Huskies Football: 10 ways you know you’re a true fan

UW has found success with the blackout strategy thus far.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down what it means to truly be a UW fan. First and foremost, you think about the 1991 BCS national championship team ad nauseum. You also know what it means to don ponchos and throw your dubs up. As a fan, you enjoy a good blackout, and you trust Steve Sarkisian — not to mention Keith Price, Bishop Sankey and the rest of the crew — to return to dominance.

Pac-12 Media Day: Washington Huskies football

Steve Sarkisian, University of Washington

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the Washington Huskies’ time on the podium at the 2013 Pac-12 Media Day.Picked to finish behind Oregon, Stanford, and Oregon State in the division, not many people know what to exactly think about UW football in 2013. Uncertainties surrounding Keith Price at quarterback and Austin Sefarian-Jenkins’ timetable for return to the program lead many to question their potential in the coming year. Here’s what the Husky football panel at Pac-12 Media Day had to say.

Ranking the Washington football teams over the last 5 years

Jake Locker and the 2010 Huskies defeated the USC Trojans 32-31.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us his power ranking of the last five UW football teams. Between 2008 and 2012, the team has seen everything from an 0-12 season to back-to-back victories over the USC Trojans. Jake Locker, Keith Price, Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Kasen Williams and Chris Polk have all been along for the ride.

The UW Huskies have a good problem brewing in Montlake

Keith Price

Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us a look at the quarterback battle this season at Washington. With Keith Price entrenched as starter, do any of the other guys make a run at the starting job? Derrick Brown may be on his way out, but Cyler Miles, Jeff Lindquist and Troy Williams could prove to be problematic for Sark come decision time. Decisions – Decisions for Coach Steve Sarkisian.

Washington hero poised to lead the Tennessee Titans to the playoffs

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NWSB Insider Jonas Hyde brings us a piece on the emergence of former Husky Jake Locker. With the Washington native taking over the reigns for the Titans officially last year, this will be the first year that the team has been built for him specifically. Taking a page out of Pete Carroll’s, the Titans have themselves set up to make a splash in the AFC with young Locker behind center.

Jalen Canty and dual-sport athletes at UW

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NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall brings up the interesting topic of the two-sport star at the University of Washington. With the commitment of upcoming two-sport star Jalen Canty, Chris takes a trip down memory lane about past success stories of Huskies two-sports stars. Of course the two that come to mind are ASJ and Nate Robinson, but there are a few more names worth noting on Chris’ list.

Must watch OSU Beavers games in 2013

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NWSB insider and OSU blogger Jon Irwin brings us his rundown of the Oregon State Beaver’s five biggest games in the upcoming 2013 college football season. Some of the games making the cut include Washington and Stanford, two revenge opportunities for the Beavers after 2012 upsets. And don’t forget the Civil War at the end of the year!

Washington Huskies 2013 football offensive VIP’s

Keith Price, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall breaks down who the five most important players will be for UW in 2013. The list comprises Keith Price, Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Kassen Williams and Micah Hatchie. Much has been made about the team’s new offense, but the playmakers will be the ones leading the team to success.

The most critical games for the UW Huskies in 2013

The Huskies open their season in a rematch against Boise State. (Photo: US Presswire)

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall breaks down the five biggest games of the UW college football season. The list comprises games against the Boise State Broncos, the Oregon Ducks, the Arizona Wildcats, the UCLA Bruins and, of course, the Washington State Cougars. We all remember what happened in last year’s apple cup, but home-field advantage should help the Dawgs this time around.

Washington Football’s 5 most underrated players

Travis Feeny will mistakenly be overlooked by opponents in 2013. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall breaks down which UW players will enter 2013 underrated. We all know who the stars are: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Shaq Thompson, Keith Price Bishop Sankey and Kasen Williams will grab the headlines. But guys like Travis Feeney, DiAndre Campbell, Dexter Charles, Danny Shelton and John Timu deserve recognition as well.

Reasons to attend the UW Men’s Basketball alumni event!!!

Nate Robinson (left) and Brandon Roy (right) will be in attendance for the 2013 UW Alumni Event.

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down why every UW fan should attend the 2013 Alumni event. Among the reasons are an All-Star-type atmosphere, a three-point contest, a dunk contest and a number of returning superstars. Those expected to be in attendance are Brandon Roy, Nate Robinson, Terrence Rosee, Spencer Hawes and more. Tickets are cheap, so all true UW fans should check this event out.

Must watch Ducks games in 2013

Can the Ducks continue to build their national brand in 2013? (Photo: oregonlive.com)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the top 5 games on Oregon’s schedule in 2013. While the schedule is riddled with high-profile contests and nationally televised games, none are more enticing than games against Tennessee, Washington, Stanford, Oregon State, and UCLA. Tennessee will become the first SEC in quite some time to make the trip to Autzen, signaling the first great game of 2013 for the Ducks.

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