The choice to let Nick Holt, Mike Cox, and Jeff Mills go had to be the hardest decision in Steve Sarkisian's life, much less his professional career. The performance by the Husky defense in the Alamo Bowl basically gave him no alternative. Regardless, letting go of one of his good friends, as well as three families is no easy call.
January 1, 2012
SEATTLE - Dawgman.com learned this morning that Washington Defensive Coordinator Nick Holt, Linebackers Coach Mike Cox, and Safeties Coach Jeff Mills will not be retained for 2012. Head Coach Steve Sarkisian made the decision after Washington's 67-56 loss to Baylor in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29th, a game in which the Huskies also gave up a school-record 777 yards.
December 31, 2011
SAN ANTONIO - Still a little punchy from the visual assault to the eyes and brain, Kim Grinolds and Chris Fetters of Dawgman.com found themselves at the Marriott Riverwalk, trying to make sense of Washington's performance in a 67-56 shootout loss at the hands of the Baylor Bears. Who was to blame? Who was there to praise? And where does UW's defense go from here? All legit questions.
December 30, 2011