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Wilbur Hooks, Jr.
Wilbur Hooks, Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Anchorage, AK

High School:
Dimond HS

Height / Weight:
6- / 190

Position:
SE

Birthdate:
07/02/1980

Experience:
2V

Washington: A talented singer ... a vaulable player on the Husky special teams ... rated the all-time, 25th-best athlete from Alaska by Sports Illustrated. 2000: Started the first two games at wide receiver ... appeared in Huskies’ 17-14 win at Colorado, making eventual winning touchdown reception in the third quarter ... first touchdown of career ... tallied just one catch in the Huskies’ next four games, sitting out Oregon game with an irregular heartbeat ... came back in a big way at Stanford ... did not appear in game until final drive, making an acrobatic 31-yard reception in a driving rain to set up game-winning touchdown in the final minute ... shared weekly offensive MVP honors for his performance ... made acrobatic 19-yard TD reception at Washington State in Huskies’ 51-3 win ... had one catch for seven yards in Huskies’ 34-24 Rose Bowl win ... five receptions for 59 yards against Idaho were both career-highs. 1999: Did not play against BYU and Air Force, but appeared in every other game during the season ... was named the KOMO Radio Co-Outstanding Special Teams Player of the Year along with Curtis Williams. 1998: Redshirted the season.

High School and Personal: Born July 2, 1980 in Anchorage ... parents are Irene and Wilbur, Sr. ... has two older brothers, Fred and Maurice, and an older sister, Angie ... rushed for 700 yards and scored 10 touchdowns on just 59 carries as a senior ... played for wishbone-oriented team ... had 15 receptions for 300 yards ... credited with four touchdown receptions ... also a standout at defensive back, earning all-state honors ... recorded seven interceptions as a senior ... outstanding track athlete ... won the 100, 200, 400 and high-hurdle events at the state championships as a junior ... selected as the Prep Athlete of the Year for Alaska by Gatorade ... first Husky scholarship player from Alaska since David Killpatrick (1991-94) ... named to Tacoma News Tribune’s "Northwest Nuggets" and "Western 100" teams ... coached in high school by Duncan Shackelford ... majoring in geography.

Receiving
Year  G-S  Rec.  Yds.  Avg.  TD  LG
1999      No receptions
2000   9-2    11    151    13.7    2   31
Career Highs
Receptions:
5 vs. Idaho, 2000
Receiving Yards: 59 vs. Idaho, 2000
Longest Reception: 31 yards at Stanford, 2000
Longest TD Reception: 24 yards at Colorado, 2000
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