Washington: Coming back from a knee injury that kept him out of action in 2000 ... a two-year letterwinner ... runs tight patterns and uses his height well to make a catch. 2000: Took a medical redshirt while rehabiliting an articulated defect in his knee, diagnosed in August ... opted against surgery in favor of a series of injections and steady rehabilitation ... rejoined the team in practices for the 2001 Rose Bowl. 1999: Started in eight of the 10 regular-season games he appeared in … missed the Stanford game with a high ankle sprain suffered early in the California game … came off the bench vs. Arizona, despite the ankle injury … had three receptions for 23 yards in the Holiday Bowl … named to the Region VIII Academic All-America team … honorable mention selection to Pac-10 All-Academic team … led the Huskies with 42 receptions … placed ninth in the Pac-10 by averaging 4.2 receptions per game … had a catch in every game he played except for the Cal contest … set career high twice with eight catches vs. both Air Force and Arizona State … most productive day came against the Sun Devils when he totaled 105 receiving yards, for which he earned Chevrolet Player of the Game honors ... had 90-yard games vs. Air Force (96 yards) and Oregon (91 yards). 1998: Named an honorable mention Freshman All-American by The Football News ... one of the top freshman receivers in Washington history ... one of eight true freshmen to see playing time ... had 27 catches for 414 yards after not playing in the first game of the season ... holds UW record for most touchdown catches by a freshman with five ... 414 yards is a school-record for a true-freshman receiver ... the 27 receptions is second on the UW freshman list behind Spider Gaines’ 31 catches in 1979 ... recorded career-best 94 yards on five receptions in loss at USC ... had season-best five catches three times (Utah State, California, and Oregon) ... caught 52-yard touchdown pass in his Husky debut against BYU, the second reception of his UW career ... 66-yard touchdown catch at Oregon was the longest reception by any UW receiver during the season ... caught four passes for 23 yards in Oahu Bowl vs. Air Force ... named the winner of the Travis Spring Most Inspirational Freshman award at annual team banquet ... also picked up team’s Most Improved Player honor.
High School and Personal: Born Dec. 14, 1979 in Olympia ... parents are Carol and Phillip ... has two brothers and one sister ... sister, Kathleen, played soccer for Washington from 1991-95 and was Top Dawg Award winner during 1996 graduation ceremonies ... was an all-league and all-area pick in 1997 despite missing two games due to injury ... had 22 receptions for 504 yards and six touchdowns as a senior at Olympia ... returned a pair of punts for touchdowns ... intercepted two passes in 1997 ... high school coach was Bill Beattie ... three year starter for prep basketball team at point guard ... first-team all-conference as a senior and a second-team all-state pick in hoops ... majoring in psychology.
Year G-S Rec Yds Avg TD LG 1998 10-3 27 414 15.3 5 66 1999 10-8 42 516 12.3 1 34 2000 DNP-INJ Tot 20-11 69 930 13.5 6 66
Receptions: 8 vs. Air Force and Arizona State, 1999
Reception Yards: 105 yards vs. Arizona State, 1999
Longest Reception: 66 yards vs. Oregon, 1998
Longest TD Reception: 52 yards vs. BYU, 1998