SEATTLE — Even with their anticipated Pac-12 Conference opener only a week away, and even with a 34 1/2-point spread in their favor this week, the Huskies have said all the right things leading up to today’s final nonconference game against Georgia State.
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PULLMAN — It’s a bit incongruous, because Washington State is a 1-2 football team looking to find itself against unbeaten and No. 2-ranked Oregon. But Ducks receivers need to be forewarned about the soundtrack that awaits them Saturday night.
SEATTLE — Illinois football fans have been waiting for a quarterback to resurrect the Fighting Illini since Jeff George left and was taken No. 1 in the NFL draft in 1990.
SEATTLE — Two games is a small sample size. Even so, the numbers suggest a big problem for the Washington defense.
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what’s worth watching, and skipping. All times pacific:
With a Hawaiian lei draped around his neck as he stood on the Aloha Stadium field, John Timu’s evaluation of the Washington Huskies’ 17-16 victory over Hawaii on Saturday night was understandably tempered.
HONOLULU — Dressed in their new, shiny, all-white uniforms and guided by their new, much-lauded coaching staff, the University of Washington football team took the Aloha Stadium field here on a sunny Saturday against a Hawaii team that finished 1-11 in 2013 and … watched the Rainbow Warriors score a touchdown on their first possession.
SPOKANE — What’s not to like about a 32-point win?
An agreement has been reached between Fox Sports and Dish Network, removing a planned blackout of four college football games this weekend, including the Washington State-Rutgers game tonight at CenturyLink Field, a Pac-12 spokesman said Wednesday.
SEATTLE — In the final days leading up to Washington State’s football opener Thursday night against Rutgers at CenturyLink Field, the story might be more about people who won’t see the game than those who will.
SEATTLE — At 6 feet 5, 217 pounds, freshman Brayden Lenius brings an element of size and sure-handedness any program covets in a wide receiver. His addition is a particularly welcome one to a Washington receiving corps in need of another true outside option.
SEATTLE — No school had a merrier team riding the coaching carousel than the Washington Huskies.
No sport is drenched in tradition like college football, and in 2014, it’s going to do away with one of those. We’re about to have a definitive, recognizable, undisputed national champion. (With only a little controversy.)
SEATTLE — Washington linebackers coach Bob Gregory had a pretty good idea he inherited a special group when the new coaching staff took over eight months ago.
The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation’s five most high-profile conferences.