NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his week 7 game preview between the Washington Huskies and the visiting USC Trojans. Washington is going to have their hands full defending Matt Barkley and company and will need defensive studs Shaq Thompson, Desmond Trufant and Sean Parker to step up big time. Josh Shirley will need to get to Matt Barkley often to throw him off his game. Keith Price must step up.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 players who must impress vs the Oregon Ducks this weekend. Keith Price will need to be perfect in this game and will need to find his 2 biggest playmakers Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams. On defense, freshman Shaq Thompson will need be poised for a big performance as will Thomas Tutogi and John Timu in order to stop this relentless Oregon attack.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the Huskies injuries ahead of the LSU Tigers game on Saturday. Chris says the Ben Riva injury on the offensive line will be key. Junior Eric Kohler, formerly the right guard, will most likely fill in with James Atoe stepping up at right guard. Watch yourself Keith Price.
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 Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 defensive players to watch for the 2012 season. With many of the players on the list saving their best games of the year for the Apple Cup against Washington State, there were others who put on their best display in the Alamo Bowl against the Baylor Bears. Names on the list include, Hau’oli Jamora, John Timu, Princeton Fuimaono, Gregory Ducre, and Nate Fellner.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 heartbreaking moments in time for the University of Washington Huskies. Two close games that the Huskies should have had, 1993 Rose Bowl with Michigan, and the 2004 Apple Cup. Both were in reach, but both were lost in the last minutes. Don James retiring was tops on the list. The Dawg Father led the Huskies to 4 Rose Bowls, and a National Championship, plus the last dyanasty Seattle has seen.
NWSB Insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile of a hometown hero in Seattle. Marques Tuiasosopo was a leader and a champion as a Washington Huskies quarterback before entering the NFL with the Oakland Raiders. While his NFL career didn’t pan out, Tui immediately went to work to give back with his alma mater Washington. Soon after, he landed at UCLA as a specialty coach.
NWSB Insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile. This one is a legend from the University of Washington hailing from Spokane. His name? Steve Emtman. Although labeled a bust after he entered the pro ranks with Indianapolis, Emtman will always be a hometown legend for the years he spent anchoring the Washington Huskies defensive line.
NWSB Insider and UW hoops writer Clinton Bell tells us why he is a die hard fan of the University of Washington Huskies basketball team. A kid from Friday Harbor who watched one of his fellow Friday Harbor Wolverines make the Huskies basketball team. Plus, the talent that has come out of UDUB, like Brandon Roy, and Detlef Schrempf is what makes the Huskies better than cross state rivals Wazzu.
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.