While Desmond Trufant can expect to be playing football in the pros beyond his UW finale next week in the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl, his 10 other senior classmates know this is it. That real life begins Dec. 23. Just 1.7 percent of college football players get drafted.
Huskies defeat Utah to become bowl eligible for third straight season under Sarkisian.
Huskies to play two games in less than one week for first time since 1944.
Dawgs Face Ducks Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Game will air live to a national audience on ESPN.
2012: Played in all 13 games ... had one tackle vs. San Diego State ... also notched a tackle at LSU ... made one tackle at Arizona ... played extensively in the win at Colorado, finishing with four tackles and a fumble recovery vs. the Buffs.
2011: Played in all 13 games, serving as a special teams performer and cornerback ... notched three tackles and a fumble recovery in the opening win over Eastern Washington ... season-best four tackles in the victory over Arizona ... two tackles at Stanford and one each vs. Colorado, USC, Oregon State and Baylor.
2010: A special teams regular who played in 12 of 13 games in 2010.
2009: Saw action in three games during the 2009 season, all on special teams ... played vs. Idaho, USC and Oregon ... originally a part of the fall, 2008, recruiting class, but delayed enrollment until January of 2009 and entered the 2009 season as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played running back and defensive back for the Cougars ... rushed for 938 yards on 83 carries, good for an average of 11.3 yards per carry ... earned first-team All-Metro honors from the Sacramento Bee ... named all-West Region by PrepStar ... listed as the No. 108 prospect in the Far West by Superprep ... named third-team all-state by CalHiSports ... ranked the No. 93 recruit in California and the No. 85 cornerback in the nation by Scout.com ... led team to a 9-3 overall record his senior season ... team made it to the semifinals of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section ... All-Capital League and honorable mention All-Metro defensive back as a junior in 2006 ... 72 tackles, seven interceptions and four fumble recoveries as a junior, when he also rushed for 846 yards and 13 scores ... helped team to an 11-2 overall record and a trip to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section championship ... team beat Pioneer 21-14 in the final ... earned all-league as a defensive back in 2005 ... also an outstanding sprinter on the track team ... top times as a junior included a 10.97 in the 100 meters and a 22.64 in the 200 meters ... played football for coach Mike Dimino.