Nevada's seniors set out to spread a unified message to younger teammates in a shortened week leading up to Friday night's matchup with Washington State: Don't fear the big boys.
Chris Petersen is highly organized, detail-oriented football coach who seeks to run a program square, plumb, flush and level. Hospital corners on bed sheets so crisp they leave cuts. It would be intriguing to see, if someone were to pull up Petersen's tucked shirt from his trousers, whether he would spontaneously combust.
Paul James ran for 173 yards and scored his third touchdown with 3:24 left to give Rutgers a wild 41-38 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in the Scarlet Knights' first game as a member of the Big Ten.
For Jeff Lindquist, he’s exactly where he wants to be. He’s the starting QB at the University of Washington. He grew up a fan of the Huskies his whole life, dreaming of being in the position he is today. He’s fallen asleep at night seeing himself leading Washington to a big win as there signal caller.
When Washington coach Chris Petersen asked his players to read “The Energy Bus,” Danny Shelton wasn’t quite sure what to think of the assignment.
Thursday’s Washington State Cougars football game at CenturyLink Field will be the last annual “Seattle Game” for the foreseeable future.
When the Washington Huskies take the field on Saturday in Honolulu, 8 months of anticipation will come to a head as the Chris Petersen era begins. Similar to 2006 when he took over the Mountain West Conference’s most dominant team, Petersen takes over a football team coming off a 9-4 record in its previous season. That may however be where the similarities end.
Chris Petersen insists the opener for No. 25 Washington against Hawaii on Saturday carries no greater importance than any other season opener in his coaching career.
Vernon Adams threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington to a 56-35 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday in the first college football game of the season.
Mercer Island High School product Jeff Lindquist will be the starting quarterback for No. 25 Washington when the Huskies open the season at Hawaii on Aug. 30.
Mario Bailey walked down the Husky Stadium tunnel. He passed the plaques commemorating each of Washington’s bowl appearances and the new hand-painted murals. Then he stepped onto the turf.
Taniela Tupou has never been one to shy away from sharing his future plans with family. Growing up in Hawaii, he often made bold claims about a football future.
The Wolverines will play the Huskies in Seattle in 2020 and will host them at the Big House in Ann Arbor the following year.
Each time John Ross jogged off the field last season, he sought out an older teammate and asked, "What could I have done better?"
When the 520 Bridge is closed for the weekend and Washington’s coaches need to get to work, the commute from the Eastside to Seattle isn’t easy.