NWSB Insider Brandon Choate digs up some old games to relive and some new ones to rub some salt into. He breaks down his top 5 heartbreaking losses the Washington Huskies football program has endured in its time. From the 2008 season to some really close conference games and even a record setting bowl game. They all still hurt. Hopefully Steve Sarkisian and Keith Price have none of these memories in them…
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Britton Ransford weighs in today with a fun little piece he was assigned. The top 5 most memorable WSU Cougars football moments he can remember in his lifetime. Big plays and stifling defense highlighted the 2003 Holiday Bowl. Who forgets the 1997 Ryan Leaf Apple Cup, or 2007 at UW Alex Brink’s last game?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about his fearless predictions of why rookie QB Russell Wilson wil not be the Seahawks QB of the Future. With his size being his biggest challenge, and another incoming new Seahawk Matt Flynn ready to be the starter, Russell Wilson will NOT be the quarterback of the future for the Seattle Seahawks.
Ducks’ best moments… Kenny Wheaton’s “The Pick” is one of the greatest moments in University of Oregon history. Since then, a number of exciting and monumental events have helped pave the path for the Ducks of today. Honorable Mentions: Late-Game interception Vs. USC Trojans in 2007 Double-overtime victory over Arizona Wildcats in 2009 Defeating Michigan Wolverines [...]
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about his fearless predictions of why rookie QB Russell Wilson wil be the Seahawks QB of the Future. With recent big game experience, he has more composure than Matt Flynn or Tarvaris Jackson. With the biggest arm the Hawks have seen since the days of Matt Hasselbeck, Wilson is just what the team needs to out gun their opponents.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us the 2012 NFL Draft was largely a success for those of us in the great northwest. For most people outside of the NW though this draft will be the laughing stock of the NFL. One reason. The REACH of a pick by Pete Carroll and John Schneider in the first round of West Virginia defensive end Bruce Irvin.
NWSB Insider Steve also a Washington State Cougars blogger tells us this week there are certain things outside of the realm of football that Mike Leach stresses on his players that Chip Kelly falls by the wayside. Insider fully expects Chip Kelly to move on to the NFL because in his mind he’s already there. Washington State will be in a much better situation than Oregon because of it.
NWSB insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas this weeks tells us the obvious. We know the Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly is educating his players about drug dangers. After all a report published online Wednesday by ESPN detailed an incidence of marijuana abuse throughout the nation, especially in Eugene. Remember, athletes in Oregon just want to fit in like everybody else.
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 insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on Washington State Cougars ex-head coach Mike Price. After starting out coaching Weber St, Price was given a beaming recommendation by former high school team mate and personal friend, Dennis Erickson and landed the Wazzu head coaching job. Price took the Cougars to the Rose Bowl twice and earned National Coach of the Year. He is now at UTEP.