Washington: Gives the Husky defensive line solid depth at the tackle position ... coming off impressive spring ... one of 11 letterwinners to return on the defensive line ... did not play in 2003 Spring Game due to neck stinger. 2002: Missed most of the 2002 season due to injury ... played in the first two games of the season as a backup ... only tackle came in season opener at Michigan. 2001: Backup player on defensive line ... appeared in 10 regular-season games after redshirting the 2000 season ... did not play in Husky wins over California and USC ... appeared on defense three times, in games vs. Idaho, UCLA and Miami ... notched first-career fumble-recovery in Huskies' loss at UCLA. 2000: Redshirted the season in 2000.
High School and Personal:Given first name is Siitupe ... born Oct. 5, 1981 in Seattle ... parents are Mossy and Stu ... played for coach David Rastovski at Olympic High School ... recorded 95 tackles, seven sacks, three interceptions and six fumble recoveries in 1999 ... a1999 First-team all-Narrows League selection at linebacker and offensive tackle ... a two-time all-league honoree at linebacker ... twice voted his team's defensive MVP ... a 1999 Seattle Times all-state first team selection at linebacker ... Selected to the Tacoma News-Tribune's "Northwest Nuggets" and "Western 100" teams ... a member of Prep Football Report's All-West team ... a 1999 SuperPrep all-American ... ranked No. 25 nationally among linebackers by SuperPrep ... selected to Rivals.com's Pacific West Region Top 60 ... a 1999 PrepStar All-Region selection ... also competed for Olympic track and basketball teams ... cousin of former Husky All-Pac-10 linebacker Ink Aleaga ... an Honor Roll Academic Award winner all four years in high school ... a sociology major.