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Wednesday Dots: Our Guy

UW AD introduces Jedd Fisch as “our guy” and the new head coach at Washington has his initial thoughts on the job.

NCAA Football: Washington at Arizona Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

You must trust in others or success is impossible. Star Wars - The Clone Wars, Season 5, Episode 13

Will Coach Fisch and his assistants gain the trust of the team?

Football Dots

You can watch the press conference here:

A full transcript (if you’d rather read than watch) can be found here: https://247sports.com/college/washington/article/washington-huskies-uw-football-head-coach-jedd-fisch-announced-head-coach-troy-dannen—225540819/

  • One note is that Coach Fisch mentioned that former Seahawks coach Pete Carroll will be mentoring him. It is unclear how this will look and how formal of an arrangement it will be.
  • Some Husky legends were in attendance at the press conference.
  • Here’s a video from UW about Fisch being hired. Note that there are clips of him addressing the team (what’s left of it).
  • CBS Sports gives the hiring of Jedd Fisch a ‘B+’ grade.
  • The first few assistant coaches under Coach Fisch have been made official. Jimmie Doughtery as QB coach and passing game coordinator, Jason Kaufusi as DL coach and running game coordinator, Tyler Owens as Strength and Conditioning coach, Scottie Graham as RB coach, and Jordan Pao Pao as TE coach and Special Teams Coordinator. All are coming from Arizona.
  • ZTF has accepted an invitation to the East-West Shrine Bowl.

UW Athletics Dots

  • Dubs seems excited...about the hiring of Jedd Fisch maybe?
  • UW Men’s Basketball gets ready to play a couple of games in the Bay Area.
  • UW Women’s Softball starts in the top-10 in this preseason poll.