Washington: Poised for a standout year after making a big splash at cornerback last season ... originally a strong safety, he moved to cornerback in the spring of 1999... outstanding athlete who has demonstrated the ability to make big plays on defense.
1999: Switched from safety to cornerback...an All-Pac-10 pick by The Football News...started all nine regular-season games he appeared in...missed the Oregon game due to a suspension...did not play vs. Washington State after aggravating a groin pull...that same injury slowed him during the Holiday Bowl ... an honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection...led the defense with six interceptions...that total stands as the most interceptions by a Husky since Walter Bailey had seven in 1991...returned interceptions for scores vs. Oregon State (44 yards) and Arizona (29 yards)...also led the defense with six pass breakups...named the KING-TV Co-Most Improved Defensive Player...had six interceptions to place second in the Pac-10, trailing only California All-American Deltha O'Neal...had two picks vs. Stanford...finished tied seventh in the nation with an average of 0.6 interceptions per game.
1998: Backup behind Nigel Burton at roverback ... limited in second half of the season due to a broken hand ... appeared in a total of six games ... started vs. Oregon ... finished the season with 10 tackles ... recovered a fumble vs. Nebraska ... did not letter during the season.
1997: Redshirted the season.
High School and Personal: Born July 8, 1979 ... led team to a perfect 14-0 record in 1996 and No. 1 ranking in California ... an all-area and all-league selection ... team also posted a perfect record his junior season ... chosen to the Cal-Hi Sports first-team all-state squad ... had two interceptions and 100 tackles as a senior ... had eight kickoff returns, four he returned for touchdowns ... averaged 65 yards per runback on kickoffs in 1996 ... selected to play in the California-Texas Shrine game ... also returned a punt for a score ... majoring in sociology.