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- Percy Allen notes that the Huskies obviously dropped out of the AP Poll following their loss to Cal and narrow win at Stanford and Jerry Palm plunged the Huskies to a 10-seed.
- Joe Lunardi was much less harsh and has Washington as an 8-seed in Salt Lake City and he is desperate to project a UW-Syracuse first round matchup for about the 8th time this season.
- Bracket Matrix, which is a compilation of 110 mock brackets across the internet, has the Huskies as the last #8 seed as of Tuesday morning.
- Jon Rothstein for SI thinks that the Pac-12 should consider adding Gonzaga because apparently he is unaware that football exists everywhere but in Spokane...
4⃣ years in a Washington uniform.— Washington Men's Basketball (@UW_MBB) March 5, 2019
Forever a Husky.
Thank you, @MatisseThybulle. #TougherTogether pic.twitter.com/FMPRQx7ehO
- Stewart Mandel at The Athletic ($) lists Chris Petersen as the 3rd best coach in college football.
- Most Seattle area fans would be ok with this result as Matt Miller projects Taylor Rapp as the #21 pick to the Seahawks and Byron Murphy to the Raiders at #24 in his post-combine mock draft.
- The Husky DB’s finished up the combine yesterday and Taylor Rapp in particular put up some great agility numbers and led all safeties in the 20-yard shuttle
Top official short shuttles for safeties at #NFLCombine:— NFL Draft (@NFLDraft) March 4, 2019
1. Taylor Rapp, @UW_Football, 3.99
2. Marvell Tell, @USC_Athletics, 4.01
3. Lukas Denis, @BCFootball, 4.09
4. Amani Hooker, @HawkeyeFootball, 4.10
5. Will Harris, @BCFootball, 4.12
Husky legend.@trapp07 is focused on the goal #PurpleReign x #NFLCombine pic.twitter.com/SL70GPDZW8— Washington Football (@UW_Football) March 5, 2019
Husky legend.@byronmurphy doing his thing #PurpleReign x #NFLCombine pic.twitter.com/xxw6hUVMgB— Washington Football (@UW_Football) March 5, 2019
One of the top cornerback prospects in the #NFLDraft.@UW_Football CB @ByronMurphy's 2019 #NFLCombine workout! pic.twitter.com/I4vefneZ1a— NFL (@NFL) March 4, 2019
Husky legend.@jordantm1997 ‼️ #PurpleReign x #NFLCombine pic.twitter.com/Uivd9VS8Lg— Washington Football (@UW_Football) March 5, 2019
- Byron Murphy made NFL.com’s all-combine defensive team at corner because despite some pedestrian testing numbers he was by far the best player in all of the drills (BBK was honorable mention at linebacker).
- Meanwhile Kaleb McGary was the starting right tackle for their all-combine offensive team.
- Washington had one of the best athletic performances of any school:
Final #NFLCombine medals count:— NFL Draft (@NFLDraft) March 5, 2019
1) @HawkeyeFootball, 11
2) @NDFootball, 10
3) @UMichFootball, 9
4) @UW_Football, 7
t5) @KStateFB, 6
t5) @OleMissFB, 6
t5) @PennStateFball, 6
t5) @OhioStateFB, 6
t5) @USC_Athletics, 6 pic.twitter.com/xImC1QuqU1