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Washington Huskies top 5 commitments on 2013 National Signing Day

Cameron Van Winkle Huskies

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall talks about his top five recruits inked on National Signing Day. His number one is a kicker. But, as Chris points out, a good team needs to have at least a decent special teams, and Cameron Van Winkle can, and will, put the Huskies in a better position than they were last year. Other top signings in Chris’ eyes were WR Darrell Daniels, C Dean Crane, DT Elijah Qualls, and LB Sean Constantine.

Offseason objectives for Washington football

Keith Price

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall talks about five offseason objectives for the Washington Huskies to accomplish. Washington has lots of talent and depth at quarterback, so should Sark choose to come into 2013 with a new starter, there are options. But until the Huskies know who their signal caller will be, it’s going to be the single biggest offseason issue and question mark for a team that otherwise could be very good.

Five positions Washington needs to upgrade in 2013

2011 Apple Cup Observations

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Hall talks about the positions the Huskies football team need to upgrade in 2013 for an even better season than their last. Graduation left Washington’s receiving corp depleted and shallow after the 1-2 punch of Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams. After an audit, it’s clear Washington needs to fix up five positions in particular.

Five reasons ‘The Sinking Chip’ in Eugene is good for UW

Chip Kelly, Oregon Ducks

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall talks about why Chip leaving Eugene for Philadelphia is a welcome sight for all University of Washington fans. Chip Kelly and his staff were top-flight recruiters. You only needed to glance at their stud-filled recruiting classes every year, or notice how well they reloaded each season, to know this was true. Oregon was on the short list of every big time recruit in the pacific northwest and blue-chip players across the country.

Five things we learned in 2012 about UW Football

Bishop Sankey UW Huskies

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down what we learned about the Dawgs in 2012. Mainly, that this team has gotten better, but just weren’t ready to turn the corner yet. The QB position is the biggest mess of the team with the poor season by Keith Price. Standouts were Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, and Kasen Williams. If the Huskies played in a different conference, they could have been a 10 win team easily. The Pac-12 is second best to the SEC in today’s football world.

Las Vegas Maaco Bowl Analysis: Dawgs lose a tough one to Boise St.

Keith Price, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the UW vs. Cal 2012 Week 10 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. The Huskies got their first road win in over a year. Finally. This team needed to prove they could beat a quality squad away from Seattle, and did. Let’s make a habit out of it. Chris says in Austin Seferian-Jenkins, the Dawgs landed an absolute athletic freak.

Five fearless predictions for the 2012 Maaco Las Vegas Bowl

Las Vegas Bowl

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the UW vs. Boise State 2012 Las Vegas Maaco Bowl matchup. He provides five fearless predictions for the game Saturday. Boise State boasts the 12th-ranked pass defense in the country, seemingly a poor matchup for this years UW team. The matchup to watch will be the dueling performances of quarterbacks Keith Price of Washington and Joe Southwick of Boise State.

UW Huskies vs. Boise St. Broncos prediction & MAACO Bowl preview

Austin Seferian-Jenkins UW

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell gives us his analysis, preview, predictions, and breakdown for the upcoming MAACO Las Vegas Bowl matchup between the Huskies and the Boise St. Broncos this Saturday. Things aren’t looking too good for the Huskies in Clinton’s opinion. The Broncos are just too good, and they have better weapons both offensively and defensively. This game could get ugly early, but let’s hope not.

College Football Bowl Preview: Washington Huskies vs. Boise St. matchup

UW-Huskies-MaacoBowl

NWSB Insider Bryant Knox brings us his preview for the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl between the Washington Huskies and Boise State Broncos. These two teams have only faced off one other time—a Huskies victory in 2007—but this matchup is the first of three matchups over the next three seasons. Coming into this contest, Keith Price and Bishop Sankey will need help from the offensive line.

NCAA Football: 2012 UW Huskies season rewind

Bishop Sankey, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the UW 2012 football season. With the regular season over, and the Maaco Las Vegas Bowl ahead this Saturday, what better time to reflect on the highs and lows of the 2012 NCAA football season. Highs were definitely the wins over Stanford and OSU, lows, losses at Oregon and LSU. Bishop Sankey gets the nod as the Huskies most dangerous player.

Things to watch for in the UW vs. Boise St. Maaco Bowl matchup

Maaco Las Vegas Bowl

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell gives us five things that he is watching for in the Maaco Las Vegas Bowl this Saturday against the Boise St. Broncos. First off, what ever happened in the 4th quarter of the Apple Cup needs to be addressed, fixed, and never allowed to happen ever again. If the Huskies can take the Broncos out of their game, and put the ball into Bishop Sankey’s, this game could be ours to win.

Tough questions for Coach Sark after embarrassing Apple Cup loss

Coach Sark smiling

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell gives us five tough questions that he would like addressed by coach Sark himself before the bowl game. First off, how in the world did we allow a bad Cougars team to overcome an 18 point 4th quarter lead to win this game? Second, when will the penalties stop, they are killing us. The Huskies are a good team, but not a great one yet, and these questions prove that.

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