Washington Rumors & News

  • Washington's Vita Vea returning in 2017

    Seattle Times "After losing several stars who elected for early entry into the NFL draft, the Washington football team got some good news Friday as the school confirmed defensive tackle Vita Vea is returning for his junior season. Vea, 6 feet 5 and 332 pounds, was a third-year sophomore last season and was..." January 16

  • John Ross among 4 UW underclassmen who intend to enter draft

    NFL.com "Four underclassmen from Washington's Pac-12 championship team intend to file for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Wide receiver John Ross III, safety Budda Baker, cornerback Sidney Jones and defensive lineman Elijah Qualls intend to forgo their senior seasons, per a release by the..." January 03

  • Washington's John Ross declares for NFL draft

    12 Up "The Washington Huskies just got bounced from the College Football Playoff following a 24-7 loss to Alabama, and if that wasn't bad enough, now they'll have some more things to figure out heading into next season. The team is losing its best offensive playmaker to the NFL." January 03

  • Alabama DE Allen: Washington players were 'soft'

    ESPN "After Alabama's dominating 24-7 victory against Washington on Saturday in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Crimson Tide defensive end Jonathan Allen called the Huskies "soft." That was actually an improvement over what he called them walking off the field at halftime. "They were soft," Allen told..." January 01

  • No. 1 Alabama dominates No. 4 Washington to reach title game

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Unbeaten Alabama is one victory away from a second straight national championship and fifth in nine seasons thanks to a breakout game from sophomore running back Bo Scarbrough and its usual dominant defense. Scarbrough scored two touchdowns, including a 68-yarder early in the..." December 31

  • Alabama supposedly ‘scared’ of trick plays Washington runs

    Larry Brown Sports "he only way Washington stands a chance at pulling off an upset against Alabama in the College Football Playoff is to get creative, and Nick Saban is apparently preparing for the Huskies to do just that. Washington coach Chris Petersen is known for his willingness to take risks and affinity for..." December 15

  • Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington picked for College Football Playoff

    USA Today "The College Football Playoff pairings are set. After months of debate and 14 weeks of games, the committee came down with its final decision Sunday. No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl. No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State will face off in the Fiesta Bowl. The..." December 04

  • No. 4 Washington defeats No. 8 Colorado for Pac-12 title

    The Sports Xchange "SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Washington quarterback Jake Browning had his worst game of the season Friday, probably ruining any chance he had of winning the Heisman Trophy. But he won't mind a great deal because he likely will have a chance to redeem himself in a big-time game with a national..." December 03

  • Washington crushes Washington State, reaches Pac-12 title game

    The Sports Xchange "A record-tying first quarter scoring burst pushed No. 5 Washington one step closer to a berth in the college football playoff. Quarterback Jake Browning had 202 of his 292 passing yards and all three of his touchdowns in a 28-point first quarter, and the Huskies rolled to a berth in the..." November 25

  • 4-star OT Henry Bainivalu commits to Washington

    Tacoma News Tribune "Washington received some good news one day after losing its first game of the season. Henry Bainivalu, a 4-star offensive line prospect from Skyline High School in Sammamish, announced a commitment Sunday to play football for the Huskies. Listed at 6-foot-6 and 302 pounds, Bainivalu is..." November 14

  • UW’s Azeem Victor carted off the field with a leg injury

    Seattle Times "Junior linebacker Azeem Victor raised his right arm to acknowledge a standing ovation from the Husky Stadium crowd as he was carted off the field early in the second quarter Saturday evening, his right leg immobilized in an aircast. Washington’s most feared defender and its leading tackler,..." November 13

  • Washington sack leader Joe Mathis out for season

    Seattle Times "Washington senior Joe Mathis will miss the remainder of the season with a foot injury, UW coach Chris Petersen announced Monday. Mathis was scheduled to have surgery Monday, a source told The Times. The surgery likely will end Mathis’ UW career, though there’s an outside chance he might be able..." November 07

  • No. 5 Washington crushes California 66-27

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Fifth-ranked Washington gave the College Football Playoff selection committee some impressive numbers to chew on as the unbeaten Huskies blew out California 66-27 on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium. While handing the Bears (4-5, 2-4 Pac-12) their first home loss of the..." November 06

  • No. 4 Washington beats Utah, stays unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Washington stole some special teams thunder from Utah at a critical juncture. The Utes built a reputation in the Pac-12 for working special teams magic. This time around, the Huskies earned that spot on the highlight reel when Dante Pettis uncorked a memorable punt..." October 29

  • No. 5 Washington trounces Oregon 70--21

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Fifth-ranked Washington took out 12 years of frustration on Oregon. Sophomore quarterback Jake Browning accounted for eight touchdowns as the Huskies snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oregon with a 70-21 win on Saturday evening at Autzen Stadium. Washington beat the Ducks..." October 09

  • No. 9 Huskies survive Wildcats in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Washington hadn't been tested through one of the easiest non-conference schedules in the country for a major-conference team. The ninth-ranked Huskies, though, got all they could handle Saturday night. Washington (4-0) couldn't put away Arizona in the second half and needed..." September 25

  • Huskies get commitment from Juanita running back Salvon Ahmed

    Seattle Times "Juanita High School running back Salvon Ahmed announced his commitment to the Huskies on Friday, choosing Washington over Oregon, Stanford, USC and Notre Dame. Scout lists the 6-foot, 186-pound Ahmed as a four-star athlete and the 174th-ranked recruit in the nation." September 24

  • No. 8 Washington starts fast, finishes with 41-3 win

    The Sports Xchange "Eighth-ranked Washington did not need long to remove the suspense from Saturday night's nonconference match-up with Portland State at Seattle. Quarterback Jake Browning threw four touchdown passes as the Huskies raced to an early 28-point lead and rolled to a 41-3 victory over the FCS..." September 18

  • QB Browning leads No. 8 Washington past Idaho

    The Sports Xchange "Washington dominated Idaho on both sides of the ball on Saturday, winning 59-14 in a game in which the host No. 8 Huskies sent the Vandals to "death row" early, according to defensive tackle Vita Vea. "We actually have a thing that we call 'Death Row,'" Vea said after the game, played in..." September 10

  • Ross scores 3 TDs as No. 14 Washington sprints past Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Washington junior John Ross claims that shortly after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the spring of 2015, he downloaded a calendar for his phone and inserted a picture of the Rutgers mascot. That's how eager he was to be back on the field for the Huskies' 2016 season..." September 03