- Washington’s Offensive Line won the Joe Moore award given to the nation’s best overall unit.
- Christian Caple empties his notebook about a variety of Husky football topics including the Joe Moore award.
- Scott Eklund profiles Washington’s early recruiting wish list for 2025 and which targets the Huskies appear to be in on at this early juncture.
- The departing members of the Pac-12 came to a settlement with Washington State and Oregon State over the future of the conference. Their recent wins in court made a settlement where the departing 10 had to make heavy concessions inevitable although full details have yet to be announced.
- Four-star wide receiver prospect Aaron Butler is expected to make his college decision today at the end of the early signing period between Washington, Arizona, and Texas. Things seem like they may be trending in a good direction for the Dawgs...
- The timing might be coincidental with the above dot but Washington’s highest non-QB signee per 247 Sports in the class of 2023 entered the transfer portal this morning in 4-star WR Taeshaun Lyons. He played 16 snaps and dropped his only target which would’ve been a touchdown but turned into an interception. He becomes the 3rd Husky in the portal joining S Vincent Nunley and QB Dylan Morris.
With several other portal commitments today there are now only 2 transfers who have publicly reported UW offers/officially visited who remain uncommitted somewhere:— De UW Dawg Pound (@UWonSBN) December 22, 2023
-Fresno State TE Tre Watson
-Alabama DL Isaiah Hastings
- The Husky men made it much tougher than it needed to be against Eastern Washington escaping with a 73-66 victory after entering as 15-point favorites. You can check out my game recap here.
- It included this “shot”
- Starting center Franck Kepnang did not play after tweaking his knee and not returning in UW’s last game against Seattle U. The staff has said there is no structural injury and hopefully the plan is to just make sure he’s 100% when UW starts Pac-12 play next week with a built-in week-long break in the schedule now.
Washington Athletics Dots
- The Seattle Times writes about what Boys in the Boat being released this weekend means for the Washington rowing program.
A reminder that if you’re looking for something to listen to potentially while you’re traveling for the Holidays this weekend, check out the latest edition of All We Hear is Purple breaking down the Huskies’ 2024 recruiting class.