Thuc Nhi Nguyen

Cyler Miles named starter for home opener

After an anemic half of offense from the Washington football team in its season opener against Hawai‘i, head coach Chris Petersen will make a change at quarterback for the UW’s game against Eastern Washington.

Football notebook: UW secondary tested early, show early signs of growing pains

Hawai‘i tested Washington true freshman safety Budda Baker, who was making his first collegiate start Saturday, early. On the very first play, in fact.

Player to watch: James Atoe relishes starting, leadership position on offensive line

James Atoe’s unruly black hair, partially contained under his white headband, brushes the ceiling of the Husky Stadium media work room. The 6-foot-7, 375-pound right guard bends down to listen to a reporter’s question, then straightens back up, towering over everyone in the room full of media members and teammates.

Player to watch: Jeff Lindquist trying to make most of starting opportunity

There was no pageantry for Jeff Lindquist after he was named the starting quarterback for the Washington football team: just a meeting with his position coach and some extra reps.

Videos: Post-practice interviews from August 26

The Washington football team heads to Hawaii for its season opener Thursday, and the Huskies continued their game week prep work in practice Tuesday. Afterwards, defensive players and coaches were available to meet with the media (Coach Petersen and the offense will talk tomorrow). Here's what a few of them said with the opener just four days away.

Videos: Game week press conference interviews with Lindquist, Shelton, others

Washington head coach Chris Petersen began his first game week at the UW with a press conference Monday. Video of that will be posted later. Also speaking to the media at the press conference were a handful of UW's offensive and defensive leaders, including starting quarterback Jeff Lindquist and defensive tackle Danny Shelton, among others.

Player to watch: Jesse Callier trying to emerge from Core Four

Before there was Bishop Sankey, there was Jesse Callier.

Jeff Lindquist named starter for season opener

Redshirt sophomore Jeff Lindquist will be the Washington football team’s starting quarterback against Hawai‘i on Aug. 30, head coach Chris Petersen announced Friday after practice.