NWSB Insider Steve Lee gives us a look at former Washington Husky Tony Wroten. After his one-and-done year for the Dawgs, many people thought Wroten should have stayed to define his raw talent a bit more. But the Memphis Grizzlies took a chance on him, and it seemed like their gamble didn’t pay off, as he saw little time on the floor for the Grizz. But now in his second year he is seeing new life on a new team; the Philadelphia 76ers.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us five things to look forward to in UW’s Week 3 matchup with the Illinois Fighting Illini. First and foremost, keep an eye on Austin Seferian-Jenkins in his return game from suspension. But while ASJ will make his mark, as well as Bishop Sankey and Kasen Williams, look for Jaydon Mickens and Dwayne Washington to potentially get involved. The UW defense will be tested by Nathan Scheelhaase, and this should be a hard-fought battle on both sides.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall brings us a list of playmakers who stepped up against Boise State and should raise their profiles this season. Wide Receivers John Ross, Dwayne Washington, Jaydon Mickens. A home run threat every time he catches the ball, every team this year will be mindful of Mickens from now on. Lets not forget TE Josh Perkins also made the list after his solid performance.
NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his game balls for the Husky victory over Boise State. Keith Price, Bishop Sankey and Jaydon Mickens all earned offensive game balls for their performance while John Timu, Shaq Thompson and Danny Shelton got them on the defensive side of the ball. When all was said and done, Price was 23 of 31 for 324 yards, 2 touchdowns and an INT.
NWSB insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us a season preview for your 2013 Washington Husky football team. There are big questions surrounding Keith Price, Kasen Williams and Austin Seferian-Jenkins. Can Shaq Thompson, Bishop Sankey and Josh Shirley have even better seasons than last year?
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger breaks down which Boise State Broncos must be contained in the season opener against UW. Jay Ajayi, a punishing ball-carrier, will challenge Danny Shelton. Matt Miller is a guy who has size on Marcus Peters and Greg Ducre, which means Shaq Thompson may be called upon. Demarcus Larence will also raise hell, but for the Broncos’ defense.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ football blogger Chris Hall talks about what to expect when the Huskies host Boise State for their opening game of 2013. Whiel expectations for both teams are quite lofty for the next year, the first game of the season will undoubtedly prove at least some of each team’s worth. The Huskies will have a tough task ahead of them, but a helpful home crowd and Keith Price & Bishop Sankey should help to alleviate some pressure for the Dawgs.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the Apple Cup and Civil War and which one would be the one to tune into. Steeped in northwest tradition of providing you with great football games, both rivalry contests certainly have their own appeal to them, and tradition. Pitting Washington against Washington State, the Apple Cup has a storied tradition of having two of college football’s semi-traditional programs go head-to-head in contests that potentially decide conference champions.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you five teams he thinks could potentially unseat the Ducks as the standard of Pac-12 football. Arizona State, Washington, and UCLA all seem to be on the outside looking in, but they definitely have the potential to become the top programs in the Conference of Champions. USC and Stanford appear to be the main contenders to supplant the Ducks.
NWSB Insider and Washington Husky Blogger Chris Hall gives us his five unorthodox predictions heading into the 2013 college football season. Washington is due for a win against Oregon, as well as an eight-win season. John Ross and Damore’ea Stringfellow are boudn to succeed in their freshman seasons. Deontae Cooper Dwayne Washington will step up alongside Bishop Sankey.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger James Crabtree-Hannigan breaks down UW’s biggest question mark entering the 2013 college football season: Keith Price. At Pac-12 Media Day, Price stated, “”I have a lot to prove to myself and a lot to prove to you guys…” With players such as Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Bishop Sankey around him — not to mention a more inexperienced O-line, there’s no reason for him to fall back on his word.
NWSB insider Clinton Bell is back with a piece about the 5 greatest players with Washington ties that you’ve never heard of. Sparked by the news of Clint Dempsey signing with the Seattle Sounders, Clinton thought it would be fun to explore some players who had success in their respective sports that aren’t really household names. Anchored by Dempsey, and finishing off with Gaylord Perry, have a read and see who you’ve missed.