The sophomore romped for a Huskies bowl-record 205 yards rushing plus 74 more receiving. But a late field goal and then interception by Boise State ends the Huskies' confounding season with an excruciating loss.
While Desmond Trufant can expect to be playing football in the pros beyond his UW finale next week in the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl, his 10 other senior classmates know this is it. That real life begins Dec. 23. Just 1.7 percent of college football players get drafted.
Seferian-Jenkins and Glenn also honored as team MVPs at 2012 Celebration of Husky Football.
Huskies and Cougars will square off on the day after Thanksgiving at 12:30 p.m.
Eliminating turnovers and curbing mistakes on defense would go a long way to allowing the real Huskies to show up Saturday night against No. 7 Oregon State.
2012: Played in every game this season, both as a wide receiver and as the Huskies' holder ... won the team's Tyee Sports Council Community Service Award at the postseason banquet ... scored first college touchdown in the win at Colorado on a three-yard pass ... had three catches for 33 yards vs. the Buffs ... also scored a touchdown at Washington State, where he had two catches for 20 yards ... had three receptions for 17 yards at Oregon ... had one reception vs. USC ... also had 2 punt returns for 32 yards (27- and 5-yard returns) vs. the Trojans ... had one pass reception at Arizona ... one reception for nine yards, plus a 31-yard punt return, in win at Cal ... made two catches for 23 yards in home finale win vs. Utah ... started in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas.
2011: Redshirted the season and will return as a fifth-year senior for 2012 ... won the team's Bob Jarvis Offensive Scout of the Year Award at the team's postseason banquet ... served as a game captain for the Eastern Washington game.
2010: Suffered a broken clavicle in the Washington State game ... returned to play as a holder in the Holiday Bowl win over Nebraska ... served as the Huskies' primary punt returner and holder ... also a regular in the wide receiver rotation ... played in all 12 games, starting at Arizona ... caught three passes for 25 yards in the season-opener at BYU ... one reception each vs. USC, Oregon State, Arizona and Stanford ... catch at Arizona went for 43 yards ... also had one carry each vs. Nebraska and ASU ... returned 16 punts on the season.
2009: Appeared in a total of eight games ... didn't record a reception during the season, but did complete a pass in the Huskies' 42-10 victory over 19th-ranked California ... in the UW's opening drive, completed a 38-yard pass to Jermaine Kearse, and the Huskies scored on the next play.
2008: Played in seven games: Arizona, Notre Dame, USC, Arizona State, UCLA, Washington State and California ... a multi-dimensional player who made an impact catching, rushing and passing the ball ... one of 12 true freshman to play in 2008 ... two catches for 19 yards vs. Arizona State, when he also completed two passes for 35 yards, including a six-yard scoring pass to Ronnie Fouch ... one catch for 21 yards vs. Notre Dame ... had a 12-yard run vs. UCLA ... carried the ball twice for 24 yards at Washington State ... named the team's offensive player of the week after the Arizona State game ... named the offensive scout team player of the week for the Arizona game.
HIGH SCHOOL: One of the most prolific receivers in high school history, Bruns set numerous state records during his career ... finished career having caught 310 passes for 5,178 yards and 72 touchdowns, all state records ... had already set the state record for receiving TDs prior to his senior season ... his receptions and yardage totals ranked No. 2 in the nation all-time for 11-man football while his TD total ranked third all-time ... as a senior led, the Mustangs to a 14-0 record and a 2A state championship with 90 receptions for 1,443 yards and 19 touchdowns ... team was ranked No. 19 in the nation by maxpreps.com ... honored as the state's Associated Press 2A player of the year as a senior ... also a unanimous selection on the AP's 2A all-state first team ... named to the Seattle Times all-state team ... named a "red chip" prospect by the Seattle Times ... made the Tacoma News-Tribune's "Northwest Nuggets" honorable mention ... a member of the News-Tribune's Western 100 ... named all-West Region by PrepStar ... ranked the No. 9 recruit in the state by Superprep ... the state of Washington's No. 14 football recruit, according to Rivals.com ... rated the No. 7 player in Washington, the No. 38 wideout in the country and the No. 233 overall player in the nation by Scout.com ... in a game vs. Othello, caught seven passes for 222 yards, including a 99-yard touchdown reception ... as a junior, led the nation with 109 receptions, good for a state-record 1,891 yards and 28 touchdowns ... named Mid-Valley League co-offensive player of the year, Seattle Times all-state first team, Associated Press 2A all-state first-team and Tri-City Herald all-area as a junior ... had four double-digit reception games and three 200-yard games as a junior, when the Mustangs went 12-1 overall and 9-0 in league play ... as a sophomore in 2005, caught 98 passes for 1,647 yards and 23 scores despite sitting out two games due to injury ... Mustangs went 13-2 and 6-0 in the league his sophomore year ... also played basketball ... played for coach Tom Moore.
Bruns' Career Statistics