NWSB Blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the 2013 Apple Cup between WSU and UW. With a bit of help from some other teams WSU could find themselves in Las Vegas for the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. A loss for the Cougs likely sends them to Albuquerque for the New Mexico Bowl. A UW win gives them 8 wins on the year. They could be headed to San Francisco for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl or may wind up in the Las Vegas Bowl if they should lose.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us five things to look forward to in UW’s Week 3 matchup with the Illinois Fighting Illini. First and foremost, keep an eye on Austin Seferian-Jenkins in his return game from suspension. But while ASJ will make his mark, as well as Bishop Sankey and Kasen Williams, look for Jaydon Mickens and Dwayne Washington to potentially get involved. The UW defense will be tested by Nathan Scheelhaase, and this should be a hard-fought battle on both sides.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall brings us a list of playmakers who stepped up against Boise State and should raise their profiles this season. Wide Receivers John Ross, Dwayne Washington, Jaydon Mickens. A home run threat every time he catches the ball, every team this year will be mindful of Mickens from now on. Lets not forget TE Josh Perkins also made the list after his solid performance.
NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his first edition of bye week blues for the 2013 season. Despite a second week bye, there are lots the Huskies need to work on and keep an eye on. Their new uptempo offense could be a blessing or a burden despite their depth while they need to watch out for trap games.
NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his game balls for the Husky victory over Boise State. Keith Price, Bishop Sankey and Jaydon Mickens all earned offensive game balls for their performance while John Timu, Shaq Thompson and Danny Shelton got them on the defensive side of the ball. When all was said and done, Price was 23 of 31 for 324 yards, 2 touchdowns and an INT.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.