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Chris Massey
Chris Massey

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Moreno Valley, Calif.

High School:
Valley View High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
CB

Birthdate:
02/24/1981

Experience:
3V

Washington: One of 11 letterwinners returning to the Husky secondary ... has three interceptions and 10 pass defenses during his career. 2002: Appeared in all 13 games ... spent most of the year as the Huskies' No. 3 cornerback and frequently played in nickel situations ... started in one game (Wyoming) as a third cornerback ... had a big highlight play in the Oregon State game when he returned a second-quarter interception 25 yards for a touchdown to increase the Huskies' lead to 24-10 ... season-high of four tackles in the season opener at Michigan ... also had a sack and a forced fumble vs. Michigan ... named a coaches' defensive player of the game after win over Oregon State ... earned a KING-TV Most Improved Player Award at the team's postseason awards banquet. 2001: Appeared in all 11 regular-season games for the second-consecutive season ... started a career-high seven games at cornerback ... finished the season with a career-best 31 tackles, including two sacks ... one of just six Husky players to have at least one tackle in every game ... sack total was second-highest on the team ... also had four pass defenses ... helped Washington rank fourth in the conference in pass defense, allowing just 220 yards per game ... part of a Husky pass defense which allowed more than 250 yards passing in just three of 11 games ... against Idaho, recovered a blocked field goal and returned it 69 yards for first-career touchdown ... one of three Husky special-teams scores in the game ... forced a fumble on first-career sack. against Idaho quarterback Brian Lindgren ... tallied season-high five tackles against USC and Arizona ... also notched a sack against the Trojans. 2000: Started first career game in season opener vs. Idaho, making one tackle ... appeared in every game, and added starts in each of the last four games ... had first-career interception in Huskies' 51-3 Apple Cup win over Washington State ... earned coaches' defensive MVP honors for his effort against the Cougars ... played crucial role in shutting down Drew Brees and the Purdue passing game in the Huskies' 34-24 Rose Bowl win, finishing with three tackles ... credited with five passes defensed, fourth-most on the team ... secondary also ranked second in the conference in pass defense, surrendering just 207.9 yards per game ... credited with two passes defensed at Arizona State ... co-recipient of the Travis Spring Award, given to the team's most outstanding offensive and defensive freshmen. 1999: Redshirted the season.

High School and Personal: Born Feb. 24, 1981 ... parents are Walter and Avril ... has an older sister, Nicolle ... an All-Western Region pick by PrepStar ... helped to lead Valley View to Sunbelt League titles in 1995, 1996 and 1997 and a runner-up finish in 1998 ... started prep career as a running back, moved to wide receiver as a junior and played both wideout and cornerback as a senior ... earned three letters in football and track and lettered twice in soccer as a freshman and sophomore ... has run the 100m, 200m, 400m and competed in high jump, long jump and triple jump for track squad ... won league titles in 200m, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m as a junior ... placed fourth in 200 meters at 1997 AAU Nationals in Norfolk ... was seventh in the event in 1996 in Charlotte ... owns school record in 400 meters and set freshman records in 200m, long jump and high jump ... a sociology major.

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