2009: Played in a total of 11 games during his sixth season at the UW, primarily as a special teams player ... missed the final game of the year, vs. California, to be with his hospitalized father ... in his final game as a Husky, the 30-0 Apple Cup win over Washington State, recorded two tackles, both for a loss, and one sack ... successfully petitioned the NCAA for a sixth year of eligibility for the 2009 season.
2008: Played in all 12 games during the 2008 season ... started seven games at middle linebacker: vs. Arizona, Oregon State, USC, Arizona State, UCLA, Washington State and California ... ranked 24th in the Pac-10 with 5.92 tackles per game ... third on the team with 71 total tackles ... season-high 12 tackles at USC ... seven tackles and a 33-yard interception return vs. UCLA ... had seven tackles in four games: vs. Stanford, at Arizona, vs. UCLA and at Washington State ... six tackles each vs. Notre Dame, Arizona State and California ... earned the Huskies' defensive player of the week award after the UCLA game.
2007: Split time at middle linebacker, but played in all 13 games and started eight ... best game was probably at Oregon State, when he totaled a season-high nine tackles and had an interception, which was returned for 10 yards ... notched five tackles, including a tackle for loss, vs. Ohio State ... also had a TFL vs. USC and Washington State ... four tackles each vs. Syracuse, Boise State and Oregon ... three stops in Ariozna and Cal games.
2006: Saw significant action at linebacker and on the UW special teams, playing in all 12 games during the 2006 season ... finished the season with six total tackles, two each vs. Oklahoma, UCLA and Stanford.
2005: Missed the season due to injury sustained in a bicycle accident in the spring of 2005.
2004: Given a medical redshirt for the 2004 season due to injury after having appeared in two games.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: A 4A all-state selection by the Associated Press at both tight end and linebacker ... was a three-year starter at both linebacker and tight end ... honorable mention selection to Tacoma News Tribune's Northwest Nuggets team ... named to the Seattle Times all-state and all-area teams ... ... picked by the Tacoma News Tribune for its "Western 100" Team ... picked for Seattle Times Red Chip prospect squad ... cousin, Matt, is also a member of the Husky recruiting class ... helped Mariner to a 9-2 season as senior ... recorded five sacks in 2003 ... anchored a defense that shut out four opponents ... an all-WesCo South selection as a junior and senior at tight end and inside linebacker ... first cousin of former Husky fullback Zach Tuiasosopo and former Husky quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo ... ranked as the No. 8 prospect in Washington by SuperPrep ... ... named to PrepStar's All-America team ... named to Fab50 Recruiting's list of top-50 linebackers ... played for coach John Ondriezek at Mariner ... parents are Sina and Suzanne ... has four younger siblings, Lindsay, Tyler, Mychael and Bethany.
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