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Dots: Let the Games Begin

The Husky Olympics are commencing but the battles at fall camp continue to rage

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: APR 27 Washington Spring Game Photo by Joseph Weiser/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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Football Dots

  • Mike Vorel at the Seattle Times gives his impressions on Day 4 of Husky practice.
  • The Dawgman guys have their thoughts on Day 4 as well in audio form.
  • Freshman QB Dylan Morris has been impressive so far through fall camp despite almost certainly facing a redshirt year.
  • Seattle Seahawk and former UW Tight End Will Dissly appears to be back following a season ending injury in his rookie year.
  • If Chico is back and fully healthy it will be a huge shot in the arm for the Husky offense
  • ESPN’s preseason top-25 list has the Huskies at #14 and 3rd in the conference.
  • Joel Whitford may need to reject his home country of Australia given their national team’s colors as the Husky Olympics get started.
  • Happy birthday to freshman OT Nate Kalepo who is somehow just turning 18 years old at 6’6, 346 lbs!
  • Myles Bryant and Cam Williams have been the two primary safeties for the 1st-team defense so far but Alex Cook and Brandon McKinney make a strong case here:

Basketball Dots

  • Jon Rothstein reached the Pac-12 in his summer preview and had an interview with Mike Hopkins in advance of the team’s trip to Italy next week. You can visit his twitter to see his projected 1st-team, player of the year, final standings, breakout players picks, and more.
  • Elijah Hardy will be important for Washington with the status of Quade Green for the start of the season still up in the air.
  • A PSA that if you want to watch the Huskies play in Italy it appears the only way is through FloHoops which charges $29.99 for a one month subscription (it may look like $12.50 until you click through as that’s their monthly rate for an annual subscription).
  • The #1 target for UW in the 2021 class, O’Dea’s Paolo Banchero, is looking into the idea of reclassifying to 2020 which may explain some of the slow movement on that front.

More Dots

  • The UW Women’s Soccer team is doing an online Q&A this afternoon as they get ready for the start of their season and will unveil their new Adidas uniforms.