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John Westra
John Westra

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mesa, Ariz.

High School:
Red Mountain High School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 250

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
11/23/1978

Experience:
3L

Washington: A three-time letterwinner. 2000: Returned from knee surgery last fall to appear in the last seven regular-season games and the Rose Bowl after second-stringer Kevin Ware went down with an injury ... back up to Jerramy Stevens at tight end ... was frequently used in two-tight end sets ... did not record a catch in 2000. 1999: Forced to redshirt the season after he suffered a knee injury against Air Force in the second game of the year ... did not record any receptions. 1998: Appeared in all 11 regular season games to earn his second letter ... started vs. Nebraska and Washington State ... caught two passes for 13 yards ... first career reception came vs. BYU. 1997: One of 10 true freshmen to play for UW ... one of six true freshmen to letter ... appeared in all 11 games, primarily on special teams ... did not record any receptions ... received a Big Hit Award for his play vs. UCLA ... made four catches for 20 yards in the 1998 Spring Game.

High School and Personal: Born Nov. 23, 1978 ... parents are Michael and Jaqueline ... received four votes in the Long Beach Press-Telegram’s "Best in the West" ranking ... named to the Tacoma News Tribune’s "Western 100" Team ... named to the Super All-State team as a defensive lineman ... was a first-team All-East Valley selection as a tight end and defensive end ... selected to play in Down Under Bowl in Australia ... totaled 360 receiving yards on 15 receptions and four scores at tight end in 1996 ... led Red Mountain in tackles with 56, including 12 tackles for loss and eight sacks ... also blocked six kicks ... also wrestled in high school, winning the state freestyle championship as a junior ... outstanding wrestler with a career record of 83-9 ... three-time semifinalist in high school state wrestling tournament ... placed third in the state in shot put with a toss of 55-8.5 ... high school coach was Jim Jones ... majoring in English.


Year  G-S  Rec  Yds  Avg  TD  LG
1997  11-0     0     0   0.0   0    0
1998  11-2     2    13   6.5   0    8
1999*  2-0     0     0   0.0   0    0
2000   7-0     0     0   0.0   0    0
Tot    31-2    2    13   6.5   0    8

* Redshirted the season due to injury.
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