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Former Huskies Kasen Williams, Jesse Callier, Mike Criste, Michael Hartvigson trying out; Kevin Smith on offseason roster

Yes, second-round draft choice Frank Clark is at rookie minicamp for the Seahawks, wearing number 55.

There’s a mini Huskies reunion here this afternoon at Seahawks headquarters.

Seattle has five guys who played at the University of Washington at its rookie minicamp that began today and runs through Sunday. Four are on free-agent tryouts:

*Kasen Williams, the big, physical wide receiver whose UW career was derailed by sloppy route running and then a broken leg and displaced foot bones. Last week he had an agreement on an undrafted free-agent deal with Cincinnati, but then failed his physical. So now he’s

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Dismissed UW Huskies CB Marcus Peters at combine: “I’m humbled…I am blessed to have a second chance”

Marcus Peters considers Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch a “cousin,” from his days growing up in Oakland, California, with Lynch about eight years older. Lynch continues to advise the former Washington Huskies cornerback through this weekend’s NFL scouting combine here in Indianapolis.

What’s Lynch telling him?

“That’s personal,” Peters said today. “We keep it personal. That’s someone who has mentored me throughout my whole life. I look up to him a lot. He’s a great Oakland citizen. But every conversation we’ve had is personal.”

Just over three months after UW coach Chris Petersen dismissed

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“We are in the finish mode right now.” Suring Seahawks following Pete Carroll’s mantra. Again.

When Pete Carroll had Steve Sarkisian as his offensive coordinator at USC about a half-dozen years ago Carroll’s one-word edict for their USC Trojans was “finish.”

When Carroll came to coach the Seahawks in 2010 and Sarkisian came to coach the University of Washington the year before both brought that mantra with them to Seattle.

The word “FINISH!” — with the exclamation points — was everywhere at the Seahawks’ headquarters in Renton and UW’s facilities on Montlake. On signs in the weight rooms and locker rooms. In meeting rooms. On the fronts of T-shirts the players wore. Even on the

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Feel-good day: Seahawks get Kam Chancellor, Russell Okung back fully practicing; refute accusations on Lynch; dump ice bucket on Pete Carroll

That’s coach Pete Carroll after practice today accepting the social-media phenomenon that is the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to promote awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). And that’s quarterback Russell Wilson and tight end Zach Miller doing the dumping.

As USA Today and others reported today, Justin Timberlake, Matt Lauer, Martha Stewart and the Kennedys have been among the many to take the Ice Bucket Challenge. It has helped raise $2.3 million for the national ALS Association in just two weeks. Even President Obama received the challenge, from the Kennedy family. Carroll got his challenge

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