Husky Football Legends: Highlight Videos
Highlight videos featuring some of Husky football's greatest players of all-time. Films were edited and created by Nick Irving and Jared Blank.
Mario Bailey (1989-91)
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A local product from Franklin HS in Seattle, Bailey endeared himself to Husky fans with his dazzling catches and knack for finding the end zone. He is the UW's all-time leader in touchdown receptions with 30 and will always be remembered for his prowess during Washington's undefeated 1991 season.
Husky leader in touchdowns during a season (18, 1991) and career (30).
Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year in 1991.
First-Team All-American in 1991.
Second all-time in UW history with 2,306 career receiving yards.
His 1,163 yards in 1991 were third most in a season, but the most at that time.
Caught two TD's and 126 yards in 1992 Rose Bowl win over Michigan.
Mark Brunell (1989-92) |
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Brunell will go down as one of the most versatile quarterbacks in Husky history after a career that saw him devour defenses with both his arm and leg. While Brunell's numbers aren't mind blowing, his efficiency as a quarterback is among the best ever during his four years at Washington.
1991 Rose Bowl MVP.
Member of Washington's 1991 National Championship team.
One-time owner of five Rose Bowl Records.
Has passed for over 30,000 yards and rushed for over 2,400 yards in 17-year NFL career.
Corey Dillon (1996)
WATCH DILLON HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Dillon re-wrote the UW single-season rushing records in his lone year of donning the purple-and-gold for the Huskies. The Seattle native churned out a single-season record 1,695 yards on the ground despite not earning the starting role until the third game of the season.
Set the all-time season standards for attempts (301), per game average (141.3) and touchdowns (24).
Holds the single game record with 38 rushing attempts.
259 yards on the ground against Oregon are the second most in team history.
Rushed for 222 yards and caught an 83 yard touchdown pass vs. San Jose State, setting NCAA records for both rushing yards and all-purpose yards (305) in one quarter.
Rushed for over 11,000 yards in his 10-year NFL career and was a four-time Pro Bowler.
Steve Emtman (1989-91)|
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Emtman was one of the most-feared defensive linemen during his time and ended his Husky career as perhaps the most decorated player in school history. He remains the only Husky to ever be selected No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft (Indianapolis Colts, '92).
Anchored Husky defense that set several modern day records for fewest rushing yards and total yards allowed.
Both a unanimous and consensus All-American.
1990 & 1991 Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year & Morris Trophy winner.
1992 Co-MVP of Rose Bowl.
Only Husky to win Lombardi Trophy (1991).
Highest ever Husky finisher in Heisman Trophy balloting (fourth, '91).
Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007.
Dave Hoffmann (1989-92)
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A linebacker known for his intensity and ferocious hitting, Dave Hoffmann became the first Husky since Rick Redman in 1963 and 1964 to be named a first-team All-American in consecutive seasons. He is regarded as one of the best at his position to play for the UW.
All-American in 1991 and 1992.
1992 Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year.
1990 & 1991 Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year & Morris Trophy winner.
Led the Huskies in tackles for three-straight seasons (1990-92).
Recorded 46 tackles-for-loss, the fourth most in UW history, including 17.5 in 1992.
Represented Huskies in 1993 East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl.
Napoleon Kaufman (1991-94)
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Kaufman will go down as one of the Huskies' most electric players in history and a fan favorite. Standing just 5-foot-8 and weighing 180-pounds, Kaufman used his speed and deceptive strength to weave his way through holes made by the offensive line. He still holds many UW rushing records that will stand the test of time.
UW career leader with 4,106 yards, 33 rushing TD's, 17 100-yard games, four 200-yard games & 5,832 all-purpose yards
254 yards vs. San Jose State in 1994 is fifth highest total in school history
Second-team All-American in 1994; third-team in 1993
NFL first round draft choice (18th overall) of Oakland Raiders
Led NFL in Yards Per Rushing Attempt in 1996 with 5.8
Lawyer Milloy (1993-95)
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Lawyer Milloy maitained a long lineage of Husky safeties that struck fear into the opponents. The hard-hitter from Tacoma was the first Husky defensive back to lead Washington in tackles in back-to-back seasons, recording 115 in his last year as a junior.
The nation's defensive back of the year as named by the Touchdown Club of Columbus in 1995.
One of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's top defensive back.
Two-time first-team All-Pac-10.
Declared for NFL Draft after junior season and was selected by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round (36th overall).
Played 13 seasons in the NFL, winning one Super Bowl (XXXVI) and named to four Pro Bowls.
Warren Moon (1975-77)|
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The most decorated quarterback in Husky history, Moon was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006, becoming both the first Canadian Football Hall of Famer, first undrafted quarterback and the first African-American quarterback to be so honored. His UW career wasn't too shabby either. He led the Huskies to a 1978 Rose Bowl win over heavily favored Michigan.
MVP of the 1978 Rose Bowl.
Co-Pac-8 Player of the Year (1977).
Only player enshrined in both the NFL and Canadian Football League Hall-of-Fames.
Played 17 seasons in the NFL and was a nine-time Pro Bowl Selection.
Threw for 49,325 yards and 291 touchdowns during his NFL career.
Jerome Pathon (1995-97)
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Originally a walk on after playing a season at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada, Pathon re-wrote the Husky receiving record books by the time he had left campus. Many of his records have been since broken by Reggie Williams, but Pathon will go down as one of the greatest at his position in UW history.
Third all-time in UW history with 2,275 yards and fifth all-time with 138 career receptions.
Set single-season records with 73 receptions and 1,299 yards in 1997 (since broken).
Had high games of 195 & 182 yards. The 195 yards are tied for 7th most in UW history.
Averaged 108.3 yards per game in 1997, second best total in UW history.
First-team All-Pac-10 & Football Coaches All-American in 1997.
Drafted 32nd overall in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft by Indianapolis.
Recorded 260 catches for 3,350 yards in his eight-year NFL career.
Marques Tuiasosopo (1997-2000)
WATCH TUIASOSOPO HIGHLIGHT VIDEO
Tuiasosopo is credited with leading the Huskies to one of their finest seasons in history, after leading the Huskies to an 11-1 record in 2000 and No. 3 final ranking. Tuiasosopo was a dual-threat at quarterback, causing nightmares for defensive coordinators with both his throwing arm and legs.
2000 Pac-10 Player of the Year and 2001 Rose Bowl MVP.
Finished eighth in the 2000 Heisman voting.
Is the only player in collegiate history to throw for 300+ yards and rush for 200+ yards in the same game.
Set UW career record for total offense.
His 16 200-yard passing performances are second most in UW history.
Drafted in the second round (52nd overall) by Oakland in the 2001 NFL Draft.