Happy Friday, Dawg fans.
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- Former UW cornerback Desmond Trufant will reportedly be released by the Detroit Lions to save the team over $6 million in cap space. Trufant is entering his 9th year in the NFL, and the 30-year-old missed most of the past two seasons due to injury.
- Todd McShay has two Husky defensive players in his latest mock draft.
- Scott Eklund from Dawgman goes in depth on Washington’s offensive personnel, focusing on some players who will take a step forward in 2021, starting with the QB.
Morris will look to dial-in the deep ball in his second redshirt freshman season
Redshirt freshman Dylan Morris had a strong debut season as Washington's starting QB in 2020, performing particularly well on throws 10+ yards downfield. pic.twitter.com/JFiZIwdY4n— CFB Film Room (@CFBFilmRoom) March 4, 2021
Women’s hoops out in round two of Pac-12 Tourney
“Turnovers and a couple of ill-advised shots,” coach Jody Wynn said. “ That got us scrambling and we couldn’t recover from there.”
Two players led the way for the Huskies (7-14, 3-14), with freshman guard Tameiya Sadler and sophomore center Quay Miller sparking life for their team when it needed it most.
Happy Birthday Matisse Thybulle
Still “stealing” the show in Philly
Today, @MatisseThybulle's birthday, @redbull unveiled a Thybulle mural in Fishtown.— Lauren Rosen (@LaurenMRosen) March 4, 2021
Redbull & the @sixers are donating $250 for each of Thybulle's steals this season to refurbish local courts, collaborating with Philly Parks and Rec.
So far, 46 steals =$11,500. pic.twitter.com/ZBJ3KtGsPZ
The team is in Eugene to take on the Ducks twice this weekend, with the first game Friday at 1 p.m.
One strike. That’s how close senior Gabbie Plain was to throwing her second perfect game of the season, and the third of her career.
In their second Pac-12 contest of the season, the Huskies (3-0-1) find themselves up against Arizona (4-1-0) looking to rebound after their first loss, and then an undefeated ASU (5-0-0) squad.
For the first time in more than a year @UW_WSoccer is heading on the road— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) March 4, 2021
And as they prepare to take on the Arizona schools, Summer Yates has emerged once again as the team's driving force on offense | via @RajanHans14https://t.co/5PqoDXFiIf
It won’t be a typical Opening Day, with no fans allowed to gather on the Montlake Cut.
The Husky women start the season Saturday, and the men open in three weeks at the Class Day Regatta on the Montlake Cut. https://t.co/8QgI7NbxBQ— Seattle Times Sports (@SeaTimesSports) March 4, 2021
Track and Field
Senior Allie Schadler in three runs this indoor track season, put up three of the best 3,000-meters times in the NCAA.
Thybulle with the memorable steal and windmill dunk: