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Category: Pac-12

Aug.
23rd

Morning links: Jeff Lindquist will be the guy, at least for now

The Huskies’ practice today is completely closed to media with no coach or player availability, so there won’t be much in this space today. It’s the weekend, anyway. But, links. There are always links.

Here’s our story in today’s newspaper, relaying the news of Jeff Lindquist being named the Huskies’ starting quarterback. Read more »

Aug.
21st

Morning links: Looking at kickers, cheap tickets and scheduling

Is it late enough in August yet to call these preseason practices instead of camp practices? Anyway, the Huskies have another one today, after which offensive players and assistant coaches will be available to speak. We’re always available for links.

Our story in today’s newspaper takes a look at the Huskies’ kicking and punting game, which should involve three different players this season. That’s a departure from 2013, when Travis Coons handled field goals, punts and, eventually, kickoffs. Read more »

Aug.
20th

Morning links: Huskies tickets for sale on Groupon

Another closed practice awaits the Washington Huskies today, but there will again be player and coach availability afterward. There is links availability now.

Here’s our story in today’s newspaper, looking at the Huskies’ options at running back. The version on the blog is a little longer than the version in the print edition. Read more »

Aug.
15th

Morning links: Huskies off-campus today, so let’s look at a video game

After an off-day on Thursday, the Washington Huskies will hold a closed, off-campus practice today before holding a public scrimmage at 3 p.m. Saturday. We wrote a story today about a video game. Read on for links.

— Here’s that story, a remembrance of EA Sports’ NCAA Football franchise.

Boise State athletic director Mark Coyle said he’s had “zero talk” with Washington about canceling next season’s scheduled game between the teams in Boise (the 2015 season opener), which would obviously mean a reunion between Chris Petersen and his former team. Read more »

Aug.
14th

Morning links: John Ross looking for more as a sophomore

Washington's John Ross, left, returns a kickoff for a touchdown against BYU during first half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Washington’s John Ross, left, returns a kickoff for a touchdown against BYU during first half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Huskies are off today, so these links are going to have to last you a while.

Our story in today’s paper focuses on Huskies receiver John Ross, about whom many glowing things have been said since he arrived at UW. He hopes his sophomore season is more productive than a freshman season he said included too many “missed opportunities.”

— Make sure you vote in our poll asking which game you’re most looking forward to this season. Read more »

Aug.
12th

Morning links: Huskies practice this afternoon; SI looks at Chris Petersen

Practice is back open to media today, as the Huskies take the field at 4:30 p.m. for the ninth day of camp. We’ll be back with updates. Here are links.

— UW released a teaser trailer yesterday for a new web series coming this fall.

Sports Illustrated has this profile of Chris Petersen, focusing on the unity theme. Read more »

Aug.
11th

Morning links: Closed practice on tap for Huskies

Day 8 of fall camp means a closed practice (and scrimmage) for the Washington Huskies today. So, there won’t be any practice updates here. There are always links. So here you go:

— Our story in today’s newspaper attempts to update the progress of the Huskies’ quarterback competition through the eyes of offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith. Read more »