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

Caple: The toughest game for each Pac-12 team as they enter new leagues

The 2024 college football season will find 10 of the former Pac-12 members playing in three different conferences.
11 days ago

Caple: Revisiting UW Huskies’ 2020 recruiting class, of which only 5 remain

Only five of the UW Huskies’ 23 signees from 2020 remain on the roster, as a group that ranked 16th nationally has become the first class at UW truly affected by the advent of the transfer portal.
13 days ago

Caple: Why are Apple Cup tickets so expensive? Let’s examine

Early ticket sales for the neutral-site Apple Cup between the UW Huskies and WSU Cougars for 2024 have caused sticker shock.
19 days ago

Caple: Have UW Huskies covered needs in transfer portal?

On Montlake's Christian Caple assesses where the UW Huskies stand with their scholarship count nearly filled.
20 days ago

5 recruits who could take UW Huskies’ 2025 class to next level

These five recruits could bolster the UW Huskies' first full recruiting class under head coach Jedd Fisch.
25 days ago

Caple: Ranking toughest non-con game for UW Huskies and Big Ten rivals

Christian Caple dives into how the UW Huskies have a new landscape when it comes to nonconference games, then ranks the toughest for each Big Ten team.
26 days ago

Caple: 8 questions for UW Huskies after spring practices

UW Huskies football insider Christian Caple breaks down eight questions that remain for the Dawgs after spring practices.
1 month ago

Caple: UW Huskies post-spring breakdown

On Montlake's Christian Caple breaks down the top storylines, players and more after the UW Huskies' spring practices.
1 month ago

Spring game draws bigger crowd under new Huskies coach

The Purple team edged the Gold team 24-23 in the first spring game under new UW Huskies head coach Jedd Fisch.
1 month ago

Caple: Six injured UW Huskies players to watch once healthy

UW Huskies football insider Christian Caple details six injured players who could impact the 2024 season once they get healthy.
1 month ago

Caple: A few thoughts on UW Huskies’ big 1st round in NFL Draft

The UW Huskies had three players go in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft, including two in the top 10. Before Day 2, some thoughts on Washington’s big first round.
2 months ago

Caple’s Notebook: Latest from UW Huskies spring practice

Cam Davis, a sixth-year UW Huskies senior, says he'll be full-go for preseason camp. Washington needs him.
2 months ago

UW Huskies Spring Practice: Observations after big scrimmage day

On Montlake's Christian Caple shares 19 observations from a UW Huskies spring practice that featured plenty of scrimmage action.
2 months ago

UW Huskies Football: Transfer portal targets to watch

The UW Huskies have needs at several positions, and they're recruiting the spring transfer portal accordingly. Christian Caple looks at some potential targets.
2 months ago

Up-and-coming UW Huskies making moves this spring

A look at up-and-coming UW Huskies who are making their case for playing time at the one-third mark of spring practices.
2 months ago

UW Huskies Spring Practice, Day 5: A look at Valdez, D-line and more

UW Huskies insider Christian Caple of On Montlake breaks down all the news and notes from spring football practice for Jedd Fisch's team.
2 months ago

UW Huskies Practice Notebook: Why 2 veteran players stayed

Christian Caple has details on two defenders staying at Washington and more notes from Saturday's UW Huskies practice.
2 months ago

Caple: Young UW Huskies players to watch as spring progresses

Early UW Huskies spring practices have provided a glimpse of several young players who are already taking reps with the No. 1 or No. 2 units.
2 months ago

Caple: The 3 big UW Huskies questions ahead of spring ball

WIth the UW Huskies set to start spring practices soon, Christian Caple dives into three important questions the team faces.
2 months ago

Jedd Fisch, Steve Belichick and Brennan Carroll preview UW Huskies’ spring

Here's what UW Huskies head coach Jedd Fisch, offensive coordinator Brennan Carroll and defensive coordinator Steve Belichick said Wednesday.
3 months ago

Caple: What to expect from UW Huskies’ seniors in 2024

The UW Huskies have 16 seniors heading into spring practices. Christian Caple breaks down who they are and the roles they could play.
3 months ago

UW Huskies AD Search: Pros, cons and candidates to consider

UW Huskies insider Christian Caple dives into the athletic director job opening and who the school should consider for the job.
3 months ago

10 most memorable moments from UW Huskies’ unforgettable 2023

Christian Caple dives into the most notable moments from the UW Huskies' historic 2023 season, and there were plenty to choose from.
3 months ago

How 2021 UW Huskies recruits may contribute in 2024

Just five players from the UW Huskies' 2021 recruiting class remain at Washington. Christian Caple discusses how they may fit in now.
3 months ago