NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about Oregon’s victory over the Washington Huskies on Saturday night. Washington, coming into this game flying high off of a big win over the Stanford Cardinal, failed to produce anything early on as the Ducks surged out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter. Oregon used their physicality and speed on the defensive front to disrupt UW QB Keith Price all night.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the reasons to love the rivalry between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies. Officially beginning in 1900, the rivalry between these two teams (known as the Border War) is rich with hatred and passion that stems all the way back to 1948, when the University of Washington lobbied the University of Montana to vote against the Ducks making an appearance in the Rose Bowl.
NWSB Writer and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his top 2011 Huskies moments in time and the best plays from last year. The Huskies put on a spectacular performance in the Alamo Bowl, with Keith Price putting himself on the map. Chris Polk made history while Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams broke onto the scene in a big way. And Jermaine Kearse had a highlight sendoff to his journey to the NFL.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 games on the 2012 Washington Huskies football schedule. First tough match up will be down in Baton Rouge against the LSU Tigers. If the Huskies play a flawless game, they walk away as winners. Oregon will be the team to beat in the Pac-12 this year, and the Huskies will not stand a chance, unless Keith Price plays above a Heisman level.
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.
NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Chris Anderson looks at the early Pac 12 point spreads and picks the Washington games that are sure to give you the satisfaction of more money in your pocket. Some games included feature the Arizona Wildcats and the Washington State Cougars. Keith Price and Steve Sarkisian will be looking to improve further during the 2012 season.
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 and Washington Huskies blogger KShell weighs in with some new faces to introduce you to who will be playing in Seattle in 2012. Steve Sarkisian has some new toys. Brandon Beaver, Shaq Thompson, James Sample, Taniela Tupou, and Jaydon Mickens will all be given a chance to show what they have on the field. Who will be backing up Keith Price this upcoming season? We touch on these guys too.