NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 heartbreaking moments in time for the University of Washington Huskies. Two close games that the Huskies should have had, 1993 Rose Bowl with Michigan, and the 2004 Apple Cup. Both were in reach, but both were lost in the last minutes. Don James retiring was tops on the list. The Dawg Father led the Huskies to 4 Rose Bowls, and a National Championship, plus the last dyanasty Seattle has seen.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to the other UW Huskies drafted or undrafted in the 2012 NFL draft. This group helped turned the Huskies from 0-12 to back to back bowl games. This following post Kshell tells us about Alameda Ta’amu, Senio Kelemete, Cort Dennison, Jermaine Kearse and Devin Aguilar in the Pro’s.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to beloved UW Huskies tailback in the 2012 NFL draft. He was not even drafted? How is this possible? Medical reports came out that Polk has arthritis in his shoulder that is only getting worse. He was signed as a UDFA to the Philadelphia Eagles and will provide a short yardage situation for the Eagles in 2012.
NWSB insider Clinton Bell gives us an update on the Washington Huskies football spring practices. With 14 starters returning, including stud QB Keith Price and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, the team’s offense shouldn’t skip a beat. With practices close this Spring, though, it is hard to gauge how the team is looking – especially with 3 new defensive coaches and a new defense being installed.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what it is that goes into being able to answer the question. Why am I a die hard fan of the Huskies football team?! The Huskies are a true passion when the Seahawks or Mariners lose it hurts but not like when the Huskies lose. Thanks to a national championship, Don James, and Napoleon Kaufman UW is where Kris’ heart is.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us there is a lot of pressure on Washington Huskies quarterback Keith Price, who battled knee injuries for a lot of 2011, but he says he is healthy and ready to go and that is good news for the Washington offense, which has to get out of the gate fast and build some confidence. The 2012 Pac 12 football season will sneak up on us quick.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head football coach Rick Neuheisel. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out his Huskies career started in 1999, and he was there until 2002. One of the first orders of business for Neuheisel when taking over in Seattle was restoring the Huskies tradition of wearing gold helmets.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head coach Don James. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out the longest tenured coach at Washington, James also has the most career wins, with 153, winning 98 more games than he lost at the helm in Seattle. James was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
Q the Senior editor here at NWSB has the Washington season recap article. The Huskies had a great year offensively with Chris Polk rushing for 1,488 yards with 12 TD and Keith Price passing for 3,063 yards with 33 TD. On defense though the UW gave up 777 yards in the 2011 Alamo Bowl game and Robert Griffin III did major damage to Nick Holt’s defense. Bye Bye Nick Holt. Hello Justin Wilcox.