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.

Football trend is complete in the Trufant family

2011 Apple Cup Observations

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.

NCAA Projections: Five Washington St. Cougars 2012 football stats predictions

Jeff Tuel

NWSB Editor and Washington State Cougars blogger Britton Ransford predicts the statistics for the top WSU football performers in 2012. Making the list are Jeff Tuel, Marquess Wilson, Travis Long, Chester Sua, and Andrei Lintz. It’s a new season with a new coach and college football is back. Mike Leach will have the Cougs ready to go come week 1 of the 2012 season.

Washington St. Football: Reasons not to sleep on the Cougs in 2012

Mike Leach

NW Sports Beat Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Britton Ransford addresses what the Cougars need to do to win a Pac 12 football Title. He points out this is Jeff Tuel’s team. He’s completely healthy for the first time in his WSU tenure. He also says the acquisition of Mike Leach and the implementation of the air raid offense has invigorated life into a once dormant fan base.

The WSU Cougars football project: Martin Stadium remodel

Artist rendering of the new Martin Stadium. (photo klewtv.com)

NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us all about the on going renovations known as the Cougar Football Project. A huge donation by Cougar Alum Greg Rankich has started the ball rolling. Started after the final game of the 2011 football season, the project will fully renovate two sections, and will take about 15 months for full completion.

Top 5 games on the Washington St. Cougars schedule in 2012

2012 WSU Recruiting

NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us his top 5 matchups on the Cougars schedule for the 2012 season. Luckily for the Cougs, they miss out on USC this year, but there will still be some tough games in the Oregon, Colorado, and Cal matchups. And last but not least, what Pac-12 season would not be complete without the annual Apple Cup game. Look for the Cougs to start fast, and earn that elusive 6th victory this year en route to a bowl game.

Washington St. Cougars football: Five players to know in 2012

Xavier Cooper

NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us his top 5 Cougs players to know that are NEW in 2012. Eric Oertel, Xavier Cooper, Dominique Williams, Andrei Lintz, Travis Long are all primed to have seasons in which they introduce themselves in a big way to the fans of the WSU Cougars.

Washington St. Cougars football notebook: QB’s under the spotlight

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NWSB’s Washington State Cougars blogger Insider Steve tells us today the real competition hasn’t started yet with regards to Jeff Tuel vs. Connor Halliday at Cougs offseason practices. It won’t begin until Halliday is 100% healthy and on the practice field giving Tuel his best shot. At that point Coach Mike Leach can begin the process of evaluating these two.

September Pac 12 college football games to keep an eye out for

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NWSB Insider — keeps us up to date with how the Pac-12 teams in the Pacific Northwest will be starting their seasons off. The Washington Huskies will have the toughest test against LSU, but Oregon needs to be wary of Arkansas St. who could surprise them after NFL draft casualties. Washington St. plays good teams with UNLV and BYU. Keith Price, De’Anthony Thomas, Jeff Tuel, Sean Mannion your front and center.

I’m a die-hard fan of Seattle U basketball because…

Redhawks vs. Huskies

NWSB Insider and Seattle U Redhawks blogger Blair Thomas tells us what it is that goes into being able to answer the question. Why am I a die hard fan of the Seattle U Basketball team?! Seattle University has tradition that other mid-majors in this region don’t have, plus Coach Cameron Dollar and his flock will begin WAC play in November.

I love the Marcus Trufant signing by the Seattle Seahawks

Marcus Trufant

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us on Monday the Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with free agent cornerback and former draft pick of the Seahawks Marcus Trufant on a 1 year contract. John Schneider today on KJR Radio with Dave Softy Mahler said he hopes Trufant will come in and compete at the Nickel spot.

Five things the UW Huskies must do to win the Pac-12 Tourney

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NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us his top 5 things the Huskies need to do to win the Pac-12 tournament this year. With the Huskies retaining the top spot in the conference going into their final 2 games, if they hold on, they will find themselves in a favorable matchup after a first round tourney bye. C.J. Wilcox, Terrence Ross, Tony Wroten must come up big down the stretch to get UW into the Tournament.

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