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- Trent McDuffie was picked #21 overall last night, Mike Vorel from The Seattle Times has the details.
Todd McShay on McDuffie: “The best tackling corner in the draft.”
One of the top celebrations of the night for sure:
- KC fans seem to like the McDuffie selection over at Arrowhead Pride, where half the readers give the pick an “A.”
Kyler Gordon is expected to go in the first 5-10 picks Friday night:
Matt Corral, Malik Willis, Kyler Gordon, Nakobe Dean remain in the NFL draft green room. https://t.co/Cc7adJ6tjq— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) April 29, 2022
- QB Michael Penix, Jr. spoke to the media after Thursday’s practice, and says his injury history has been a series of “bad luck,” and he has no intention of changing the way he plays football.
Who will take charge of the “quarterback-centric offense” come fall?
The Dawgman guys talked Spring Preview and more (recorded pre-draft Thursday)
Defensive Line coach Inoke Breckterfield:
Some former UW targets entering transfer portal:
UW recruited LV Bunkley-Shelton hard back when he was a 4-star WR in 2020 https://t.co/86g9gDmx5c— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) April 28, 2022
Portal news coming later today:
Decision Day on Friday for Utah Valley big man Fardaws Aimaq who is deciding between Washington, Texas and Texas Tech. https://t.co/0OoEtHPqFS— Percy Allen (@percyallen) April 29, 2022
In the first 40 games, the Huskies have faced 11 Top 25 opponents and hold a record of 12-8. Two of the four remaining series will see the Huskies face No. 21 Stanford (4/29-5/1) and No. 9 Arizona State (5/12-14).
Heather Tarr on her new assistant coach: “I feel like Oregon State baseball is kind of similar to us. You’re up in the Pacific Northwest, you’re kind of overcoming the odds.”
New @UWSoftball assistant Kyle Nobach's first text to head coach Heather Tarr was simple.— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) April 29, 2022
"Coach Tarr, I want to help bring back home the trophy to Seattle."
In his first year at UW, that's exactly what Nobach is trying to do | via @edwardsanthonyb https://t.co/r68WwOA7JV
Dawgs hoping to make 64-team field:
Stanford in town for a weekend series, with Craft Brew Day on Sunday afternoon:
Washington, seeded seventh in the tournament, matches its seeding with a seventh-place finish.
Left it all in the sand this season!— Washington Beach Volleyball (@UW_BeachVB) April 28, 2022
The Huskies finish with 1⃣2⃣ wins under first-year Coach Olson. That's the second-most in program history and most since 2018.
Recap >> https://t.co/reO0cMvX5q#GrittyByNature pic.twitter.com/3iDzFCUgI7
After a 13-10 regional championship victory over rival Oregon, UW prepares for nationals — set to begin May 4 in Austin:
Currently ranked 18th in the nation, the UW women's club lacrosse team heads to nationals at the beginning of May.— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) April 28, 2022
"What’s really awesome about our team... it’s a group of 24 girls that are super passionate about the sport."