Also, the Huskies' search for a wide receiver recruit — any wide receiver recruit — trudges on.
Catching up on links:
- Travis Feeney, considered the Huskies’ top NFL prospect, made some splash plays in the East-West Shrine Game practices this week. The game is scheduled for 1 p.m. PT Saturday on the NFL Network.
- Touted running back recruit Sean McGrew, whose style he says is strikingly similar to Myles Gaskin’s, should be a nice fit for UW’s young offense. His plan is to enroll at UW in time to participate in spring practices.
- The Huskies’ search for a wide receiver in this recruiting class drags on. On Wednesday, the Huskies offered three-star WR Jordan Chin of West Hills, Calif. He’s 6-2, 175 and runs a 4.49, according to his hudl.com page.
- Also, a reminder that four-star cornerback Davis Long of Los Angeles’ Loyola High is scheduled to announce his commitment at 3 p.m. PT today on ESPNU. He’s down to UW and Michigan.
- Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News, in his early projections for 2016, is bullish on the Huskies’ chances to win the Pac-12 North.
- Good read from ESPN’s Ted Miller on the troubling state of Pac-12 football.
- Troy Taylor, who was Jake Browning‘s coach and mentor at Folsom High School, is the new co-offensive coordinator and QB coach at Eastern Washington.
- Oregon AD Rob Mullens has been named to the College Football Playoff selection committee.
- Brady Hoke, Oregon’s new defensive coordinator, got a three-year deal worth $1.8 million.
- Free agent Jermaine Kearse says he won’t give the Seahawks a hometown discount.
- The Seahawks have signed ex-Husky Josh Shirley to a futures contract.