If you like to gamble, I tell you I’m your man
You win some, lose some, all the same to me
The pleasure is to play, makes no difference what you say
I don’t share your greed, the only card I need is Dots.
- The news that will get you out of bed this morning iTs the official transfer of DB Brendan Radley-Hiles from Oklahoma to UW. Radley-Hiles is a physical slot corner who will compete for the snaps Elijah Molden played last year. Oklahoma fans grew frustrated with Radley-Hiles’s lack of discipline and untimely penalties. Husky fans will have to hope that the program’s excellent DB coaching helps rectify those issues.
- Behind the 247 paywall, Scott Eklund takes a longer look at Ridley-Hiles’s fit and potential impact. At best, he will seamlessly add physicality to the secondary. At worst, he gives more depth to a unit with lots of unproven talent.
- For those still holding out hope, 247 looks at the ongoing recruitment of local prep star JT Tuimoloau. Not only did JTT opt not to sign on national signing day, he might stretch his recruitment into late June to give him as much time as possible to visit schools that were previously unavailable due to pandemic restrictions.
- Percy Allen looks back at the ill-fated tenure of Jody Wynn as UW’s women’s basketball coach. Allen notes that Wynn faced long odds, especially after losing key personnel in the wake of Mike Neighbors leaving for Arkansas. To be sure, Wynn faced a big challenge, but the on-court results over four years were just about as bad as they could be.
- The Husky volleyball team continued to rack up honors by taking home Defensive Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week in the Pac-12.
The #Giants have agreed to terms with WR John Ross on a one-year, $2.5 million deal that includes $1 million guaranteed, source says. The ninth overall pick in 2017 with the 4.22 40 time gets a chance to reset his career in East Rutherford.— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 16, 2021
Dissecting the hiring process. A thread!— Leah (@uwleah) March 17, 2021
In the wake of Jody Wynn's exit, it's apropos to take a look back at hiring practices of UW women's basketball in the past 10 years to see what went right in the past, and ask how the Wynn hiring process went bad