Tupou Wins 108th Annual Guy Flaherty Award

SEATTLE – Senior defensive lineman Taniela Tupou won the 108th annual Guy Flaherty Award, the Washington football program's oldest and most prestigious team award while Myles Gaskin, Travis Feeney and Ben Burr-Kirven won Most Outstanding Player honors at the Husky football team’s postseason awards ceremony.
November 29, 2015

VIDEO: UW DL Coach Jeff Choate on Day 17

Washington Defensive Line Coach Jeff Choate spoke to the media Monday on day 17 of Huskies Fall Camp, and he talked about the defensive front rotation, those who have been standing out, the youngsters that might play, and he also touched on some special teams questions regarding the kicking game and return game.
August 24, 2015

Pre-Fall Position Analysis: Defensive Line

When Washington lost four players in the first 45 picks of the NFL Draft, it meant phenomenal publicity in the long term, but a bit of a rebuild this fall. When you lose those four players on one side of the football, the DEFCON level moves up a notch.
July 27, 2015

Post-Spring Position Analysis: Defensive Line

Here’s a question: What has eight legs, eight arms, and is trying to replicate 329 total tackles, 65 tackles for loss, and 46 sacks? That would be the 2015 Washington defensive line, and they definitely have their work cut out for them. This spring's work went a long way toward figuring that out, but just how far did they get? Who impressed? Who will need to step up in the fall?
May 18, 2015

Spring Preview - Defensive Line

With Washington’s Spring Football campaign nearly upon us, it’s time to look at each position group to see what they’ve done in the off-season. It’s fair to say that both the offensive and defensive lines dealt with massive attrition in the off-season. Today we’ll look at what to expect from the defensive side of the ball.
March 27, 2015

2015 Husky Combine: News and Notes

Aside from a few notable non-participants, there were some standout performances during the second-annual Husky Combine held inside the Dempsey Indoor Training Facility. Here's a look at some of the players who stood out and some other news we were able to glean during the three-hour workout...
March 10, 2015

Crunching the Numbers: 2/2/2015

Now that the Washington Huskies have won eight games for the first time ever under a first-year head coach, it's time to look forward to 2015 and see exactly what Head Coach Chris Petersen has to work with heading into year two. From a talent standpoint, there's no question Steve Sarkisian left Washington in a much better place than how he found it, and athletes are found at nearly every position.
February 2, 2015

Where They Stand: A look at UW’s DL Position

We continue our position-by-position look at what happened this past season, the returning players and we give our thoughts on what things might look like in 2015. Today, we look at the defensive line group, which has several different pieces to work with, but no clear-cut starter heading into the offseason after losing their entire front 4…
January 14, 2015