfield, untouched and unseen by anyone on the offense.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018
Former Eastern Washington defensive back and graduate of North Central High School nearly doubles his salary as Washington co-defensive coordinator and is scheduled to make $1.1 million in 2018.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
Jimmy Lake, one of the most in-demand coaches in college football, will be promoted as Washington’s defensive coordinator and take over as the Huskies’ primary defensive play-caller in 2018, a …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
Jimmy Lake, Washington’s popular co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach, is expected to remain with the program in 2018, multiple sources have confirmed.
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017
The No. 12 Huskies lost starting cornerback Jordan Miller to a season-ending broken ankle in last Saturday’s 13-7 defeat at Arizona State. Washington was already playing without its other starting …