Latest Washington Huskies football News

Lubick replaces Walters as Nebraska's offensive coordinator

Jan. 17, 2020 8:09 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Matt Lubick to replace Troy Walters as offensive coordinator. The addition of Lubick was announced Friday, hours after coach Scott Frost said Walters was leaving the program by mutual agreement. Lubick worked as an Oregon assistant with Frost from 2013-16, and he was...

Washington hires John Donovan as offensive coordinator

Jan. 10, 2020 4:39 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — New Washington coach Jimmy Lake made his first major coaching hire Friday, adding John Donovan as the Huskies' new offensive coordinator. It's not as splashy a hire as some Washington fans were hoping for after Bush Hamdan was fired. Donovan has five years of experience as a college...

Washington running back Salvon Ahmed (26) carries the ball past Boise State defensive back Kekaula Kaniho (28) during the second half of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game at Sam Boyd Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)

Washington running back Salvon Ahmed declares for NFL draft

Jan. 3, 2020 4:19 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington running back Salvon Ahmed is leaving school and entering the NFL draft following a junior season during which he was the Huskies' leading rusher. Ahmed ran for 1,020 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. He served as a backup to Myles Gaskin for his first two seasons before moving...

Washington quarterback Jacob Eason (10) passes under pressure from Boise State nose tackle Scale Igiehon (90) during the second half of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game at Sam Boyd Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)

QB Jacob Eason leaves Washington early, will enter NFL draft

Dec. 26, 2019 3:26 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington quarterback Jacob Eason announced Thursday he will skip his final year of college and enter the NFL draft. Eason started 13 games for Washington last season after beginning his college career at Georgia and transferring following his sophomore season. He threw for 3,132 yards and...

Washington fires offensive coordinator Bush Hamdan

Dec. 22, 2019 3:49 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington fired offensive coordinator Bush Hamdan on Sunday following a season where the Huskies' offense failed to match expectations. It's first major move by new coach Jimmy Lake and it came less than 24 hours after the Huskies closed out Chris Petersen's tenure by routing Boise State...

Washington defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake, left, and head coach Chris Petersen lift the Las Vegas Bowl trophy after the team defeated Boise State 38-7 in the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. Lake is taking over as head coach as Petersen is stepping down after six seasons. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Washington routs No. 18 Boise State in Petersen's last game

Dec. 22, 2019 12:47 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Bowl was always going to be about Chris Petersen. It was his final game as coach, a matchup the two programs he led to such great heights in Washington and Boise State It could have been his moment, but the humble Petersen went out of his way to share his last spotlight after...

Washington head coach Chris Petersen speaks with reporters ahead of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

'Petersen Bowl': Washington, Boise State meet in Las Vegas

Dec. 20, 2019 3:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chris Petersen brought Boise State into the national consciousness with trick plays and toughness. He returned Washington to the top of the Pac-12 with his kind of guys. Now, as Petersen is set to step away after six seasons leading the Huskies and 14 consecutive years of the...

Washington head coach Chris Petersen speaks with reporters ahead of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

No. 18 Broncos seek more Las Vegas Bowl success vs. Huskies

Dec. 20, 2019 12:04 PM EST

Las Vegas Bowl: No. 18 Boise State (12-1 Mountain West) vs. Washington (7-5 Pac-12), Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC) Line: Washington by 3 1/2. Series Record: Tied 2-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE Washington's Chris Petersen will end his six-year coaching tenure with the Huskies by facing the Broncos, the program he was...

Huskies and Ducks duel for Pac-12's best signing day

Dec. 18, 2019 9:17 PM EST

CONFERENCE: Pac-12 BEST IN CLASS (based on 247 Sports composite rankings through Wednesday afternoon): The heated rivalry between Washington and Oregon continues off the field and onto the recruiting trail. Early returns have the Huskies edging the Ducks. Washington's class is ranked No. 14, two spots ahead of...

Washington NCAA college football head coach Chris Petersen speaks at a news conference about his decision to resign at the end of the season, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Seattle. Petersen unexpectedly resigned on Monday, a shocking announcement with the Huskies coming off a 7-5 regular season and bound for a sixth straight bowl game under his leadership. Petersen will coach Washington in a bowl game, his final game in charge. Defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake is being promoted to head coach. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington's Chris Petersen faces old team in his final game

Dec. 8, 2019 8:32 PM EST

Chris Petersen’s last opponent at Washington will be the team that gave him his first head coaching job. Las Vegas Bowl organizers capitalized on circumstances Sunday that allowed them to invite Petersen’s Washington Huskies to square off against Boise State on Dec. 21. “It's always our...