Huskies football recruits

  • Wed Feb 3rd, 2010 10:28pm
  • Sports

By Scott M. Johnson Herald Writer

James Atoe, 6-6, 339, offensive line

Home: The Dalles, Ore.

School: The Dalles-Wahtonka HS

Comment: Late addition impressed the UW staff while attending a football clinic in Seattle.

Victor Burnett, 5-11, 213, linebacker

Home: Los Angeles School: Culver City HS

Comment: Student-body president knows how to hit (school-record 425 career tackles).

Jesse Callier, 5-10, 187, running back

Home: Downey, Calif. School: Warren HS

Comment: A versatile, all-purpose runner/return man in the Reggie Bush mold.

DiAndre Campbell, 6-1, 186, athlete

Home: Oakland, Calif. School: Oakland Tech HS

Comment: WR/DB was a three-sport star who also averaged 20 ppg in basketball.

Deontae Cooper, 6-0, 191, running back

Home: Perris, Calif. School: Citrus Hill HS

Comment: Rivals.com’s No. 10 RB rushed for 7,450 yards and 107 TDs during high school.

Mike Criste, 6-5, 279, offensive lineman

Home: Mission Viejo, Calif. School: Mission Viejo HS

Comment: Ranked the nation’s No. 54 offensive lineman by Rivals.com.

Gregory Ducre, 5-10, 165, cornerback

Home: Los Angeles School: Crenshaw HS

Comment: UW coach Steve Sarkisian called him a “lockdown, shutdown corner.”

FB Zach Fogerson, 6-0, 231, fullback

Home: Kent School: O’Dea HS

Comment: Younger brother of Huskies’ Johri Fogerson adds athleticism to fullback position.

Princeton Fuimaono, 6-0, 196, linebacker

Home: Long Beach, Calif. School: Jordan HS

Comment: Outside linebacker was one of two UW recruits from Long Beach Jordan High.

Garret Gilliland, 6-0, 214, linebacker

Home: Anaheim, Calif. School: Lutheran HS

Comment: Two-time conference player of the year despite injury-plagued senior year.

Michael Hartvigson, 6-6, 236, tight end

Home: Bothell School: Bothell HS

Comment: Eight of his 23 receptions went for TDs, and he has “nastiness” as a blocker.

Micah Hatchie, 6-5, 265, offensive lineman

Home: Haleiwa, Hawaii School: Waialua HS

Comment: Scout.com named him the No. 1 recruit in the state of Hawaii.

Andrew Hudson, 6-3, 222, defensive end

Home: Redlands, Calif. School: East Valley HS

Comment: Played at same high school as current Husky Chris Polk.

Hau’oli Jamora, 6-3, 250, defensive end

Home: Laie, Hawaii School: Kahuku HS

Comment: Hawaii’s state player of the year can get after the passer and also knows judo.

S/WR Jamaal Kearse, 6-2, 209, S/WR

Home: Lakewood School: Lakes HS

Comment: Like his brother, UW receiver Jermaine, he has size and jumping ability.

Erik Kohler, 6-5, 304, offensive lineman

Home: Thousand Oaks, Calif.

School: Oaks Christian HS

Comment: Protected Nick Montana in high school, and will do it again in college.

Lawrence Lagafuaina, 6-0, 336, d-lineman

Home: Aiea, Hawaii School: Aiea HS

Comment: Adds much-needed size, but can also run (4.8 in the 40).

Nick Montana, 6-1, 191, quarterback

Home: Thousand Oaks, Calif.

School: Oaks Christian HS

Comment: Joe’s son has inside track on starting job in 2011.

Sean Parker, 5-10, 204, safety

Home: Los Angeles School: Narbonne HS

Comment: California’s No. 10 recruit was a nice 11th-hour addition for Huskies.

Cooper Pelluer, 6-3, 220, linebacker

Home: Sammamish School: Skyline HS

Comment: Has Husky bloodlines and plenty of competition at linebacker.

Colin Porter, 6-4, 314, offensive lineman

Home: Bothell School: Bothell HS

Comment: All-state offensive lineman was one of two Bothell products to sign.

Sione Potoa’e, 6-2, 266, defensive lineman

Home: Fort Lewis School: Lakes HS

Comment: State’s No. 2 recruit behind Jake Heaps spurned USC and Oregon.

Ben Riva, 6-6, 276, offensive lineman

Home: Seattle School: O’Dea HS

Comment: All-state offensive lineman adds needed size and depth up front.

Kevin Smith, 6-0, 194, wide receiver

Home: Compton School: Centennial HS

Comment: Physical specimen has 40-inch vertical but played just one year of football.

Taz Stevenson, 6-0, 176, athlete

Home: Mililani, Hawaii School: Mililani HS

Comment: Defensive back looks like his position, but he can also return kicks.

Colin Tanigawa, 6-3, 291, offensive lineman

Home: Pasadena, Calif. School: Loyola HS

Comment: Another big offensive lineman.

John Timu, 6-1, 205, athlete

Home: Long Beach, Calif.School: Jordan HS

Comment: Missed senior season after tearing ACL, so he’ll probably grayshirt in 2010.

Darius Waters, 6-1, 227, linebacker

Home: Lakewood School: Lakes HS

Comment: Sarkisian called him a “physical, tough” ‘backer who played d-line and tight end in HS.

DE Brent Williams, 6-2, 186, defensive end

Home: San Fernando, Calif. School: Taft HS

Comment: Needs to bulk up, but Huskies like his potential.

Chris Young, 6-1, 215, LB/RB

Home: Auburn School: Auburn HS

Comment: State’s No. 5 recruit averaged 14.4 rushing yards per carry as senior