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- John McGrath of The News Tribune wonders if Chris Petersen will channel another underdog coach who was able to pull off a “miracle.”
- Here’s the transcript of this morning’s press conference with Petersen and Nick Saban
- If the Huskies run a trick play tomorrow, might it involve one of the “big uglies?”
- USA Today profiles Saban’s latest reclamation project; former UW coach Steve Sarkisian.
- Christian Caple writes that Taylor Rapp made varsity as a high school freshman partly for the safety of other 9th graders.
- Adam Jude also has a story on Rapp, this one about how playing with his older brother as a kid taught him to lick his wounds.
- Jude writes about freshman guard Nick Harris, a 276-pounder finding success in a 300 lb man’s world.
- Test your Husky knowledge with this Seattle Times Bowl Quiz.
- Lawyer Milloy has some choice words for those who don’t think the Huskies have a chance against Alabama.
- A few UW commits and a rather large Husky target made the 2016 All USA Washington Football Team.
Congrats Danny Shelton:
*BREAKING NEWS* @Browns @Danny_Shelton55 Named Finalist for Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year Award... https://t.co/ZRHYIEZMDC pic.twitter.com/8EJeemQcoH— Polynesian Football (@PolynesianFBHOF) December 29, 2016
Some very special moments yesterday as @AlabamaFTBL and @UW_Football visited @childrensatl.#CFAPeachBowl #RollTide #PurpleReign pic.twitter.com/1AcxmSG3yE— ChickfilA Peach Bowl (@CFAPeachBowl) December 29, 2016
ICYMI: Peach Bowl preview with @ChantelJennings. (And look for new pod Friday morning with @Mike_Yam + @LKennedy72.) https://t.co/lTaicPVDno— Adam Jude (@A_Jude) December 30, 2016
A couple 2017 Husky commits with big nights:
34 points, 20 rebounds and five assists for Michael Porter Jr in just 22 minutes of 87-64 win over Garfield. He's the best player in 2017.— Eric Bossi (@ebosshoops) December 30, 2016
Word of God (NC) G Blake Harris (@blizzyblake55_): 37 PTS, 10 AST, 6 STL, 5 REB in a win over Trinity Christian https://t.co/zY47ApouCX— Prep Circuit (@PrepCircuit) December 30, 2016
Emmitt Smith is held to 17 yards, and the Huskies roll over a favored SEC opponent: