Friday, December 28, 2007

More Puppy Chow

Rumors are out that UW is about to hire a TE coach from Arkansas. Alex Wood who has experience coaching with Dennis Erickson seems to be the guy that Willingham has settled on. No official word yet since Wood's contract with Arkansas does not end till December 31st.

Another rumor floating around is the Huskies have offered a DeWayne Walker a two year contract which would make him one of the wealthiest college assistants in the country if he accepts the job. UCLA on the other hand still has not announced it's selection of a head coach, but all fingers are still pointing at Rick Neuheisel. UCLA AD Dan Guerrero is probably on the hot seat himself since he has literally bungled the coaching search up to this point. Latest word was he was trying to convince Louisville coach Steve Kragthorpe to interview for the job.

No recent word on the RB coach position but I am thinking they are waiting for UCLA to figure out what they are doing on that one to. Dino Babers has expressed interest in the opening.

This in from Bob Condotta over at the Seattle Times. A story published today in the Highland (Calif.) Community News that hinted that UW backup quarterback Ronnie Fouch may be thinking about leaving the Huskies in search of a better chance at playing elsewhere isn't true, Fouch said today.

Fouch is a kid with a great attitude who will play quite a bit before he moves on from UW. The story seems to be nothing more than a bunch of bunk according to Fouch who says he is extremely happy at UW.


hairofthedawg said...

As I'm sure you probably know, RN's the Bruin's coach. I hope he gets the same scrutiny there that he did here.

John Berkowitz said...

I actually think RN will do well at UCLA. As for for scrutiny it is going to be immediate, and huge. He won't have a lot of latitude for error as far as infractions go.

t9odawg said...

I've been told that the biggest hangup with hiring RN at UCLA was the prospect of the NCAA lliving on campus but because they lost a lawsuit to RN the NCAA indicated that wouldn't be the case. The NCAA has learned to not let their personal animosities get in the way of the business of college FB.
I think RN will prove to be a great challenge to $C and the Pac 10