Stories tagged: uw football
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: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020
Washington and Washington State at the NFL combine: Jacob Eason says ‘I felt ready’ to leave school and enter the draft
Should quarterback Jacob Eason have stayed at UW for another season? That remains a debate as the NFL combine kicks off this week.
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: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
In the 2019 season, his first as UW’s starter, Ahmed led the Huskies with 1,020 rushing yards and added 5.4 yards per carry and 11 touchdowns.
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: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Washington quarterback Jacob Eason says he will skip his final year of college and enter the NFL draft. Eason started 13 games for UW last season after beginning his college …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
Larry Stone: Huskies’ blowout Las Vegas Bowl win signals a changing of the guard as Chris Petersen exits, Jimmy Lake takes over
In his first few moments as the no-longer-defensive coordinator and now-official head coach of Washington, Jimmy Lake was looking for people to hug.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
UW’s defense certainly did that in the first half on Saturday, and the Huskies held on to send Chris Petersen out with a 38-7 win over his former team in …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
Chris Petersen brought Boise State into the national consciousness with trick plays and toughness. He returned Washington to the top of the Pac-12 with his kind of guys.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
Larry Stone: Entering final game as Huskies’ football coach, Chris Petersen embraces his uncertain future
Chris Petersen was in a rather playful mood Friday, the day before his final game as the University of Washington’s football coach. In fact, it may be his final game …
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: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Bishop Sankey earned MVP honors in a game he didn’t win. In the seven years since, the ex-Husky running back has also earned a degree, as well as an opportunity …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
Chris Petersen’s final game as Washington’s head football coach is set.
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: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
Steven Montez threw for a touchdown and led a long final drive from the shadow of his own end zone to run out the clock as Colorado beat Washington 20-14
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Colorado senior quarterback Steven Montez needs one touchdown throw Saturday against Washington to break the school record but he’s focused on something else.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Washington coach Chris Petersen: ‘You’re not going to win games just running the ball 60 times a game’
It did not matter in the end that Washington had a tough game throwing the ball against Oregon State, because the defense and the running game were good enough to …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
It would be wise for Washington football fans to root for Oregon and Utah. And, no, the above sentence is not an oxymoron, a prank or a practical joke.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Matt Calkins: Jacob Eason’s choice – declare for the NFL draft or lead Washington to a potentially historic season
Nine months from today, Jacob Eason will likely be in an NFL training camp as a newly minted millionaire. With that platinum arm, the Huskies quarterback will probably be competing …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
It’s not that on-field success doesn’t matter, per se; that’d be an oversimplification. But this class’ belief in the stability of UW’s program pulverizes any enduring doubt.
Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
It was a disaster waiting to happen, one that would have been the most devastating blow in a season that has seen the Huskies’ hopes and dreams slip away, one …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
On Friday, that defense held Oregon State — which ripped off 56 points and 572 total yards against Arizona the week before — to 115 total yards and forced nine …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith’s insights as a former assistant at Washington didn’t help the Beavers get the win last season when they faced the Huskies in Seattle.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Chris Petersen speaks on Washington’s inside linebacker depth, Jacob Eason’s ‘learning opportunities’
The Washington Huskies have a depth problem in the middle of their defense.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019
Tyler Huntley threw for one touchdown and ran for another, Jaylon Johnson returned an interception 39 yards for a score, and No. 9 Utah overcame an 11-point first-half deficit rallying …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
For a change, the burden and expectations are heaped on No. 9 Utah.