Washington: One of six seniors on this year's offensive line ... versatile player who can fill either the center or offensive guard positions ... three-time letterwinner ... should see significant playing time ... heads into the season as the backup at right guard.
1999: Appeared in all 11 games and picked up his third letter ... primarily was the backup to Kyle Benn at center ... also practiced at guard ... helped the Huskies to finish 21st in the nation and second in the Pac-10 in rushing with an average of 189.7 yards per game.
1998: Backup to Tony Coats at weakside guard ... earned his second letter ... played in all 11 games and the O'ahu Bowl.
1997: Earned his first letter ... appeared in every game.
1996: Redshirted the season.
High School and Personal: Born Jan. 29, 1978 ... a prep All-America selection by Blue Chip Illustrated ... named one of the top-10 offensive linemen in the Western U.S. by that publication ... selected to the Tacoma News Tribune's "Western 100" team ... the North Bay League's offensive lineman of the year ... first team selection on offense and defense for the Redwood Empire ... led his team to NCS 2A championship as a senior, the fifth straight year Cardinal Newman captured the league title ... played center in high school ... named to the high school All-Academic team by Cal-Hi Magazine ... lettered in track by throwing the shot put ... mother, Jacky, is a nurse ... had an aunt and uncle who attended Washington ... father, Mike, is an insurance agent ... has a younger brother, Mark, and an older sister, Erika ... majoring in political science.