Huskies beat blogger KShell reports on Washington Huskies gameday for Week 8 versus the Stanford Cardinal. Huskies fans are excited about wide receiver James Johnson. Thankfully, Johnson didn’t transfer and is having a great season. For the year Johnson has 22 receptions for 287 yards(13.0 YPC) with three touchdowns.
Senior writer Matt Larkin points out University of Washington Huskies hoops freshman and phenom Tony Wroten Jr. had arthroscopic surgery on his knee this week. But Coach Lorenzo Romar appeared on Seattle sports radio station 950 KJR today and squelched any rumors that may be out there with regards to Wroten’s 2011 playing status.
KShell asks the question. Why is there no Keith Price for Heisman talk? The Washington Huskies are averaging 37.0 points per game despite losing quarterback Jake Locker to the NFL Draft. Since the 2000 season the winners of the Heisman Trophy have played in the national championship game in 9 of 11 winners.
K-Shell another one of our men with his pulse on the Washington Huskies beat is back with another edition of the UW football Notebook. The Huskies offense led by Keith Price who is second in the nation in passing touchdowns with 21 is averaging 37.0 points per game. While Chris Polk is 14th in the nation in rushing yards.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former University of Washington Huskies tailback Corey Dillon. A former Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots accomplished running back as well. Dillon etched his name in the record books again on October 22, 2000 with a game for the ages. 278 rushing yards, breaking Walter Payton’s 23-year-old record for most in a single game.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. MLB Baseball pro and current San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum. He was drafted in both the 2003 and 2005 draft but turned down the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves respectfully. He is the first pitcher in MLB history to be awarded the Cy Young in each of his first two full seasons.
Kris S tells us that the University of Washington Huskies defense, despite a rough start, are coming around and fixing their mistakes. Huskies defenders Desmond Trufant, Cort Dennison and Alameda Ta’amu are making large contributions for this revamped unit on defense.
Q takes a look at the Pac 12 running back stand out Chris Polk of the Washington Huskies. Most of us thought this would be running back Chris Polk’s offense. That includes NFL scouts, who liked the 5’11”, 222-pounders low center of gravity and solid power. But right now the buzz around the Huskies’ football team is all about Keith Price…
Washington Huskies beat writer Matt Larkin tells us what a day Saturday was as the Washington Huskies defeated the Utah Utes to vault them up to 28th in the National polls. Keeping opponents off the board had been a big problem for UW so far and the Huskies’ pass rush was in major trouble with Hau’oli Jamora suffering a season-ending injury the week prior. And asks so what does it all mean?
Kris S reports on Washington Huskies gameday for Week 5 versus the Utah Utes. Huskies fans are excited about the true freshman Austin Seferian-Jenkins, understandable since the Huskies haven’t had much from their tight ends in a decade, and he’s a nice compliment to the running game led by Chris Polk.
Our insider Matt Larkin poses the question a lot of Washington Husky fans are asking this season: Is University of Washington QB Keith Price the next great Husky quarterback?
Dawg’s football beat writer K-Shell lets us know that Washington Husky nation is buying into what Coach Steve Sarkisian is selling. Two years ago the Huskies were a bunch of overachievers who surprised everyone by going 5-7. Then last year’s high expectations led to a 7-6 record and a Holiday Bowl win over Nebraska. In 2011 UW is 3-1…