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February 6, 2008 at 4:10 PM

UW player bios

Here are bios on UW recruits.
Dominique Blackman
6-5, 250, QB
Carson, Calif. (Carson)
Had final three of Fresno State, Arizona and UW before picking Huskies. … Left-handed, led Carson to an 11-3 record as a senior. … team made it to the CIF Los Angeles City Section championship game before falling to Birmingham. … ran for eight touchdowns as a junior. … threw for 2,086 yards and 19 TDs as a senior. … has drawn comparisons to Byron Leftwich. …
Demitrius Bronson
5-10, 215, RB
Kent (Kentwood)
Washington was the first school that offered and he accepted quickly last August. … rushed for 3,810 yards in high school career. … averaging more than 200 yards a game as a senior before suffering ankle injury. …. Older brother, John, played at Penn State and is now a tight end with the Arizona Cardinals. …
Cody Bruns
5-11, 168, WR
Prosser (Prosser)
Also seriously considered Washington State before choosing Huskies. … set state records with 5,178 receiving yards, 310 catches and 72 touchdowns…. Receptions and yardage totals rank No. 2 all-time in the nation for 11-man football and TD total is third. … Had 90 receptions and 19 touchdowns as a senior. …
Allen Carroll
6-4, 300, OG
Oakland (McClymonds)
Also visited Arizona and seriously considered UCLA and also had offers from Arizona State, Nebraska, Oregon and Washington State, among others. … Won offensive line MVP honors last two years at Cal’s summer camp. … Played with current UW redshirt freshman RB Willie Griffin. … team won three straight CIF Oakland Section championships. …
Terrance Dailey
5-10, 194, RB
Vacaville, Calif. (Vacaville)
Also had offers from Nevada, Utah and Utah State. … Rushed for 1,741 yards on 165 carries with 28 touchdowns as a senior. … Rushed for 2,334 yards and 26 TDs as a senior. … Also a standout hurdler. … Had six games with 200 or more yards rushing as a junior. …
Johri Fogerson
6-2, 190, S
Seattle (O’Dea)
Was the Associated Press Player of the Year for all classifications as a senior. Rushed for 2,545 yards and 36 TDs as a senior. … Ran for 297 yards and four TDs in the 3A statte title game loss to Skyline. … Said he also considered Ohio State, Oregon and Cal, among others. …
David Freeman
5-7, 190, RB
Inglewood, Calif. (Inglewood)
Washington was first school to offer and he grabbed it last June. … Arizona State and Oregon State had also shown interest. … High school coach was former Husky defensive back Charles Mincy and an assistant was former Husky LB Donald Jones. … Missed some games as a senior due to injury but came back to rush for 270 yards and three TDs on 16 carries against Hawthorne. … Also played cornerback. …
Justin Glenn
5-11, 185, CB
Mukilteo (Kamiak)
Also considered Oregon and Washington State. … Had five interceptions as a cornerback while also rushing for 1,056 yards and 20 TDs as a senior. … Named to the Seattle Times all-state team as a senior. … a versatile athlete called “a winner and a leader,’’ by UW coach Tyrone Willingham. … also plays basketball at Kamiak. …
Anthony Gobern
6-0, 176, RB
Fair Oaks, Calif. (Del Campo)
Also had offers from Air Force, Nevada, UNLV and Utah State. …. Played running back and defensive back. … Rushed for 938 yards on 83 carries (11.3 per try). … Also an outstanding sprinter who has run a 10.97 100. … Ranked the No. 93 recruit in the state of California by …
Mykenna Ikehara
6-3, 291, OG
Honolulu (Kamehameha Secondary)
Also had offers from Arizona and Hawaii. … Rated the No. 35 guard in the country by … Played on both sides of the lane for a team that finished fifth in the state. … Brother, Kazden, is a wrestler at the Air Force Academy. … First-Team All-State pick. … Rated No. 6 prospect in Hawaii by …
Jermaine Kearse
6-1, 180, WR
Lakewood (Lakes)
Caught 54 passes for 903 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior. … Played in the U.S. Army All-American Game. … Also seriously considered Oregon and Washington State. … Committed on same day as teammate Kavario Middleton. … Also named league’s Defensive MVP with 89 tackles, six interceptions and two blocked kicks. …
Senio Kelemete
6-4, 260, DE
Seattle (Evergreen)
First player in class to commit, doing so last March 4, the earliest known commitment in Husky history. Also had offer from Arizona State. … Will start out at defensive end for the Huskies and has a chance to play immediately at a spot low on depth. … Named Seamount League Lineman of the Year on both offense and defense. …
Luther Leonard
6-2, 193, QB
Seattle (Evergreen)
Also had an offer from Idaho State. … Led Evergreen to a 9-2 record as a senior. … Completed 94 of 155 passes for 1,709 yards and 20 touchdowns with five interceptions as a senior. … Teammate of Kelemete’s. … Named the No. 23 “dual-threat’’ QB in the country by … Also played defensive back but UW coaches envision him staying at QB for now. …
Adam Long
5-10, 168, CB
Playa Del Rey, Calif. (St. Bernard)
Also had offers from Cal, Oregon State and also visited UCLA. … Called the fastest player in the class by recruiting coordinator Chris Tormey. … Also played running back and had 212 yards and four touchdowns in a double-overtime playoff game. … Third in the state 200 last year at 21.20 and won the CIF Southern Section 100 meters at 10.53. …
Kurt Mangum
6-2, 240, LB
Chandler, Ariz. (Chandler)
Also had an offer from Colorado State. … Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers is his great uncle. … May try to enroll in time for spring practice. … Had 140 tackles with two interceptions and four sacks as a senior. … One of three signees to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Game in Miami. … Called an prototype middle linebacker by UW coaches. …
Kavario Middleton
6-5, 255, TE
Lakewood (Lakes)
Highest-rated player in the class and one of two to earn honors as a Parade All-American. … Caught 45 passes for 503 yards and eight touchdowns and also had 115 tackles and 10 sacks. … Generally considered among the top five tight ends in the country. … Only Washingtonian to make the Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West firs team, which also listed him as the No. 9 recruit on the West. …
Craig Noble
6-3, 300, DT
Woodland Hills, Calif. (Taft)
Also seriously considered UCLA. … One of the key members of the class as he could provide immediate help on the D-line. … Had 75 tackles and nine sacks as a senior. … Ranked the No. 17 DT in the country by Scout. … Also named to the All-West Region by SuperPrep as an offensive lineman. …
Chris Polk
5-11, 200, WR
Redlands, Calif. (Redlands East Valley)
Was a commit to USC for months until changing mind in December. … Is already enrolled in school. … Some analysts think he could be a better running back, a position he also played at Redlands. … Rushed for 2,561 yards and 29 touchdowns as a senior while catching 18 passes for 314 yards and five TDs. … From same high school as current UW redshirt freshman QB Ronnie Fouch and cornerback Marquis Persley. …
Jordan Polk
5-8, 161, WR
Portland (Lincoln)
Also had offers from Arizona and Portland State. … Second in the state of Oregon as a senior with 1,209 yards and 72 catches. … Also had state-high 19 TDs. … Is a cousin of fellow classmate Chris Polk. … Ran a 10.8 100 at the Oregon state track meet last spring. … As a junior, averaged more than 31 yards per catch with 45 receptions for 1,435 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Bradly Roussel
5-11, 207, LB
Baton Rouge, La. (Redemptorist)
Was briefly a commit to Tulane while UW weighed whether to give him an official offer. Finally joined the class on Monday becoming the last member. … Tormey said he may have been the best linebacker the team saw on film. … Had 109 tackles and five sacks as a senior. … Rated the No. 35 LB in the country by both Rivals and Scout. … Like to start out at weakside linebacker for the Huskies. …
Drew Schaefer
6-5, 275, OT
Redmond (Eastlake)
Second player in the class to commit, doing so last April. … Also had offers from Stanford and Washington State. … Named the No. 32 offensive tackle in the country by … also plays basketball at Eastlake. … Teams finished 10-2, 9-3 and 8-2.
Alameda Ta’amu
6-2, 348 DT
Seattle (Rainier Beach)
Highly-rated as an offensive guard but will start out on defense for the Huskies, who have a need for immediate help there. … A prototype nose-guard. … Also visited Arizona and Hawaii. … Named to the Parade All-American team. … Named after the county in California where he was born. …
Vince Taylor
6-2, 198, S
Bellevue (Eastside Catholic)
Also had offers from Oregon and Oregon State. … Co-Offensive MVP of the Metro League’s Mountain Division along with Fogerson. … played receiver on offense and was also a standout returner. … As a senior, had consecutive games where he had both 100 yards rushing and receiving. … also a good basketball player. …
Terence Thomas
6-8, 305, OT
Caldwell, Idaho (Caldwell)
From same high school as Cody Pickett, UW’s leading career passer. … Also had offers from Oregon State and Boise State. … Did not give up a sack his last two seasons of high school… Coaches like his size. “When they are big like that, it’s just difficult to get around them,’’ said UW coach Tyrone Willingham.
Everette Thompson
6-6, 255, DE
Burien (Kennedy)
Rated as the No. 12 defensive end in the country. … Also seriously considered Oregon State before choosing UW. … Huskies envision him as a speed pass rusher off the edge and he could play immediately at a spot that doesn’t have much depth. … Had 60 tackles and 17 sacks as a senior. … Played in the Offense-Defense All-American Game in Miami. …
Greg Walker
5-11, 198, S
Playa Del Rey, Calif. (St. Bernard)
One of the sleepers in the class could also grow into an outside linebacker. … Also had interest from San Diego State and Stanford. … Played middle linebacker and running back in high school making 120 tackles as a senior. Also had nearly 500 yards rushing playing primarily fullback… Good student who may pursue medicine or engineering



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