Washington: Had a solid spring and will press for time at one inside linebacker spot. 2001: Appeared in four games as a redshirt freshman, primarily on special teams ... credited with three tackles, including one for loss and a shared sack ... saw most game action in Huskies’ 53-3 rout of Idaho, including first-career sack ... made career-high three tackles against the Vandals ... was named Huskies’ Scout of the Week for work in practices leading up to the team’s 26-14 win over No. 9 Washington State. 2000: Redshirted the 2000 season ... saw considerable action on the Husky scout squad.
High School and Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1980 in Puyallup … parents are Kathy and Mike ... has an older brother, Michael, and a younger sister, Mary ... played prep football for coach Bill Wernofsky at Rogers High School … helped team to a 9-2 finish and the South Puget Sound League championship as a senior after the team posted a 4-5 mark in 1998 … played both linebacker and wide receiver at Rogers … recorded 127 tackles, three fumble recoveries, and two interceptions as a senior … on offense, registered eight receptions, including four for touchdowns … a 1999 Associated Press Class 4A All-State first-team selection at linebacker … named to the 1999 Seattle Times All-State first-team at linebacker … a first-team member of the Tacoma News Tribune’s all-state team … received honorable mention status on the Tacoma News-Tribune’s “Northwest Nuggets” team … a PrepStar All-Western Region selection at linebacker … as a junior he had 110 tackles, recovered four fumbles and scored a pair of touchdowns to earn all-league honors at linebacker … ranked No. 13 in SuperPrep’s Northwest 47 … garnered honorable mention honors on the All-USA squad … a law, society and justice major.