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- No matter how hard you try, there's no escaping the hype surrounding the Huskies this off-season. Chris Petersen is doing his best to slow the hype train.
- USA Today has their article about Petersen and his reaction to the hype.
- You've read about it, but hear it from the man himself. Here's video from Pac-12 Media days of Coach Petersen saying the hype is meaningless.
- Darrell Daniels attended Pac-12 Media Days with Coach Petersen and you can read everything he said here.
- Who is the team's MVP? Dawgman.com is counting down the top 20 players most critical to the team's success this season. Today they reach #17. If you missed earlier entries, here are #20, #19, and #18.
- Washington should have a very strong defensive line this year. How do the individual players stack up against the rest of the conference?
- ICYMI, the big news from the weekend was the committment of the top ranked safety in California, Brandon McKinney. Here's our thoughts, as well as Christian Caple's from the Tacoma News Tribune.
- In other recruiting news, Pacific Takes recaps the 2018 prospects recently offered by the Huskies.
- So I know the theme today is Chris Petersen trying to dampen the hype and by posting this next article I'm going against his wishes, which I usually try not to do. However, my responsibilities here mean I'm obligated to tell you about Pro Football Focus's latest "Daily Focus" which asks, "Is Washington the best returning team in the Pac-12?" Sorry, coach.
- On that note, SI College Football has a podcast discussing the favorites in this year's wide open Pac-12. I wonder who they will talk about.
- Lorenzo Romar nabbed another blue chip. It's been expected for a while at this point, but Michael Porter Jr. has committed to the Huskies. He's the #4 ranked player on ESPN.