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Jimmy Newell
Jimmy Newell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Port Orchard, Wash.

High School:
South Kitsap High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
SS

Birthdate:
06/17/1981

Experience:
3V

Washington: Reliable field general for the Husky secondary ... returns as a starter at free safety ... played injury-free in 2003 for the first time in his career. 2003: Second on the team with three interceptions ... one of three returning UW players who started all 12 games in 2003 ... along with Tim Galloway is Washington's leading returning tackler ... tied with Galloway for second on the team in 2003 with 84 tackles ... ranked 15th in the Pac-10 in total tackles ... broke up five tackles to tie for second on the team ... managed 4.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... top tackling game was 11 versus Nevada ... had six or more tackles in nine games ... named co-Defensive Player of the Game after his performance vs. Stanford and again vs. Oregon State ... a three-time letterwinner ... first-team Pac-10 All-Academic pick ... a second-team selection to the 2003 Region VIII Academic All-American squad ... presented the 101 Club Academic Achievement Award for at the 2003 team banquet. 2002: Struggled with several injuries through the year, but still managed to start four games at free safety ... an honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 selection ... had a severe dislocation of two fingers suffered on the second play of the season at Michigan ... started to play again in the Idaho game and returned to the starting spot at USC ... also started vs. ASU and UCLA ... missed the season's final four games due to a knee injury ... had a high of seven tackles in the ASU game and had six vs. Arizona and USC ... named a coaches' defensive player of the game after win over Arizona. 2001: Earned a medical redshirt after reaggravating a shoulder injury suffered late in 2000 ... had surgery on the shoulder in April of 2001, but returned to play in three games before being sidelined again following the Huskies' 31-28 victory at Cal ... made four tackles in season-opening 21-18 win over No. 11 Michigan ... made two tackles the following week in 53-3 rout of Idaho ... appeared briefly in the game at Cal before sitting out the rest of the season. 2000: One of a stellar group of five freshmen to see considerable playing time in the secondary ... made 10 tackles and forced first-career fumble ... played in every game at free safety ... part of a terrific Husky secondary that ranked second in the Pac-10 in pass defense, giving up just 207.9 yards per game ... forced a fourth-quarter fumble by Stanford's Kerry Carter to set up what turned out to be a crucial Husky touchdown ... had best game tackling against Stanford, finishing fourth on the team with five ... made one tackle in Rose Bowl.

High School and Personal: Born June 17, 1981 ... parents are Lorie and Jim ... has an older sister, Kerri ... played for coach D.J. Sigurdson at South Kitsap High School ... amassed 60 tackles, five interceptions, and three sacks as a senior ... started at quarterback and defensive back for 10-1 South Kitsap in 1999 ... a first-team All-Narrows League Bridge Division choice at defensive back ... named to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer's "Elite 11" ... received two votes in Long Beach Press Telegrams's "Best in the West" team ... an honorable mention choice to the Tacoma News-Tribune's "Northwest Nuggets" ... 16th-ranked cornerback in the nation according to Rivals.com ... a 1999 PrepStar All-American, ranked the number five DB in the Western Region ... listed No. 11 in SuperPrep's Northwest 47 ... a member of Prep Football Report's All-West team ... also a first team all-league outfielder at South Kitsap ... batted .458 with 15 stolen bases in 1998 ... double majoring in finance and economics.


Year     G-S  Solo   Asst.   Tot.   Loss   FC    FR   PD   Int.  Sacks
2000    12-0     8      3     11     0-0    1   0-0    0   0-0    0-0
2001     3-0     3      3      6     0-0    0   0-0    0   0-0    0-0
2002     8-4    13     13     26     1-3    0   0-0    1   0-0    0-0
2003    12-12   46     38     84   4.5-16   0   1-0    5   3-1    1-4
Totals  35-16   70     57    127   5.5-19   1   1-0    6   3-1    1-4

Newell news and features:
No Pain, No Gain - gohuskies.com (Nov. 4, 2004)

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