Washington: Gives the Huskies a proven run stopper in the middle of the line ... missed spring drills due to a back injury. 2002: Started all 13 games at one defensive tackle spot ... finished with his 33 tackles ... had season high of five tackles in both the USC and Arizona State games ... posted sacks in the Wyoming and Oregon games ... seven total tackles for loss on the year was seventh on the team ...had a high of 1.5 TFLs vs. Wyoming ... part of an excellent Husky rush defense that ranked 11th in the nation with just 97.7 yards allowed per game ... named a coaches' defensive player of the game after win over San Jose State. 2001: Started the season as the top reserve at defensive tackle ... earned first start in Huskies' win over Arizona State on Oct. 6 and started all but one game thereafter ... finished season with 10 tackles, including two for loss ... part of a Husky defense that did not allow a rushing touchdown until the fifth game of the season ... earned first-career sack against UCLA's Cory Paus ... recorded career-high three tackles, including one for loss, at Oregon State ... also recovered a fumble against the Beavers that the Husky offense turned into seven points ... made one tackle in first-career game, Huskies' 23-18 win over No. 10 Michigan. 2000: Redshirted the season.
High School and Personal: Born Aug. 7, 1981 ... parents are Debra and Michael ... has an older brother, Michael, and a younger brother, Nick ... played for coach Mike Maggiore at West Covina High School ... had 228 career tackles, 43 career tackles for loss, and 27 career sacks ... recorded 90 tackles, 12 sacks, 17 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries in 1999 ... a second team all-state selection and a first-team All-Valley pick in 1999 ... named Sierra League Defensive MVP in 1999 ... as a junior, made first-team all-state, all-valley, all-CIF, and all-league squads ... a member of the Tacoma News-Tribune's "Western 100" squad ... ranked No. 41 among USA defensive linemen at Rivals.com ... a Rivals.com California Top 100 selection ... PrepStar's 10th-rated defensive lineman in the Western Region ... ranked No. 69 in SuperPrep's California/Hawaii/Nevada 162 ... won league championship in wrestling as a junior ... also competed for West Covina track squad ... a sociology pre-major.