48Cameron Van Winkle
UW's two-year starter on the offensive line is back for the first time since surgery in September to repair a dislocated knee cap and torn quadriceps. A SoCal home remedy prepared him to play center.
Cameron Van Winkle, the Washington high school record holder for career field goals, enrolled at UW Monday. Tuesday, "the great kid with a lot of talent" had a booming first practice as a Husky.
Huskies' latest group of newcomers included 22 signees.
2013: Gradated from high school early and enrolled at the UW for the start of the spring, 2013, academic quarter (April 1, 2013).
HIGH SCHOOL: Set state records for career (39) and for single-season field goals made (18 in 2011) ... four-year starting kicker and punter at Mount Si ... Associated Press 3A first-team all-state as a senior ... also named to the Seattle Times all-state team (all levels) as a senior ... KingCo 3A/2A Special Teams Player of the Year as a senior ... made 10 field goals and 61-of-62 PATs as a senior and all but four kickoffs in 2012 resulted in touchbacks ... helped lead Wildcats to an 11-2 overall record and a trip to the 3A state semifinals as a senior ... made 18 out of 21 field goal attempts as a junior in 2011, earning Junior All-America first-team honors from MaxPreps.com ... earned AP all-state and Seattle Times all-state as a junior ... also named first-team All-KingCo as a sophomore and honorable mention all-league as a freshman ... one of just seven athletes named a "Northwest Nugget" by the Tacoma News-Tribune ... also named in the Tacoma News-Tribune "Western 100" ... named a "red chip" recruit by the Seattle Times ... listed as the No. 9 overall recruit in Washington and the nation's No. 5 kicker by scout.com ... named the No. 8 kicker in the country by rivals.com ... played for coach Charlie Kinnune as a senior.