NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve reports on the 2012 NFL draft selections by Seattle’s front office brass Pete Carroll and John Schneider. They drafted knowing that in order to beat the teams on their 2012 NFL schedule, they were going to have beef up their defense. The only way to do that is to play defense at a championship level, and Carroll and Schneider understand that better then anyone.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies blogger Jason Green tells us Jake Locker did enough in 2011 to further cement the fact that he’ll have a fine NFL career with the Tennessee Titans. Cam Newton and Andy Dalton got all the press this season, but Jason doesn’t think it will be long before Locker is the best rookie QB from the 2011 class.
Washington Huskies beat blogger Clinton Bell tells us that with Doug Nussmeier gone to be the new offensive co-ordinator at Alabama for Nick Saban it is believed that head coach Steve Sarkisian will remain the one in charge of calling the plays for the Huskies in the future. With that in mind, Clinton gives you 5 big reasons why this will not turn out to be such a great idea for coach Sark.
Husky insider Brandon Choate brings us news that another Washington Husky is moving on. Running back Chris Polk has decided to enter the 2012 NFL draft. Polk’s left a lasting legacy for the Washington Huskies, breaking several records and coming close to many Napoleon Kaufman marks. Polk is sure to be a top 5 running back in the draft. Projected as a 2nd or 3rd pick.
The 1992 Rose Bowl win over Michigan 34-14 which the Huskies won the national championship was a special moment in time, but KShell has an even better Washington Huskies bowl game moment to share. The 2010 Holiday bowl had the Huskies vs. the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Jake Locker vs. Taylor Martinez. The Huskies went from 0-12 to Holiday Bowl champs in just two years.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Tennessee Titans and former Washington Huskies quarterback Jake Locker. Drafted #8 in the 2011 NFL Draft to the Titans. We hope the former 3A Washington State Player of the Year in both baseball and football from Ferndale High School has a great career.
It’s 2011 Apple Cup Smack talk time. First up is Washington State Cougars fan Insider Steve with his 5 reasons he can’t stand Washington Huskies Football. The Apple Cup is all about the pageantry, and history of two schools that have competed in this annual game for over 100 years. At most Steve Sarkisian is an 8 win coach. Shot #1. Boom.