Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the PSU vs. UW 2012 Week 3 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. What’s not to love about a 52-13 win asks Chris? Well for starters, the dumb penalties, and the injuries. Back to the love though, Bishop Sankey tore through the Vikings defense en route to a two TD day. Keith Price was spectacular as well.
NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. WR Doug Baldwin is under the spotlight. In the spring of 2011 Seattle offered Doug a $17,500 signing bonus, and he took it. What a steal for the Seahawks, not only was he the 41st ranked receiver by the end of the season, he also led Seattle in receiving yards. He’s not extremely fast, he is extremely short, but he’s all guts.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us a Northwest gossip today about two up and coming players on the roster. Doug Baldwin and Matt Flynn are developing some great offseason chemistry. It’s relieving for Seahawks fans too see this, even though it’s coming from a teammate, after watching the Kevin Kolb disaster last season in Arizona.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his reasons why Washington Huskies football head coach Steve Sarkisian is the best coach in the Pac-12. With his player’s coach mentality, his previous experience, and his stellar coaching staff, Sark and the Huskies are looking to reach new heights in the Pac-12.
NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jon Irwin tells us his top 5 matchups on the Beavers schedule for the 2012 season. September 8th, versus Wisconsin in 2012 represents OSU’s biggest out of conference stage, and another chance to prove they’re a strong football team. The last game of the season is always the biggest for OSU. The 2012 Civil War vs. Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks football blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with an opinionated take on the 5 BEST Ducks uniform combinations in recent years. LaMichael James sporting a Nike Pro Combat uniform proved to be hands down the team’s best look of the 2011 college football season. You’ve got to love the Ducks who have become known for their uniforms and their cheerleaders.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us his top 5 matchups on the Cougars schedule for the 2012 season. Luckily for the Cougs, they miss out on USC this year, but there will still be some tough games in the Oregon, Colorado, and Cal matchups. And last but not least, what Pac-12 season would not be complete without the annual Apple Cup game. Look for the Cougs to start fast, and earn that elusive 6th victory this year en route to a bowl game.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us his explanation of how Stanford offensive lineman David DeCastro could be the perfect pick for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2012 NFL Draft. With the 12th pick in the draft, the Seahawks can grab one of the best players from any position on the field out of college. Picking David DeCastro would not only solidify the Seahawks offensive line, but it would also ensure that Michael Robinson has plenty of room.
Northwest basketball blogger Steve Lee tells us after three snow slogged days in the Seattle area, which caused a number of traffic nightmares and kept people indoors, the 9,800 fans that crammed into the Alaska Airlines Arena, which was the Huskies biggest crowd of the season. Darnell Gant outscored the entire Cardinal reverses 17-11. Tony Wroten and Austin Seferian-Jenkins propelled the team to victory
Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell tells us the core of Darnell Gant, Tony Wroten, and Terrence Ross have shown that they don’t need one go to guy, that all three of them can take over a game, just like they did versus the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday. And add a healthy C.J. Wilcox, and Abdul Gaddy to the mix, and you’ve got a nice starting five.
NSWB insider Jason Green brings us his top 5 reasons the Washington State Cougars hoops team beat Stanford in a Pac-12 showdown. Faisal Aden stepped up while the team stepped up in rebounding and defense to help lead the victory of the Cardinal.
Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. Richard Sherman is under the spotlight for the Seahawk, Richard started the season as a special teams contributor but season ending injuries to starting cornerback Marcus Trufant and backup corner Walt Thurmond thrust Sherman into the starting role.