UW's two-year starter on the offensive line is back for the first time since surgery in September to repair a dislocated knee cap and torn quadriceps. A SoCal home remedy prepared him to play center.
Dawgs open 2013 spring practices Tuesday night.
Huskies play host to Utah Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. PT (Pac-12 Networks).
Keith Price completes 16 consecutive passes, 20 of 28 overall and throws for two scores. But he gets sacked five times and commits four turnovers. That and a blocked punt for a USC TD doom UW.
Huskies and USC go at it Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field.
2012: Played in all 13 games ... saw first college action at right tackle in San Diego State game ... also played extensively at LSU, also at right tackle ... made first career start, at right tackle, vs. Portland State ... played extensively at right tackle vs. Stanford and vs. USC ... saw a lot of action off the bench at right guard at Arizona ... started at right guard in each of the last six games (Oregon State, California, Utah, Colorado, WSU and Boise State).
2011: Spent the season as the No. 2 center, but did not see any game action.
2010: Did not see any game action as a true freshman, redshirting the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned a spot on the All-CIF Southern Section Pac-5 first team ... also a first-team All-South Coast League offensive tackle ... helped lead the Gauchos to a 12-1 record as a senior and to a 10-2 mark as a junior ... team won the South Coast League title in 2009 and advanced to the semifinals of the sectional championship ... honorable mention all-league selection as a junior ... named his area's No. 14 prospect by ocvarsity.com ... named second-team all-state by calhisports.com ... listed on calhisports.com's preseason All-Orange County team in 2009 ... rated the No. 54 offensive tackle in the nation and No. 81 overall prospect in California by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... also participated in track & field at Mission Viejo ... played for coach Bob Johnson.