Christian Caple

UW Huskies insider Christian Caple


Christian Caple is the UW Huskies football insider for Seattle Sports and publisher of On Montlake, a subscription site and newsletter about Husky football hosted on Substack. He previously covered UW football for The Athletic, as well as college football (and other sports) for The (Tacoma) News Tribune, the Spokesman-Review, and the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. A native of Longview, Wash., Christian lives in Tacoma with his wife and daughter. Follow Christian: @ChristianCaple

Transfer churn: How UW Huskies’ roster has changed via portal

UW Huskies insider Christian Caple breaks down who's new and who's gone at key positions via the transfer portal ahead of the 2023 season.
3 days ago

Pac-12 TV guide: 10 non-conference games most worth watching

With the non-conference Pac-12 TV schedule out for the 2023 football season, Christian Caple breaks down the one you'll most want to see.
4 days ago

How Odunze and McMillan compare to past UW Huskies WR tandems

Christian Caple dives into the history of UW Huskies wide receiver tandems to see how Rome Odunze and Jalen McMillan stack up.
10 days ago

Comeback for the ages? Just part of UW Huskies softball team’s identity

A fan would not have expected the UW Huskies softball team to come back against McNeese. The Huskies live by the credo "do not be a fan."
11 days ago

DeBoer in Year 2: What did past UW Huskies HCs do for an encore?

Kalen DeBoer already outdid every UW Huskies coach in his debut season. Can he top it in Year 2? Caple: 9 statistics UW Huskies should aim for as they chase Pac-12 title Washington’s 11-2 record in 2022 was an all-time best — by a margin of three victories — for a UW Huskies coach in […]
16 days ago

Caple: 9 statistics UW Huskies should aim for as they chase Pac-12 title

Christian Caple has nine stats for the UW Huskies to strive for in 2023 as they pursue a Pac-12 title and hope to contend for the Playoff.
19 days ago

Caple: What role will UW Huskies’ seniors play in 2023?

The UW Huskies have 10 scholarship seniors who have been there their entire career. Christian Caple explains what their contributions may be.
23 days ago

Why UW Huskies OL coach Scott Huff — and his bosses — deserve credit

It’s been a redemptive year for UW Huskies offensive line coach Scott Huff after the team's coaching staff showed a belief in him.
26 days ago

Caple: UW Huskies’ offense has established stars, but who else could emerge?

The UW Huskies have known starpower on offense, but who could emerge on that side of the ball? UW insider Christian Caple breaks it down.
1 month ago

Caple: Spring storylines for each ’23 UW Huskies football opponent

With spring practices in the books, UW Huskies insider Christian Caple offers a thought on every team Washington will face this year.
1 month ago

5 players who will be crucial to UW Huskies’ defensive fortunes

The UW Huskies are searching for a defensive turnaround in 2023 after ranking near the bottom of the Pac-12 in many pass-related categories.
1 month ago

Caple: 7 questions to ponder after UW Huskies’ spring practices

With their spring practices wrapped up, Christian Caple dives into seven pressing questions about the UW Huskies moving forward.
1 month ago

As spring nears end, have UW Huskies found new O-line starters?

With spring ball nearing a close, have the UW Huskies found their next starting offensive line? Christian Caple breaks it all down.
2 months ago

Should UW Huskies move Voi Tunuufi over with Sav’ell Smalls moving on?

UW Huskies insider breaks down why Voi Tunuufi becomes an intriguing figure in the wake of Sav’ell Smalls entering the transfer portal.
2 months ago

Caple: Ranking UW Huskies’ 2023 schedule from least to most challenging

Ahead of a highly-anticipated season for the UW Huskies, Christian Caple dives into their schedule, ranking the games in terms of challenge.
2 months ago

UW Huskies’ ’22 recruiting class is intact — and seeing a ton of reps

Freshmen had little impact for the UW Huskies in 2022, but the group has been far more involved this spring. Christian Caple breaks it down.
2 months ago

Caple: Could UW Huskies offense be even better in ’23? Three keys

The UW Huskies offense ranked inside the top 10 in the country last season. Christian Caple breaks down how they can keep it up in 2023.
2 months ago

Caple: Get to know UW Huskies LB Ralen Goforth, transfer from USC

UW Huskies insider Christian Caple provides a look at new Washington linebacker Ralen Goforth, a key transfer for the Dawgs from USC.
2 months ago

Caple: Most exciting non-QB offensive players on UW Huskies’ schedule

UW Huskies insider Christian Caple looks at the players who will most stress the UW Huskies' defense in 2023 when the ball is in their hands.
2 months ago

State of competition: What will UW Huskies’ spring position battles look like?

UW Huskies insider Christian Caple goes through 11 positions where Washington will have big competitions as spring football practice resumes.
2 months ago

Caple on UW Huskies: A key transfer to watch for each Pac-12 opponent

Every Pac-12 team has loaded up on new faces through the transfer portal. Christian Caple looks at who the UW Huskies need to keep an eye on.
2 months ago

Caple: 6 UW Huskies who could make noise in spring football

In UW Huskies football insider Christian Caple's debut article for Seattle Sports, he shares the players he'll be watching closely during spring practice.
3 months ago