How do you replace three All-Americans and six of your starting front seven defensive players? That’s the major challenge facing the Washington Huskies football team as it points towards the 2015 season.
SEATTLE (AP) — Marcus Peters was back in a familiar setting on Thursday, even though a return to Washington seemed unlikely months ago. Nearly five months ago, Peters was dismissed from the Huskies football program […]
Washington’s first spring practice will commence at 8:15 a.m. Monday morning, and with it, a chance to move forward after a disappointing 8-6 season in Petersen’s first year in Montlake.
While a passel of elite draft prospects have been a long time coming for Washington, there is potential to see it become a trend rather than a one-year blip on the radar screen.
Whatever goals head coach Chris Petersen has for his second year at the helm of the Washington program, job one is finding a competent quarterback.
The All-American linebacker announced his decision to enter the 2015 NFL Draft
Instead, Chris Petersen’s Huskies were dominated in an ugly first half which saw Washington out-gained 293 to 113 in total yards and 15 to 5 in first downs.
Washington (6-4, 2-4) readies for trip to Tucson where it will face 14th-ranked Arizona (7-2, 4-2) having lost three its last four games. The offense will be without Shaq Thompson, moved back to linebacker, and its most dynamic play-maker, John Ross, moved permanently to defense.
The welcome sight of Kikaha and Thompson will help the Huskies cope with the loss of top cornerback Marcus Peters
The inexperience in the secondary, coupled with a banged-up offensive line and an ineffective passing game contributed to a lopsided 44-30 loss Saturday evening at Husky Stadium.