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Posted by JoePa on August 31, 2008

So I’m a new fan to the Huskies, and I know very little about the school’s athletics except that my favorite basketball player, Brandon Roy, was a 4-year player there.  The reason I am now a fan is because my brother is beginning school there and I’ve got to support my family.  As a Notre Dame fan and student for the entirety of Ty’s ill-fated ND career, I was crushed that my brother may have to endure some time with Ty also.

Luckily, it appears that at least some (most?) Husky fans don’t buy into Tyrone Willingham either.  Being new to the Husky community, I don’t know what their fan websites are.  I don’t exactly have my pulse on the feelings of the fans.  All I know is that at the game this weekend, while sitting in the UW alumni section, no one joined in with me the half-dozen times I started yelling “Fire Ty!”  But after searching around the interweb for a few minutes, I found that blog, and he does a much better job than I pointing out many of UW’s deficiencies.  But there was this little tidbit at the bottom that had me very interested: (after the jump)  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oregon Game Recap

Posted by JoePa on August 31, 2008

Jake Locker looks downfield to find the next receiver to drop his pass

Jake Locker looks downfield to find the next receiver to drop his pass

Well, according to the Washington Husky Athletic Department, Washington suffered their first setback last night in Eugene.  They really should clarify that as their first setback this season.  By my count, this is actually Washington’s 27th setback in the past four seasons.  The first setback being when they hired Tyrone Willingham, and the following twenty-five setback in Ty’s first three seasons (records of 2-9, 5-7, and 4-9).

This brings the coach’s career record to one game under .500, with a 76-77-1 record, and an impressive 33-42 in Pac-10 play.

Now for the game.  Read the rest of this entry »

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