Saturday brings with it the news of the first of the three defensive assistants fired by UW in the wake of the Alamo Bowl to find another job.
Jeff Mills, who was UW’s safeties coach the last three seasons, has been named as defensive backs coach at New Mexico, working under former Notre Dame coach Bob Davie.
I’ve yet to see anything on Nick Holt or Mike Cox, the other two assistants who were let go.
IN OTHER NEWS. …
— The Honolulu Star-Bulletin has the latest recruiting update on Shane Brostek, the son of former UW star Bern Brostek thought by many to be a heavy lean to the Huskies. But the story indicates that if anything, Brostek is thought over there to be a lean to Oregon, while Brostek himself says he’s wide open at the moment.
— Erik Folk is scheduled to play today in the NFLPA Collegiate All-Star Game in Los Angeles at 3 p.m., but the LA Times explains why no NFL scouts will be there. The game is at 3 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus). The East-West Shrine game is also today, but there are no Huskies on the roster.
— Former Husky Brock Huard talks about some of what he heard in his interview Friday with UW coach Steve Sarkisian.
— The California Golden Blogs has more on why Tosh Lupoi left Cal.
— More on Tyler Hasty’s commitment to Oregon State noting each of the Beavers’ other DB commits are now wavering with the departure of assistant Keith Heyward to UW. that includes safety Devian Shelton of Inglewood, Calif., one of five taking official visits to UW this weekend.
— Ken Griffey Jr.’s son is visiting Arizona this weekend.