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2013 Washington Huskies: College football season preview

Bishop Sankey, Washington Huskies

NWSB insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us a season preview for your 2013 Washington Husky football team. There are big questions surrounding Keith Price, Kasen Williams and Austin Seferian-Jenkins. Can Shaq Thompson, Bishop Sankey and Josh Shirley have even better seasons than last year?

Boise State playmakers UW needs to control

WR Matt Miller will challenge UW in the season opener.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger breaks down which Boise State Broncos must be contained in the season opener against UW. Jay Ajayi, a punishing ball-carrier, will challenge Danny Shelton. Matt Miller is a guy who has size on Marcus Peters and Greg Ducre, which means Shaq Thompson may be called upon. Demarcus Larence will also raise hell, but for the Broncos’ defense.

What can we expect when the Huskies face Boise State?

Huskies vs. Cardinal

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ football blogger Chris Hall talks about what to expect when the Huskies host Boise State for their opening game of 2013. Whiel expectations for both teams are quite lofty for the next year, the first game of the season will undoubtedly prove at least some of each team’s worth. The Huskies will have a tough task ahead of them, but a helpful home crowd and Keith Price & Bishop Sankey should help to alleviate some pressure for the Dawgs.

Five fearless, unorthodox, UW Football predictions

Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and Washington Husky Blogger Chris Hall gives us his five unorthodox predictions heading into the 2013 college football season. Washington is due for a win against Oregon, as well as an eight-win season. John Ross and Damore’ea Stringfellow are boudn to succeed in their freshman seasons. Deontae Cooper Dwayne Washington will step up alongside Bishop Sankey.

Washington’s question mark: Keith Price

Keith Price has a lot to prove entering 2013.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger James Crabtree-Hannigan breaks down UW’s biggest question mark entering the 2013 college football season: Keith Price. At Pac-12 Media Day, Price stated, “”I have a lot to prove to myself and a lot to prove to you guys…” With players such as Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Bishop Sankey around him — not to mention a more inexperienced O-line, there’s no reason for him to fall back on his word.

Huskies Football: 10 ways you know you’re a true fan

UW has found success with the blackout strategy thus far.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down what it means to truly be a UW fan. First and foremost, you think about the 1991 BCS national championship team ad nauseum. You also know what it means to don ponchos and throw your dubs up. As a fan, you enjoy a good blackout, and you trust Steve Sarkisian — not to mention Keith Price, Bishop Sankey and the rest of the crew — to return to dominance.

Pac-12 Media Day: Washington Huskies football

Steve Sarkisian, University of Washington

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the Washington Huskies’ time on the podium at the 2013 Pac-12 Media Day.Picked to finish behind Oregon, Stanford, and Oregon State in the division, not many people know what to exactly think about UW football in 2013. Uncertainties surrounding Keith Price at quarterback and Austin Sefarian-Jenkins’ timetable for return to the program lead many to question their potential in the coming year. Here’s what the Husky football panel at Pac-12 Media Day had to say.

The 5 Players Washington Huskies fans love to hate

Austin Seferian-Jenkins

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Chris Hall talks about five players/positional units that he loves to hate on the UW football team. Standouts Keith Price and Austin Seferian-Jenkins make this list because of the way they thrill at times but disappoint at others. Finding their way onto the list are also the Huskies’ offensive and defensive lines, units that have a ton of potential but consistently under perform. Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Keith Price are mentioned.

Ranking the Washington football teams over the last 5 years

Jake Locker and the 2010 Huskies defeated the USC Trojans 32-31.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us his power ranking of the last five UW football teams. Between 2008 and 2012, the team has seen everything from an 0-12 season to back-to-back victories over the USC Trojans. Jake Locker, Keith Price, Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Kasen Williams and Chris Polk have all been along for the ride.

The UW Huskies have a good problem brewing in Montlake

Keith Price

Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us a look at the quarterback battle this season at Washington. With Keith Price entrenched as starter, do any of the other guys make a run at the starting job? Derrick Brown may be on his way out, but Cyler Miles, Jeff Lindquist and Troy Williams could prove to be problematic for Sark come decision time. Decisions – Decisions for Coach Steve Sarkisian.

Jalen Canty and dual-sport athletes at UW

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NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall brings up the interesting topic of the two-sport star at the University of Washington. With the commitment of upcoming two-sport star Jalen Canty, Chris takes a trip down memory lane about past success stories of Huskies two-sports stars. Of course the two that come to mind are ASJ and Nate Robinson, but there are a few more names worth noting on Chris’ list.

Washington Huskies 2013 football offensive VIP’s

Keith Price, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall breaks down who the five most important players will be for UW in 2013. The list comprises Keith Price, Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Kassen Williams and Micah Hatchie. Much has been made about the team’s new offense, but the playmakers will be the ones leading the team to success.

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