Once upon a time, spring practice for the Huskies concluded with an intrasquad contest that pitted the first team defense against the second team offense, and vice versa. A score was kept, and statistics were recorded.
For the better part of the past three years, former Ferndale High and University of Washington quarterback Jake Locker has politely declined to speak about his reasons for retiring from the NFL after four seasons with the Tennessee Titans.
Washington Huskies football coach Chris Petersen spoke with reporters Friday, a day before the team's final spring practice. Petersen went over his thoughts on the spring and why he likes the team's unorthodox format. He also shed some insight into potential first rounder Vita Vea among other topics.
After not signing a single player from Hawaii in four years, the Washington Huskies have one signee and one commitment. Everyone else in college football is learning Hawaii is no longer one of college recruiting's best kept secrets.
For three years, Jake Browning has served as the model of consistency. He goes into a senior year with the expectations he can lead Washington to the College Football Playoff. But what if Browning gets hurt? Then the Huskies have a decision to make between redshirt freshman Jake Haener or true freshmen Jacob Sirmon and Colson Yankoff.
Noa Ngalu became the seventh player to join the Washington Huskies' 2019 recruiting class when he pledged Monday to UW. The three-star defensive tackle is the second defensive lineman to join the class.
Jacob Eason, the former Georgia quarterback, spoke with reporters Monday about his decision to transfer to Washington and how he's learned from Jake Browning while serving as a guide for younger quarterbacks Jacob Sirmon and Colson Yankoff.
Former Washington Huskies quarterback Damon Huard had a long NFL career. And during that time he became friends with Dan Marino. They forged a friendship over wine and many years later, Huard is an award-winning winemaker.
The Washington Huskies made a major move this week when they decided to end their 20-year partnership with Nike and join rival Adidas starting in 2019. UW and Adidas agreed to a 10-year pact worth roughly $120 million. But there's more to the story than money and uniforms.
Washington's 2019 recruiting class already has six commitments and it's only mid-April. The Huskies have the largest class in the Pac-12 to this point. Here's a look at how UW got an early jump on the competition and a look at five prospects who could be the next to join.
Compared to a few months ago, Jake Browning looks different. He's fully healed from a 2017 offseason shoulder surgery and has provided the sort of glimpses this spring reminiscent of the passer who threw for 43 touchdowns.