Northwest Coach Profiles: Mike Holmgren

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on ex-Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren. Mike Holmgren was a QB genius, playing the position himself until an injury derailed his playing career. He quickly took that experience into coaching, taking in QBs like Steve young, Joe Montana, Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck. He set multiple records while coaching in the NFL, especially while with the Seahawks.

USC vs. Washington Video – Pac 12 Basketball Highlights

Did you miss the USC Trojans vs. Washington Huskies Pac 12 basketball game Saturday night? We’ve got the highlights loaded for our Pac 12 Hoops fans. Terrence Ross had 10 points and matched a career high with 14 rebounds as Washington remained in sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 by posting a 69-41 victory over visiting USC.

Northwest Coach Profiles: Pete Carroll

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll. After climbing the college ranks of coaching, Carroll took a crack at the NFL and then moved on to become one of the greatest college head coaches of all time with the USC Trojans. He is now the head coach of the NFL’s Seahawks and after 2 years with the team, is already seen turning the franchise around.

So Long Doug Nussmeier! You’ll Be Missed By The UW Huskies

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.

Bye Week Blues – Things the Huskies should be working on!

Husky insider Brandon Choate breaks down what the Washington Huskies need to do to finish the season out strong against conference foes like Oregon, Stanford and USC. Defense is the key to the Huskies future. With QB Keith Price and RB Chris Polk both finding their rhythm, it is going to take a lot to overcome the Husky offense.

Ducks In The News: “On notice” from the NCAA about Willie Lyles probe

The NCAA has launched a probe to find out just what Willie Lyles, Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks football team are up to. Matt Larkin points out regardless of Oregon’s co-operation, should we really expect the NCAA to uncover nothing?

Deep Seahawks Thoughts: Are Brandon Browner’s Days Numbered?

Senior writer Matt Larkin tells us just how bad a game Seattle Seahawks cornerback and EX CFL football player Brandon Browner played on Sunday vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers. Was Pete Carroll impressed?

Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh: The Rivalry Resumes

Our man covering Northwest sports weighs in on the Pete Carroll (Seahawks) vs. Jim Harbaugh (49ers) rivalry. As you college football fans will remember, Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh became rivals while coaching USC and Stanford, respectively, in the Pac-10 during the late 2000s…

The New Pac-12 Conference In NCAA Football

Matt Larkin provides his take on the 2011 Pac Twelve re-alignment. He points out the key additions to the Pac-12 are the Utah Utes and the Colorado Buffaloes. Both teams arrive from the Mountain West…

Coach Sarkisian Tabs Keith Price As His Guy!

Matt Larkin weighs in with a Washington football update and points out Steve Sarkasian, and new UW quarterback Keith Price are feeling the heat entering his third season at the helm…

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