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January 9, 2014 at 9:02 AM

An early look at UW’s 2014 depth chart

Washington's Cyler Miles celebrates his touchdown pass to Damore'ea Stringfellow (9) in the second half against UCLA. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Washington’s Cyler Miles celebrates his touchdown pass to Damore’ea Stringfellow (9) vs. UCLA. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Here’s a breakdown of Washington’s roster after the Fight Hunger Bowl, taking into account the departed juniors and seniors and one known transfer, and a very early analysis of what the depth chart might look like heading into the spring, with the disclaimer that this will undoubtedly change before Chris Petersen coaches his first UW practice:

Note: The players’ class designations are for 2014
x-Denotes returning starter (for majority of 2013)
*Denotes scholarship athlete

Cyler Miles, so., 6-4, 213*
Jeff Lindquist, so., 6-3, 236*
Troy Williams, rs-fr., 6-2, 200*

Running back
Jesse Callier, sr., 5-10, 207*
Dwayne Washington, so., 6-1, 220*
Deontae Cooper, sr., 6-0, 201*
Lavon Coleman, rs-fr., 6-0, 209*
Ryan McDaniel, 6-0, 204*
Nick Zelle, fr., 5-11, 175

Wide receiver
x-Kasen Williams, sr., 6-2, 212*
Marvin Hall, jr., 5-10, 182*

Wide receiver
Damore’ea Stringfellow, so., 6-3, 225*
Taelon Parson, so., 6-1, 185

Slot wide receiver
x-Jaydon Mickens, jr., 5-10, 170*
John Ross, so., 5-11, 173*
Wesley Salyer, jr., 5-9, 172
Neel Salukhe, rs-fr., 5-10, 149

Tight end
Joshua Perkins, jr., 6-3, 224*
Michel Hartvigson, Sr., 6-6, 257*
Darrell Daniels, so., 6-4, 232*
David Ajamu, rs-fr., 6-5, 245*

Left tackle
x-Micah Hatchie, sr., 6-5, 3-5*
Jake Eldrenkamp, so., 6-5, 287*

Left guard
x-Dexter Charles, jr., 6-4, 289*
Taylor Hindy, so., 6-4, 315*
Michael Kneip, so., 6-4, 277

x-Mike Criste, sr., 6-5, 3-6*
Siosifa Tufunga, jr., 6-2, 305*
Dane Crane, rs.-fr., 6-3, 3-4, so.*
Cory Fuavai, so., 6-3, 303*

Right guard
x-Colin Tanigawa, sr., 6-3, 275*
James Atoe, sr., 6-6, 349*
Shane Brostek, jr., 6-4, 278*
Andrew Kirkland, rs-fr., 6-5, 306*

Right tackle
x-Ben Riva, Sr., 6-6, 300*
Ross Dolbec, jr., 6-6, 310
Coleman Shelton, rs-fr., 6-5, 280*

x-Psalm Wooching, so., 6-3, 228*
Derrick Brown, jr., 6-2, 245*
Ralph Kinne, rs-fr., 5-10, 210

Total returning starters on offense: 7 (8 counting fullback)
Estimated total scholarship players on offense: 33

Defensive end
x-Hau’oli Kikaha, sr., 6-3, 250*
Joe Mathis, so., 6-4, 250*
Jarett Finau, jr., 6-2, 263*

Defensive tackle
x-Evan Hudson, sr., 6-5, 277*
Connor Cree, jr., 6-4, 260*
Taniela Tupou, jr., 6-1, 281*
Damion Turpin, 6-3, 260*
Drew Schultz, sr., 6-1, 268

Nose tackle
x-Danny Shelton, sr., 6-1, 327*
Lawrence Lagafuaina, jr., 6-0, 334*
Elijah Qualls, rs-fr., 6-2, 293*

Stand-up defensive end/outside linebacker
x-Cory Littleton, jr. 6-3, 230*
Josh Shirley, sr., 6-3, 232*
Marcus Farria, so., 6-5, 235*

Outside linebacker
Travis Feeney, jr., 6-4, 224*
Keishawn Bierria, rs-fr., 6-1, 208*

Middle linebacker
x-John Timu, sr., 6-1, 235*
Azeem Victor, rs-fr., 6-4, 232*
Sean Constantine, rs-fr., 6-2, 229*
Ronnie Espedal, rs-fr., 6-0, 205
Eric Rauch, rs-fr., 6-2, 225

Outside linebacker
x-Shaq Thompson, jr., 6-2, 225*
Scott Lawyer, jr., 6-2, 227*
Connor O’Brien, rs-fr., 6-3, 235*

x-Marcus Peters, jr., 5-11, 193*
Travell Dixon, sr., 6-1, 196*
Caleb Taylor, rs-fr., 6-1, 185

Jermaine Kelly, rs-fr., 6-2, 183*
Patrick Enewally, rs-fr., 6-1, 184*
Kendyl Taylor, so., 5-10, 198*
Kyle Nelson, rs.-fr., 5-11, 170

Kevin King, so., 6-2, 178*
Thomas Vincent, jr., 6-0, 199
Brian Clay, jr., 6-1, 190

Brandon Beaver, so., 6-0, 192*
Trevor Walker, so., 5-11, 187*


Cameron Van Winkle, so., 5-10, 183*

Korey Durkee, jr., 6-4, 221*

Ryan Masel, jr., 6-0, 216*
Luke Hutchison, rs-fr., 6-1, 230
Weston Blackburn, jr., 5-9, 204

Total returning starters on defense: 7
Estimated total scholarship players on defense/special teams: 32

Estimated total team scholarships: 65

The roster information is based on the final roster handed out at the Fight Hunger Bowl, plus the roster listed on Again, there is some guesswork involved with the depth chart and scholarship count. It’s not perfect, and things will surely change by the time spring practices roll around. Let me know if you see anything that might be off.

In the next week, we’ll take a closer look at each position, both reviewing this past season and looking ahead to 2014.



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