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.
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.
Huskies play host to Utah Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. PT (Pac-12 Networks).
Kasen Williams makes two huge catches in the fourth quarter, the defense rises up with an interception and sack in the clutch, and UW ends a 3-game losing streak in a thriller.
Huskies topple NO. 7 Beavers 20-17 for their second top-10 upset at CenturyLink Field this season.
2012: Handled all the place-kicking duties this season ... missed on lone field-goal attempt, from 47 yards, vs. SDSU ... connected on 34-yard field goal at LSU in only attempt of the game ... also put both kickoffs into the end zone at LSU ... made a 41-yard field goal vs. Portland State, when he also completed a pass on a fake punt ... made a 43-yarder in only FG try vs. Stanford ... also handled the punting duties vs. the Cardinal, punting nine times for a 38.9-yard average ... none of the nine punts were returned ... also punted at Oregon, averaging 41.6 yards on five kicks ... against USC, missed from 45 yards in only field-goal attempt ... punted five times for a 37.4-yard average against the Trojans ... kicked 43-yard field goal in only attempt at Arizona ... punted six times for a 33.5-yard average in Tucson ... made two field goals in the win over No. 7 Oregon State, from 44 and 30 yards ... 30-yarder was the game-winner with 1:20 left in the game ... no field goal tries, but punted for an average of 41.5 yards on four punts in the win at Cal ... punted five times for a 34.0-yard average and also got a tackle in the win over Utah ... didn't attempt any field goals vs. the Utes ... made from 25 yards and missed from 25 in the win at Colorado, where he averaged 40.7 yards on three punts ... had a season-best 45.4-yard punting average at Washington State, including his longest punt of the year, 65 yards ... 2-for-3 on field goals in the MAACO Bowl vs. Boise State, where he also punted for a 44.7-yard average on three attempts ... served as a game captain for the California game.
JUNIOR COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL: Helped Mounties to a 10-2 overall record, the Southern California championship and a trip to the California state title game ... ranked the No. 3 kicking prospect by Chris Sailer Kicking and at one point was named the top kicker at a Sailer showcase event in spring of 2011 ... played for coach Robert Jastrab at Mt. SAC and for coach Jose Fuentes at Alta Loma.
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