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Aug.
8th

Former UW defensive end Josh Shirley lands at UNLV

Josh Shirley, the former Washington Huskies defensive end who transferred from UW during the offseason, will be immediately eligible to play this season at UNLV, according to the school.

Shirley, a fifth-year senior, had 18 sacks in three seasons with the Huskies. He missed most of spring practice with an undisclosed illness, and UW announced his intent to transfer in early July. Read more »

July
2nd

DE Josh Shirley, OL Taylor Hindy leave UW football team

Idaho State quarterback Justin Arias (18) drops back to pass under pressure from Washington's Josh Shirley in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Idaho State quarterback Justin Arias (18) drops back to pass under pressure from Washington’s Josh Shirley during a game in 2013. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington coach Chris Petersen announced via statement today that fifth-year senior defensive end Josh Shirley and third-year sophomore offensive lineman Taylor Hindy have left the Huskies football team and intend to transfer.

Shirley’s departure had been rumored for a while, after he sat out much of the second half of spring practices with an undisclosed illness and didn’t participate in UW’s “Husky Combine” on May 20. He posted a photo on his Instagram account Tuesday of himself on a jet-ski with the accompanying message: “Seattle it’s been real. Had to have one final ride. #illbeback #TurnThePage #NextChapter” Read more »