Washington: Strong-armed young quarterback who is fundamentally sound despite a limited football background ... will compete with Cody Pickett for the backup quarterback spot.
1999: Did not appear in any games.
1998: Saw first game action, making late appearances in Nebraska and Utah State games ... completed one pass for three yards in victory against Utah State.
1997: Redshirted the season ... named the offensive backup player of the week for his practice efforts prior to the Arizona game ... completed seven of 17 passes for 46 yards while playing for both sides during the 1998 Spring Game ... named the most improved offensive back at the conclusion of the 1998 spring practice.
High School and Personal: Born June 22, 1979 ... parents are John and Pamela ... has an older brother, Robert, who played baseball at Cal State Northridge ... tabbed a high school All-American by several recruiting publications ... named the Far West region offensive player of the year by Super Prep Magazine ... received two votes in the Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best in the West" ranking ... named to the Tacoma News Tribune's "Western 100" Team ... named to CIF Division II All-Southern Section team ... played only two years of high school football ... named the Foothill League MVP as a senior ... passed for 3,011 yards and recorded 32 touchdowns as a senior ... completed 202 of 357 passes in 1996 ... finished his prep career with more than 4,800 passing yards and 42 TDs ... led team to its best record in 15 years ... initials stand for John Kenneth ... named to the Schutt Football National All-Academic Team ... three-time letterman in basketball ... a two-time all-league selection in hoops ... also lettered in track ... high school coach was Robert dos Remedios ... pursuing a degree in speech communications.