- Yesterday was the first practice closed to the media and was off-site while today is an off-day so we get a 2-day respite from any additional injuries or major developments.
- Except we still have a little bit of injury discussion from Mike Vorel yesterday discussing the rapidly diminishing depth at the inside linebacker position.
- Former local sports radio personality Mike Gastineau has a new book coming out about the 1991 UW championship season.
- The Athletic’s college writers have their conference preview with over/under and champion picks.
- Bill Connelly put out his list of the 25 most important players for the upcoming season. Dylan Morris was an honorable mention in the “Quarterbacks with a potential game-changing leap in them” category along with 2 other Pac-12 players.
- 247 Sports released their initial top-100 for the class of 2024 (I know, we’re old) and it includes 4 players from the state in the top-70 overall plus 2 in the top-25 (there are 32 five-stars annually).
- Several NFL Huskies made meaningful contributions in training camps across the country
Elijah Molden INT in 1 on 1s against Bucs’ Jaydon Mickens. Tom Brady was the QB: pic.twitter.com/HLastnqxIx— Ben Arthur (@benyarthur) August 18, 2021
Tua hits Salvon Ahmed for a 45 yard long bomb for a TD during 7-on-7. Ahmed is a problem for linebackers in coverage.— Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) August 18, 2021
- The Huskies made the Final 6 for 4-star SF Chisom Okpara who is set to decide his college choice in the next couple of months.
- Get that November 15th home game against Texas Southern on the calendar now!
Texas Southern has released its non-conference schedule for the 21-22 season. And it's a MONSTER. pic.twitter.com/cJtnF5boAk— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) August 18, 2021
Washington Athletics Dots
1⃣ ranking in the Pac-12 Preseason Coaches Poll— Washington Athletics (@UWAthletics) August 18, 2021
3⃣ Huskies named to the Preseason All-Pac-12 Team
4⃣ ranking in the AVCA Preseason Poll
9⃣ days until season opener
2⃣9⃣ days until home opener
We can't wait to cheer on @UWVolleyball this season❕#GoHuskies x #PointHuskies pic.twitter.com/QHvcdk4wgH
We are 8⃣ days away from our first match— Washington Men's Soccer (@UW_MSoccer) August 19, 2021
The Huskies had 8⃣ All-Pac-12 honorees last season, our most since 2009. This list of course included our own #⃣8⃣ Gio Miglietti!#GoHuskies pic.twitter.com/QHIQJM0b9N
Sweet Vintage Apparel Dots
- Don’t forget that Homefield Apparel has their Washington collection debuting this upcoming Saturday at 9a PT
btw we launch washington at 12 eastern on saturday see you there— Homefield (@HomefieldApparl) August 18, 2021