For an NFL team, hiring a head coach straight from college is still generally considered risky business. And yet, Pete Carroll, Chip Kelly and Jim Harbaugh, all former Pac-10 coaches, have found success in the NFL.
At the halfway point of the season, the Seahawks were reeling, lurching close to a blow that might knock them out of the playoff race entirely. In the third quarter of the season, though, the Seahawks bounced back, re-establishing identities on offense, defense and special teams.
Brandon Wellington rushed for 110 yards and three touchdowns to lead Eastside Catholic to a 35-13 victory over Bellevue in the Class 3A state championship game Friday night, snapping the Wolverines' 67-game winning streak.