2008: Played in all 12 games during his true freshman season ... started the first two games of the year at tight end: vs. Oregon and BYU ... also started vs. Arizona, UCLA and Washington State as a second tight end to total five starts on the year ... one of 12 true freshman to play in 2008, and one of nine to start at least one game ... fifth on the team with 12 receptions, good for 82 yards ... four receptions in each of the first two games of the season ... four for 35 at Oregon and four for 30 yards vs. BYU ... two catches vs. Arizona State and one each at USC and California.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: A Parade Magazine All-American ... listed as the nation's No. 33 player and No. 4 tight end by Superprep, which named him All-America ... a member of PrepStar's "Dream Team" ... only Washingtonian to make the Long Beach Press-Telegram "Best in the West" first team, which listed him as the No. 9 recruit in the west ... member of the Orange County Register's "Fab 15" as one of the top 15 recruits in the west ... rated as the nation's No. 92 overall prospect by PrepStar ... rated the No. 57 football recruit in the nation by Rivals.com ... along with fellow UW signee Jermaine Kearse, led Lakes to a 10-1 record as a senior in 2007 ... caught 45 passes for 503 yards and eight scores as a senior ... posted 115 tackles, 18 pass deflections and 10 sacks as a defensive end ... teamed with fellow UW signee Jermaine Kearse ... played in the U.S. Army All-American game ... named an Associated Press first-team 3A all-state pick as both a tight end and defensive lineman ... named to the Seattle Times all-state team as a tight end ... one of only six players named a "blue chip" prospect by the Seattle Times ... one of only nine players named a "Northwest Nugget" by the Tacoma News-Tribune ... also named to the News-Tribune's Western 100 ... ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the state by Scout.com ... ranked as the nation's No. 29 overall prospect and No. 3 tight end by Scout.com ... the state of Washington's No. 1 football recruit, according to Superprep and Rivals.com, which also ranked him as the No. 4 "weakside defensive end" in the country ... averaged 13 points and 11 rebounds per game in basketball and led Lakes HS to the state championship game in 2008 ... selected to play basketball for the Washington state squad againts Oregon in the Northwest Shootout all-star game ... as a junior, caught 34 passes for 412 yards and six TDs ... Lancers went 9-2 his junior year ... team went 11-1 his sophomore season, when he was a second-team all-league selection on both sides of the ball ... earned first-team 3A all-state honors for basketball as a junior after the 2006-07 season, when the Lancers finished fifth in the state ... played football for coach Dave Miller.
Middleton's Career Statistics
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