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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his week 4 game preview between the Washington Huskies and the visiting Stanford Cardinal. The Huskies will be looking to get Keith Price, Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams on the board against a very stingy Stanford defense. The running game could be the key as Bishop Sankey will need to run physically to help win this one.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox brings us a piece about Top 5 most electifying college footballers currently getting it done in the Pacific northwest. Kenjon Barner, Kasen Williams, Marcus Mariota, Marquess Wilson and De’Anthony Thomas all make the list. Oregon, Washington State, and Washington are all represented. Sorry Oregon State.