Video: Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse and Russell Wilson combine to throw first pitch at Washington baseball game
Local Super Bowl heroes Jermaine Kearse and Russell Wilson started the Washington-Washington State weekend series by throwing the first pitch Friday at Husky Ballpark.
A former Washington football standout, Kearse signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Seahawks after the 2012 NFL Draft. He recorded 22 catches for 346 yards and four touchdowns last season before adding seven more catches for 134 yards and two touchdowns during Seattle's Super Bowl run.
In just two seasons with the Seahawks, Wilson has won more games (24) than any other NFL quarterback in their first two seasons since 1967. Since the Seahawks' 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, Wilson has hit the talk-show circuit, filmed a cameo part in the upcoming "Entourage" movie, and even went to spring training with the Texas Rangers after they drafted him in March. With a baseball background at NC State, Wilson continues to keep his dream of being a two-sport athlete alive.
But the two teammates still made time to come out and support the Washington Huskies, and show off their pitching skills.