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- Bucky Brooks from NFL.com ranks his top five at each position. A former Husky is the #1 defensive tackle on his board, thanks to his Mr. Myagi-like hand skills. A UW corner cracks the top five as well.
Another former UW corner on NFL radar
He recorded zero career interceptions, and was never an All Pac-12 player. The NFL will still come for Keith Taylor on draft day.
Former UW cornerback Keith Taylor had something to prove at the Senior Bowl, and he produced a performance that may send his NFL draft stock soaring. https://t.co/lRFIkMIFKt— Seattle Times Sports (@SeaTimesSports) February 19, 2021
Salvon Ahmed rookie highlights
Ahmed rushed for 319 yards in six games, with three touchdowns.
rookie szn @AhmedSalvon https://t.co/Xiw9OoVG0l#BowDown x #ProDawgs pic.twitter.com/OwgFSEXIS5— Washington Football (@UW_Football) February 19, 2021
Hopkins’ crew sloppy in 79-61 loss to Stanford
It was not the clothes or shoes fault though...
Throwback Thursday .— Washington Men's Basketball (@UW_MBB) February 18, 2021
Introducing the @adidasHoops Reverse Retro uniforms. #TougherTogether
Stanford took control early, using a 20-5 run to transform an 8-8 tie into a double-digit lead.
At halftime of Thursday's 79-61 loss to Stanford, UW had more turnovers (12) than field goals (9).— Lauren Kirschman (@laurenkirschman) February 19, 2021
"Tonight, we just took a step back. You could see it. We didn’t have a lot of energy."https://t.co/LYXw6SYhfb pic.twitter.com/phztiCDhge
Just three days removed from an efficient offensive performance vs WSU, the Huskies turned the ball over 20 times while assisting on just eight baskets.
Recap: Turnover and shooting issues plagued @UW_MBB in an uncoordinated 18-point loss to the Cardinal | via @_jamesprice_ https://t.co/UI0UF37hgd— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 19, 2021
UW allowed 50 points in the paint Thursday night. Stanford shot 68% from the floor in the second half.
Notebook: Interior defense problems for @UW_MBB reemerge in 79-61 loss to Stanford Thursday night | via @ANYamashita https://t.co/lWyWFyDLSC— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 19, 2021
One free throw attempt for Washington... in the whole game.
FINAL STATS: Cole Bajema leads @UW_MBB with a career-high 13 but it's not nearly enough as Stanford defeats UW 79-61. The Huskies host Cal Saturday night. @Dawgman247 pic.twitter.com/5PRpv6DOBY— Chris Fetters (@Chris_Fetters) February 19, 2021
Fans at Hec Ed for first time this season. Both teams allowed 60 families and friends. pic.twitter.com/IncvSFlr4M— Percy Allen (@percyallen) February 19, 2021
Other Husky Sports News
Isaiah Thomas is suiting up with USA Basketball for a pair of FIBA AmeriCup qualifying games in San Juan, Puerto Rico — and Thomas expects NBA teams to be watching.
Joe Johnson and Isaiah Thomas back in action for @usabasketball— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) February 18, 2021
( : @FIBA, @AmeriCup) pic.twitter.com/yOBMQYYFoG
Husky Tennis rolls again, about to be tested in Pac-12 play
Washington’s competition gets tougher Friday, as Washington State arrives on Montlake for a matinee match (12:00 pm, streaming). The Cougars’ number one player, senior Michaela Bayerlova, has the program’s record for wins over nationally ranked players with 19
Sarah-Maude Fortin and @UW_WTennis continued their hot start Thursday with a 7-0 sweep of Portland State | via @m_mendro https://t.co/eZS4iGzHOa— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 19, 2021
Husky softball rallies with a three-run sixth inning to improve to 6-0
Although the Huskies managed 10 hits, five came in the sixth inning. Washington was unable to muster much across the first five frames, scoring just one run off a single from graduate student Sis Bates in the third inning.
Gabbie Plain dominates again and @UWSoftball offense comes alive late as Washington beats BYU 4-1 to start its weekend | via @edwardsanthonybhttps://t.co/atz7tLod8g— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 19, 2021
Construction has begun on a state-of-the-art, 5,500-square-foot softball performance center soon to be added to the Husky Softball Stadium landmark. The new facility is fully donor funded.
Washington Breaks Ground On New Softball Performance Center @chris_fetters @kimgrinolds @scotteklund @jackmccauley_ @lukemounger @aaronwbeach https://t.co/zejU97pMu3 via @247sports— Dawgman.com (@Dawgman247) February 19, 2021
@UWSoftball #GoHuskies x #MightyAreTheWomen https://t.co/xQSVrVvGYp pic.twitter.com/LncvblmmuP— Washington Athletics (@UWAthletics) February 19, 2021