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Oct.
6th

Kevin Smith: ‘I know I caught it’

FROM STANFORD — This was expected, that Washington receiver Kevin Smith would stand outside the visiting locker room and insist that he caught the ball.

But it is worth reporting that in the opinion of the 5-foot-11 senior, UW’s final pass of the game was not incomplete, as it was ruled by the replay official after a lengthy review inside the final 80 seconds of No. 15 Washington’s 31-28 loss to No. 5 Stanford.

On 4th-and-10, UW quarterback Keith Price danced around a number of defenders, freed himself outside the pocket toward the right sideline, and fired a pass toward Smith beyond the first-down marker and near Stanford’s 33-yard line.

Smith dove. The ball found its way into his hands. The official signaled it complete. But after Price hurried the offense to the line of scrimmage with 1:15 remaining and tried to get the ball snapped, a whistle blew, and the Huskies’ fate was directed upstairs to the replay booth. Read more »

Aug.
25th

Position analysis: Can the wide receivers overcome injuries and inexperience?

WIDE RECEIVERS

Starters:

  • Kasen Williams, 6-2, 216, Sophomore
  • Jaydon Mickens, 5-10, 170, freshman
  • DiAndre Campbell, 6-1, 198, sophomore OR Kendyl Taylor, 5-10, 200, freshman

Second-team:

  • Cody Bruns, 5-11, 183, senior
  • Kevin Smith, 5-11, 213, junior

The rest:

  • Jamaal Jones, 6-1, 188, redshirt freshman
  • Marvin Hall, 5-10, 188, freshman
  • William Chandler, 6-0, 186, junior
  • Antavius Sims, 6-0, 199, junior

Injured:

  • James Johnson 6-1, 197, senior (injured)

Strengths: There is certainly some versatility to this unit of wide receivers. It’s a good mixture of size, speed and athleticism. Each receiver brings something different to the

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