NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Eric Acacio talks about the Trufant brothers and how they have become a trio in the NFL. Desmond is the last Trufant brother to finish his college football career in the state of Washington. Each of them started their football careers at Woodrow Wilson High School in Tacoma and then parted ways as they played football at different colleges. Although their choices in college were different, they all finished with the same result by making football into their career.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us his thoughts on the Annual Spring Game. The spring game matters because it’s the first live football fans of a team have seen for months, and will see for quite a while. Despite the small sample size and unrealistic conditions of a spring game, Husky Nation likely came out cautiously excited. Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Keith Price, Kasen WIlliams, and a number of other offensive starters sat out large portions.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Chris Hall previews the 2013 defense for the Washington Huskies. Players making the cut are Will Shamburger, Sean Parker, Gregory Ducre, Travell Dixon, Travis Feeney, Shaq Thompson, John Timu, Josh Shirley, Andrew Hudson, Danny Shelton and Connor Cree. Much is still up in the air, but things look promising for Washington on both sides of the ball.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson details players from northwest teams who have received new contracts at the NFL level. This year we saw quite a few standouts from all four Northwest teams (Oregon, Washington, Oregon State, Washington State) get drafted. Jordan Poyer (OSU), Markus Wheaton (OSU), Dion Jordan (UO), Kiko Alonso (UO), Kyle Long (UO), Kenjon Barner (UO), Desmond Trufant (UW), and Marquess Wilson (WSU) went in the draft.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with the top needs, in his opinion, that the Seahawks need to address in the upcoming NFL Draft. The top needs, says Clinton, are TE, OT, OG, and OLB. He gives us two selections per each position, and where he thinks the Seahawks will select them in the draft. Also, he has a wishful thinking selection, but it is highly unlikely that this player will drop far enough in the draft for the Hawks to actually select him.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 fearless 2013 Seattle Seahawks draft predicitions. The Seahawks will be drafting another quarterback according to Brandon. They will also trade down with their first pick and won’t reach for anybody, either. Desmond Trufant, Marquess Wilson, Kenjon Barner? Who will it be drafted to the Northwest’s Seahawks.
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.
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.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the Stanford vs. UW 2012 Week 5 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. What’s not to love about a win over a Pac 12 school you’ve had no luck against for 3+ years? Everyone head to church, because Bishop Sankey has arrived. Sankey’s game-breaking 61 yard touchdown run came at a crucial time.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 player for the Huskies in 2012. The list is led by none other than Keith Price. What’s not to like about this guy. A player who can go toe to toe against RGIII in a bowl game and almost win it? Also Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Desmond Trufant, Kasen Williams, and Josh Shirley round out the list. Another Bowl season for the Dawgs perhaps?
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us his list of 5 Washington Huskies who you could see in the NFL next year. Keith Price made a name for himself in the Alamo Bowl and will look to Austin Seferian-Jenkins to do it again this season. Sean Parker and Desmond Trufant will be holding down the defense while it will be Drew Schaefer’s job to protect Price at all costs.