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.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us his thoughts on the Annual Spring Game. The spring game matters because it’s the first live football fans of a team have seen for months, and will see for quite a while. Despite the small sample size and unrealistic conditions of a spring game, Husky Nation likely came out cautiously excited. Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Keith Price, Kasen WIlliams, and a number of other offensive starters sat out large portions.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Chris Hall previews the 2013 defense for the Washington Huskies. Players making the cut are Will Shamburger, Sean Parker, Gregory Ducre, Travell Dixon, Travis Feeney, Shaq Thompson, John Timu, Josh Shirley, Andrew Hudson, Danny Shelton and Connor Cree. Much is still up in the air, but things look promising for Washington on both sides of the ball.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Chris Hall previews the 2013 offense for the Washington Huskies. Led by Keith Price at quarterback, the Huskies have a lot of potential on the offensive side of the ball, especially with Bishop Sankey at running back. Questions around TE Austin Sefarian-Jenkins don’t seem to be a problem, although his DUI could have an impact in 2013.
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 Editor Bryant Knox previews the 2013 college football season with five NW players who are primed to have massive years. Making the cut is Keith Price of the Washington Huskies, Scott Crichton of the Oregon State Beavers, Brett Bartolone of the Washington State Cougars, Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks and De’Anthony Thomas, also from UO.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down who could start at quarterback for UW in 2013. Keith Price is coming off a subpar season, begging the question, is there a better fit under center? Cyler Miles, Troy Williams, and Jeff Lindquist all saw time in the Spring Game, but Miles is the only one who had much of a positive impact. Price’s 2012 campaign was far from perfect, but he outshined everyone else in the Spring Game, making it a possibility he could return to his starting role.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall predicts the staring lineup for the 2012-13 Washington Huskies. Andrew Andrews, CJ Wilcox, Desmond Simmons, Shawn Kemp Jr. and Gilles Dierickx all make the cut on Hall’s list. Nigel Williams-Cross, Darin Johnson, Mike Anderson, Jernard Jerreau and Perris Blackwell are the challengers for Lorenzo Romar’s squad.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us a small preview of next season, listing 5 Huskies who must lead by example. Despite their age, Kasen Williams and Shaq Thompson have a big chance to be inspiring while Keith Price and Austin Seferian-Jenkins are looking to bring back the glory.
NWSB Inside and University of Washington Huskies Insider Erin Acacio breaks down the 2012-13 season for UW head coach Lorenzo Romar. Despite the disappointment of missing the NCAA Tournament the last two years, Lorenzo Romar wants to stay at Washington as long as he can. With a potential starting lineup of Andrew Andrews, C.J. Wilcox, Hikeem Stewart, Shawn Kemp Jr and Desmond Simmons, there’s a lot to like about the future of this program.
NWSB Insider Brant Knox breaks down the odds for NW Pac-12 team to make a run at a BCS National Championship. Bovada.lv has given the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers and Washington Huskies odds to win. The Washington State Cougars were left off the list, which isn’t too surprising if you watched them play in 2012—sorry Cougs fans.