The University of Washington - The Don James Era
The Glory
Years of

Don James has the most wins as coach of the Huskies in UW history. His record: 153-56-2 over 18 seasons. He produced 16 consecutive winning seasons. And 17 of 18 UW teams finished in the upper division of the conference race. 13 of those teams finished first or second.

Before the UW, James coached at Kent State 1971-1974, engineering that football teams first ever bowl game appearance. As a college quarterback at the University of Miami in 1954, he won the prestigious Optner Trophy for top scholar-athlete.

Sanford Holien has chosen key plays from five Bowl games that signify Coach James' command of football strategy ... knowing how to win and get the best from every player.

Each and every lithograph is personally and individually signed by Coach Don James and the following players depicted in this historic lithograph: Warren Moon, Paul Skansi. Steve Pelleuer, Hugh Millen, Jacque Robinson, Greg Lewis, Dave Hoffmann and Steve Emtman.
Sanford Holien has produced a substantial body of work in order to capture the scope of Don James' career at the University of Washington. This collage of vignettes consists of five complete and distinctive paintings.
Holien has chosen key action from five Bowl games that signify Coach James' command of football strategy. Holien has composed a powerful five image lithograph that highlights the greatest triumphs of the University of Washington Huskies during the Don James era.
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