2007: Started 12 of 13 games at strongside linebacker (all games except Ohio State) ... won the team's Academic Excellence Award at the UW's postseason awards banquet ... four tackles and a sack in opener at Syracuse ... five tackles, including two for a loss, in win over Boise State ... missed Ohio State with injury ... four tackles and an interception at UCLA ... three tackles vs. Oregon ... four tackles vs. Arizona and at Oregon State ... two tackles, including one for a loss, at Hawaii.
2006: Earned the team's KING-TV Most Improved Player (defense) award at the annual postseason banquet ... played in 11 of 12 games (all but Fresno State) and started 10 of those 11 (all but Oregon) at one linebacker spot ... ranked third in the Pac-10 Conference in fumbles forced with 0.27 per game (3 in 11 games) ... finished the season with 35 total tackles ... returned a game-icing interception for a 33-yard touchdown in the win over UCLA, when he also had two tackles for loss ... had a season-high seven tackles against both USC and Oregon State ... also had two forced fumbles and two pass break-ups vs. the Trojans ... forced a fumble vs. San Jose State ... five tackles in the Apple Cup ... two tackles for loss, including a sack, in the victory at Arizona ... four tackles and a pass break-up at Cal.
2005: Played in all 11 games, at special teams and linebacker ... recorded tackles vs. Idaho and Notre Dame.
2004: Played in nine games, including a start against WSU ... saw action on defense in five games ... one of seven true freshmen to crack the two-deep ... a regular on UW's special teams ... came up with a fumble recovery on a kickoff vs. UCLA.
High School and Personal:Helped team to three consecutive trips to the CIF-SS Division II title game, winning championships as a sophomore and senior ... earned all-CIF-Southern Section honors as a linebacker ... rushed for 1,258 yards as a senior ... averaged 5.9 yards per carry ... had 27 touchdowns in 2003, including 24 by rushing ... caught 22 passes for 237 yards and three scores ... led Hart with 1,514 all-purpose yards ... managed 55 tackles on defense, including three sacks ... had three interceptions and four fumble recoveries ... returned 16 punts for 482 yards, averaging 30 yards per return ... earned all-SVC honors as a senior ... helped team to an 11-3 record in 2003 after Indians started the year 0-3 ... rushed for four touchdowns in 35-21 CIF-SS Division II semifinal victory against San Clemente ... handled team's punting duties ... named to PrepStar's all-region team ... team finished the season ranked No. 8 in the west by USA Today ... team finished the season 11-3 ... sprinter and jumper on the Hart track squad ... earned all-SVC honors for track team as a junior ... played for coach Mike Harrington at Hart ... the son of the late Keith and Dinah Howell ... has three younger siblings, Keith Jr., Renah, and Delano.