UW Football Recruiting Class Includes 21 New Huskies

Feb. 1, 2006

SEATTLE - A total of 21 student-athletes have signed national letters of intent or financial aid agreements to enroll at the University of Washington and play football for the Huskies, head coach Tyrone Willingham announced today. The group includes 14 high-school athletes and seven that attended junior college last year.

Included in this list of future Huskies below are three junior college transfers that signed in December. Two of them - Danny Morovick and Jordan Murchison - are currently enrolled at the UW while Anthony Atkins is expected to enroll in the spring.

Of the players in this year's recruiting class, five hail from Washington, 13 are from California and one each come from Arizona, Nebraska and Nevada.

Washington opens the 2006 football season Sept. 2 at Husky Stadium vs. San Jose State.

Here is an alphabetical list of the incoming players followed by their biographical information:

2006 Washington Football Letter of Intent Signees

Name Pos. Hometown (High School/Last College)
Anthony Atkins DE Long Beach, Calif. (Jordan HS/Compton CC)
Donald Butler LB Sacramento, Calif. (Del Campo HS)
Cameron Elisara DT Spokane, Wash. (Ferris HS)
D'Andre Goodwin WR Lancaster, Calif. (Antelope Valley HS)
Cody Habben OL Sammamish, Wash. (Skyline HS)
Paul Homer LB/FB Omaha, Neb. (Millard North HS)
Matt Houston LB Goleta, Calif. (Dos Pueblos HS)
Derek Kosub DT Reno, Nev. (Hug HS)
Jake Locker QB Ferndale, Wash. (Ferndale HS)
Aaron Mason OL Santa Monica, Calif. (Santa Monica HS/Santa Monica CC)
De'Shon Matthews DT/DE Sacramento, Calif. (Laguna Creek HS)
Jake Merrill S Gig Harbor, Wash. (Gig Harbor HS)
Danny Morovick LS Mission Viejo, Calif. (Mission Viejo HS/Saddleback CC)
Matt Mosley RB Chandler, Ariz. (Corona del Sol HS)
Jordan Murchison CB Oakland, Calif. (Bishop O'Dowd HS/City College of San Francisco)
Leilyon Myers RB/DB Compton, Calif. (Lynwood HS)
Ashlee Palmer S Compton, Calif. (Lynwood HS/Compton CC)
Marcel Reece WR Hesperia, Calif. (Hesperia HS/El Camino CC)
Matt Sedillo OL Escondido, Calif. (Orange Glen HS)
Ryan Tolar OL Pasco, Wash. (Pasco HS)
Jason Wells S La Verne, Calif. (Bonita HS/ Mt. San Antonio JC)
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