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  1. Is Washington ready to take next step?

    Mason Kelley

    SEATTLE -- On the day before Washington opened spring practice, Steve Sarkisian sat down at a table and asked the assembled media members if they would be willing to take the news conference outside. It was sunny afternoon in Seattle and the Huski...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  2. Spring primer: Five things to watch

    Mason Kelley

    SEATTLE -- When Steve Sarkisian met with the media Monday, Washington's coach talked about a team that is "poised for a great run" in 2013. That journey begins Tuesday when the Huskies take the field for their first spring practice. "We're cham...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  3. Keep an eye on: DL Thomas Toki

    Mason Kelley

    If Thomas Toki (Kirkland, Wash./Juanita) wants to train, he calls his teammates. Whether it is working in the weight room, on the practice field or training at the Barton Football Academy's elite events, the 6-foot-1, 280-pound sophomore is freque...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  4. Keep an eye on -- Paul Finau

    Mason Kelley

    BOTHELL, Wash. -- Paul Finau (Kirkland, Wash./Juanita) showed up at as many Washington practices as he could last fall. With his brother, Jarett Finau, trying to establish himself as a redshirt freshman defensive end, Paul would watch from the sid...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  5. UW practice impresses Keenan Curran

    Mason Kelley

    Keenan Curran (Federal Way, Wash./Federal Way) was so impressed by what he saw at Washington's practice Saturday, the safety decided to test out some of the Huskies' defensive drills on his own. One day later, he corralled a couple of friends and ...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  6. 2014 LB Brett Carter enjoys unofficial visit

    Mason Kelley

    Brett Carter (Tacoma, Wash./Franklin Pierce) walked into the Dempsey Indoor with his parents to watch Washington practice. As soon as he walked in he was greeted by Peter Sirmon, the Huskies' linebackers coach. About 20 minutes into practice, defe...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  7. Sean Constantine ready for final HS game

    Mason Kelley

    BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Sean Constantine's high school career comes down to one game. All the work in the weight room. All the time spent on the practice field. All the state titles and wins over national powers have led to one final chance to put on a...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  8. Weekend Rewind: Washington

    Mason Kelley

    Washington continues to make a push for young local talent. The Huskies invited 2015 athlete Austin Joyner (Marysville, Wash./Marysville-Pilchuck) to attend practice early last week and, by the time it was over, he had landed a scholarship. It was...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  9. Jaydon Mickens makes mark as freshman

    Mason Kelley

    SEATTLE -- Jaydon Mickens rarely passes up an opportunity to do extra drills. So, it wasn't much of a surprise to see him linger on the Dempsey Indoor turf while his teammates headed for the locker room after a recent practice. Once Mickens finish...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  10. 2015 ATH Austin Joyner talks Huskies offer

    Mason Kelley

    During each break in Tuesday's practice, Washington coaches would jog over to Austin Joyner (Marysville, Wash./Marysville-Pilchuck) to talk about the prospect of the sophomore one day playing for the program. Toward the end of practice, Huskies he...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  11. LB Michael Carlson returns from injury

    Mason Kelley

    BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Michael Carlson (Bellevue, Wash./Bellevue) called it "probably the hardest couple of weeks in my life." After suffering a a fractured forearm in practice a few days before Bellevue's seventh game of the season, the 6-foot-2, 210...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  12. Thomas Vincent happy to work as walk-on

    Mason Kelley

    SEATTLE -- As players are pulled aside for interviews after Washington practices, Thomas Vincent often slips past unnoticed. The blonde backup quarterback walks off the field with his teammates as an unfamiliar face to members of the media. The re...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  13. LB Mattingly shuts down rumor mill

    Mason Kelley

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- As a fall afternoon faded toward dusk, Danny Mattingly lingered on the Spokane (Wash.) Mead practice field. He tried to explain what it felt like when the first text message appeared on his phone the night before. One text was fo...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  14. Seferian-Jenkins reflects on recruiting

    Mason Kelley

    SEATTLE -- Austin Seferian-Jenkins pulled off his helmet Sunday, revealing a sweaty, stubbled face highlighted by a broad smile. Washington's sophomore tight end had just finished practice, and was asked to look a few years into the past. He focus...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  15. UW continues to push for LB Myles Jack

    Mason Kelley

    SEATTLE -- Throughout fall camp and the early part of Washington's season, Myles Jack has spent a lot of time at Huskies practices and games. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound linebacker (Bellevue, Wash./Bellevue), who is verbally committed to UCLA, continu...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  16. HuskyNation mailbag Sept. 6

    Mason Kelley

    A live Bengal tiger? At practice? Really? It was an interesting week at Washington, as the program prepared to play third-ranked LSU. Coach Steve Sarkisian pulled out all the stops to prepare his team, including a surprise visit from Sheena, a 300...

    Blog | September 06, 2012