NWSB Insider and Seattle Sports Blogger Brandon Choate brings us his list of 5 freshman who could hit the field come week 1 of the NCAA football season for the Washington Huskies. Incoming freshmen Shaq Thompson, Shane Brostek and Jaydon Mickens have a good shot at playing right away as well as James Sample, who was redshirted last season. Nice recruiting class by the Dawgs.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 fearless predictions for the 2012 Washington Huskies football team. Keith Price wins the Heisman Trophy, yes, that’s what Clinton is saying. Also, he thinks that the Huskies will march down into the bayou and come away with a win against the mighty LSU. He also predicts an Apple Cup victory, and a blow out against Portland State too.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger K-Shell weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. Kasen Williams the five-star wide receiver and #2 receiver in the entire nation for starters. Jesse Callier & Bishop Sankey, as well as Kevin Smith and Danny Shelton are the guys pegged to have much more than above average seasons in 2012 for UW.
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.
New NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Jared Galde tells us why he loves Coach Sarkisian, and doesn’t hold back when predicting a Rose Bowl. He’s a buyer when it comes to what coach Sark says kids heading to college right now didn’t grow up with a burning desire to attend the University of Washington. Jack Locker, Keith Price and Chris Polk have turned heads, good times are ahead.
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.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head football coach Rick Neuheisel. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out his Huskies career started in 1999, and he was there until 2002. One of the first orders of business for Neuheisel when taking over in Seattle was restoring the Huskies tradition of wearing gold helmets.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head coach Don James. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out the longest tenured coach at Washington, James also has the most career wins, with 153, winning 98 more games than he lost at the helm in Seattle. James was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell tells us UW football tight-end Austin Seferian-Jenkins is a fast and athletic tight end, but what can he be on the hardcourt for the 2012 UW Huskies hoops team? Seferian-Jenkins needs to be careful about this move to the court. Injuries happen. At 6’6″ 258, Seferian-Jenkins will definitely bring some added muscle.
Just hitting the newswire from ESPN LA twitter. Jim L. Mora the former Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks head coach will be named the next head coach of the UCLA Bruins football team. His last NFL job was as the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks in the 2009. Before that he coached the Atlanta Falcons.