News

Josh Shirley leaves Washington Husky football program

Josh Shirley leaves Washington Husky football program

Former Boise State head coach Chris Peterson, right, walks off the field past Washington's Josh Shirley, after Washington beat Boise State 38-6, in a NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Seattle. Petersen now coaches Washington. Shirley has left the UW program. Photo: KPUG/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Washington Husky senior defensive end Josh Shirley has left the football team and will play elsewhere. Offensive lineman Taylor Hindy is also leaving the Dawgs. The university released a one sentence statement regarding the moves earlier today.

“Defensive end Josh Shirley and offensive lineman Taylor Hindy have left the University of Washington football program and will transfer to other programs, Huskies head coach Chris Petersen announced today.”

The Seattle Times is reporting that Shirley would like to play his senior season closer to his native Southern California.

Shirley registered 3 sacks and 13 tackles last season in his back-up role as a pass-rushing specialist for the Huskies.

(KPUG Newsroom – Doug Lange)

Recent Headlines

50 mins ago in Music

Bobby Brown to detail ‘Every Little Step’ of his life

Fresh
bobbybrown

Bobby Brown says right after he signed a deal to write his life story, he went through one of the most agonizing traumas of his life: the death of his daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

1 hour ago in Music

Mariah Carey returning to Hallmark for 3 new movies

Fresh
mariah597541601602

The R&B superstar has a trio of new projects over the next two years, with the "Hero" hitmaker planning to write and record an original song for each project

2 hours ago in Music

Lady Gaga rode her horse to a smoothie shop

gaga301966329372

The "Born This Way" singer turned heads in Malibu, California over the weekend after shunning regular transportation in favor of riding her horse to the store.

2 hours ago in Music

Paul McCartney says he almost quit music in the early ’70s

paulmccartney

In a new interview, the rocker reveals he went wild in the years after the Fab Four called it quits, and his band Wings helped him straighten out and rediscover his love for music.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Tyler Perry moving to a farm

tylerperry942732378140

The actor and filmmaker is planning to turn his new home in Georgia into a farm after cashing in on the record-breaking sale of his Atlanta mansion.