- The big news over the weekend was that starting WR Puka Nacua had entered the transfer portal despite returning for winter work outs after previous transfer rumors. It should be noted that Nacua has not officially transferred yet, and there’s an outside chance that we are able to retain him.
- On the brightside (queue The Killers with your morning coffee), Taj Davis is back with the team for winter work outs
Looks like WR Taj Davis visible in this clip. Had opted out of the 2020 season but is the only 1 of the 3 opt outs listed on the official roster at the moment so certainly appears he's back. WR room needed the depth. https://t.co/Ow0ToECIDO— UW Dawg Pound (@UWonSBN) March 5, 2021
- Mike Vorel of the Seattle Times did a good job putting all of the off-season roster moves into perspective
The irony of UW's offensive transfer portal departures is they've come exclusively at two positions, QB and WR. The team returns every single scholarship player at OL, RB and TE.— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) March 7, 2021
Of this group, Bynum, Spiker, Osborne, Odunze, McMillan and Tinae were all four-star prospects, and Polk had a big freshman season at Texas Tech. UW still has talented wide receivers, but they're young. The question is how quickly that core will develop.— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) March 7, 2021
- Christian Caple with the Athletic ($) gave a good run down of where the Huskies would stand without Nacua
With Puka Nacua transferring, the time is now for Rome Odunze, Jalen McMillan and the rest of UW’s young receiver room.https://t.co/si9ix1rBP9— Christian Caple (@ChristianCaple) March 8, 2021
- A number of UW commits got to kick off their senior seasons this past weekend. Even yours truly got in on the action doing color commentary for one of this weekend’s HS broadcasts (thankfully for a team without a UW commit and probably to an audience of 5).
High-school football in King County gets serious Friday as the Metro League kicks things off with O'Dea vs. Eastside Catholic. https://t.co/t2xUbaCkLC— Seattle Times Preps (@seatimespreps) March 5, 2021
- Finally, ICYMI, “The Gang Tries to Predict Some Stuff”
No but for real we have no idea who even qualifies for this question, much less who’s the right answer https://t.co/L1lmwQpfjJ— UW Dawg Pound (@UWonSBN) March 5, 2021
Elsewhere in the Athletic Dept:
- Rowing, Men’s Tennis, Men’s Soccer, Softball & Baseball all brought home the Ws this weekend
Happy and thankful to be back competing!— Washington Rowing (@UW_Rowing) March 6, 2021
The No . 1-ranked UW women swept three races this morning vs. WSU in their season opener at Lake Las Vegas. Here's a recap:https://t.co/uZbbafcVxP#RowingU x #WomenOfWashington x #GoHuskies x #rowing
DAWGS WIN!— Washington Baseball (@UW_Baseball) March 7, 2021
Jack Enger dominates on the mound and freshmen bats combine to drive in 6 of our 7 runs on the night!
David Rhodes strikes out the side to slam the door in the 9th!
Rubber game against LMU set for tomorrow at 1 p.m.#DaWgStrong /// #GoHuskies pic.twitter.com/APciADazpR
Pro Dawg Dots:
- Even without Husky basketball going this weekend, Max found Huskies playing basketball to write about
With the NBA All-Star game happening tonight, take the opportunity to catch up with how all of your favorite former Huskies are faring in the Association. https://t.co/DKtEfNmpfl pic.twitter.com/xp4SCoRi9y— UW Dawg Pound (@UWonSBN) March 7, 2021
Kinda Sorta Retro Dot: