The 2013 Apple Cup: “Must Watch” TV

Coach Sark

NWSB Blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the 2013 Apple Cup between WSU and UW. With a bit of help from some other teams WSU could find themselves in Las Vegas for the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. A loss for the Cougs likely sends them to Albuquerque for the New Mexico Bowl. A UW win gives them 8 wins on the year. They could be headed to San Francisco for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl or may wind up in the Las Vegas Bowl if they should lose.

Highlights: Idaho State vs. Washington

Keith Price, Washington Huskies

Game Rewind Idaho State vs. UW Highlights Keith Price passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another in one half of play as the host Huskies routed the FCS Bengals. Washington (3-0) scored three touchdowns in each of the first two quarters and finished with 680 offensive yards while winning its opening three games for […]

Football trend is complete in the Trufant family

2011 Apple Cup Observations

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Eric Acacio talks about the Trufant brothers and how they have become a trio in the NFL. Desmond is the last Trufant brother to finish his college football career in the state of Washington. Each of them started their football careers at Woodrow Wilson High School in Tacoma and then parted ways as they played football at different colleges. Although their choices in college were different, they all finished with the same result by making football into their career.

Northwest college football players with new NFL contracts

Jordan Poyer

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson details players from northwest teams who have received new contracts at the NFL level. This year we saw quite a few standouts from all four Northwest teams (Oregon, Washington, Oregon State, Washington State) get drafted. Jordan Poyer (OSU), Markus Wheaton (OSU), Dion Jordan (UO), Kiko Alonso (UO), Kyle Long (UO), Kenjon Barner (UO), Desmond Trufant (UW), and Marquess Wilson (WSU) went in the draft.

Who and what the Washington Huskies lose this year

Scott Suggs, Abdul Gaddy, Jernard Jarreau

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall brings us sad news in Montlake. With the heartbreaking conclusion to the 2012-13 season, the Huskies will be parting ways with Aziz N’Diaye, Scott Suggs and Abdul Gaddy. All 3 will be graduating and at least 1 of them could possibly go pro next season.

5 Reasons not to watch UW vs. BYU…but will watch anyway

CJ Wilcox

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio brings us her top 5 reasons she’s watching the round 1 NIT hoops matchup between the Washington Huskies and BYU Cougars. The last time UW played in the CBI was in 2008 during the Jon Brockman, Justin Dentmon and Quincy Pondexter era. Abdul Gaddy prayed the Huskies would make the NIT. C.J. Wilcox, Scott Suggs and Aziz N’Diaye need to show how badly they want to extend their season.

Five things I hated about last night’s Huskies loss

Arsalan Kazemi Oregon Ducks

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio brings us her top 5 things she hated the most in the Huskies loss to Oregon on Thursday night in Las Vegas. Besides the way the Huskies seniors lost their last conference tournament, Erin also tells us that if the Dawgs could of hit three more free throws, they would have been playing Utah on Friday night for a chance at the conference final. What could of been will never be known now.

Five positions Washington needs to upgrade in 2013

2011 Apple Cup Observations

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Hall talks about the positions the Huskies football team need to upgrade in 2013 for an even better season than their last. Graduation left Washington’s receiving corp depleted and shallow after the 1-2 punch of Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams. After an audit, it’s clear Washington needs to fix up five positions in particular.

Arizona State vs. Washington St.: The aftermath, what went wrong?

Leach pleads with ref

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth gives us his take in his weekly What Went Wrong post following the BIG loss by the Cougs to the Arizona State Sun Devils. This season just seems to go from bad to worse. Just when there seemed to be a light at the end of the tunnel in the UCLA game, the Sun Devils came and turned it out. An embarrassing loss to a weak team. Now its WSU vs. UW with the 2012 Apple Cup on the line.

Rumor Mill: Jerramy Stevens cleared in abuse of Hope Solo

Jerramy Stevens

NWSB Insider Jon Irwin reports on today’s news that UW super couple Jerramy Stevens and Hope Solo appeared in court today on domestic abuse chargers. Stevens has since been cleared of any wrong doing.

Week 10 game balls: Washington vs. Cal Golden Bears

Bishop Sankey, Washington Huskies

NWSB insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his game balls from the Huskies’ week 10 victory over Cal. Bishop Sankey has stepped up in a big way this season and that wasn’t any different this week. Austin Seferian-Jenkins got the ball and made the best of it while Sean Parker and Shaq Thompson have played big roles on the defensive side of the ball.

UW Huskies vs. Oregon Ducks: What went wrong?

DeAnthony Thomas vs Washington defense

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his list of things that went wrong for the Dawgs in Oregon. Keith Price made several poor choices coupled with the defense’s lack of tackling and it all buried the Huskies and their chances of winning. The defense allowed too many rush yards to Oregon’s 3 running backs and their quarterback and couldn’t secure the ball.