Junior forward Desmond Simmons has been sidelined since getting arthroscopic knee surgery last month. He is expected back in the last week of December and will be a welcome addition to the UW’s short frontcourt rotation.
After the UW changed its formation in October, freshman Cristian Roldan joined James Moberg as one of the UW’s two attacking midfielders. The change has energized the UW’s offense, helping the Huskies score more than two goals a game since.
Several questions surround the Huskies after the departure of former head coach Steve Sarkisian, including whether junior tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins will return to the UW for next year or go to the NFL.
After a record-setting season, running back Bishop Sankey was named first-team All-Pac-12 on Monday. The junior is also one of three finalists for the Doak Walker Award, which is given to the nation’s top running back.