Time for your morning update. In case you hadn’t heard, Texas broke purple in a big way yesterday. Let’s jump into the dots.
The Morning Dots
... the good news started when inside backer Nic Bolton committed. The Keishawn Bierria clone is a three star recruit who held offers from Utah, Colorado and Houston (among others). Bolton had some interesting commentary regarding his commitment.
#PurpleReign ☔️ pic.twitter.com/gO2NxahyTc— Lil Bolt (@_nickbolton2) July 24, 2017
... As Husky fans digested and debated whether or not UW owned a "Texan pipeline" (it’s not exactly Keystone sized, but ‘yes, we do’), three star offensive lineman Victor Curne announced his commitment.
C o m m i t t e d #PurpleReign #GoDawgs ☔️ @HamiltonESPN pic.twitter.com/BeoVkcTpYY— Vick C. © (@360Jr_) July 25, 2017
... a certain SEC head coach is on the hot seat and Chris Petersen, with his relationship to the AD and newfound recruiting connections in Texas, could become a target.
... oh, hey, USC is a national title contender
Why USC is a legit 2017 CFP threat https://t.co/n0ZNiCmNIN #CFB— College Football (@CollegeFootball) July 25, 2017
... most of the national bloggers who are previewing PAC 12 schools seem to love the Huskies but judt can’t seem to fully commit. Here is another good example.
... UW isn’t among the favorites in Vegas to make the playoffs, but they may be a value play if you are of such a persuasion.
... Jake Browning is a fantastic passer under pressure. Frankly, I’d love to see how much better he can get when not under pressure. I’m guessing Trey Adams, Kaleb McGary, Coleman Shelton, et al. are taking that opinion under advisement.
Jake Browning topped some other big names in TD passes under pressure last year, among returning Pac-12 QBs. pic.twitter.com/vgN5GeRWMj— PFF College Football (@PFF_College) July 24, 2017
... Reposting this because it’s fun: Pacific Takes thinks that the two best d-linemen in the PAC reside in Montlake. Pro Football Focus seems to agree with this take:
Washington DI Greg Gaines has been consistently good for the Huskies.— PFF College Football (@PFF_College) July 25, 2017
Here's just how good: https://t.co/VVo5F0rbMf pic.twitter.com/FgAZlSykNc
... want to know how great the PAC 12 is? Just ask them!
... We are just days away from the opening of fall camp. That means PICTURE DAY IS COMING!
2017 Picture Day Set for August 6 at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium.#PurpleReign— UW Football (@UW_Football) July 24, 2017
Details: https://t.co/bukOTzCnXp pic.twitter.com/ivKYsSVfct
and, in case you need a reminder of key dates, we have this:
Upcoming Dates:— UW Ticket Office (@UWTickets) July 24, 2017
▶️ 7/28-29, Dawgs Under The Stars
▶️ 8/1, Single Game On-Sale
▶️ 8/8, ⚽️ On-Sale
▶️ 8/17, Rutgers Tickets Mailed Out
... finally, we now have full details from the Athletic Department on the fall camp schedule. Below is straight out of their notification to the media. It includes dates, times and availability schedules for media interviews
UW FOOTBALL 2017 PRESEASON PRACTICE SCHEDULE (subject to change)
Sun., July 30, 12:00 p.m. – Press Conference with Coach Petersen, Founders’ Club. Lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Mon., July 31, 4:45 p.m. – First practice, interviews afterward (defensive players & coaches)
Tue., Aug. 1, 3:20 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (offensive players & coaches)
Wed., Aug. 2, 3:20 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (defensive players & coaches)
Thu., Aug. 3, 3:20 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (Coach Petersen only)
Fri., Aug. 4, 3:20 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (offensive players & coaches)
Sat., Aug. 5, 3:20 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (defensive players & coaches)
Sun., Aug. 6, 2:50 p.m. – Practice open to the public; Picture Day afterwards (no interviews)
Mon., Aug. 7 – off day (no practice or interviews)
Tue., Aug. 8 – 2:50 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (offensive players & coaches and Coach Petersen)
Wed., Aug. 9 – Closed Practice, no interviews
Thu., Aug. 10 – 2:50 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (defensive players & coaches)
Fri., Aug. 11, 2:50 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (offensive players & coaches and Coach Petersen)
Sat., Aug. 12, 3:20 p.m. – Practice, interviews afterward (defensive players & coaches)
Sun., Aug. 13 –Closed Practice (no interviews)
Mon., Aug. 14 – off day (no practice or interviews)
Now you know. Good to go.