The class, introduced by second-year head coach Steve Sarkisian today, boasts 16 recruits from the state of California, nine from Washington, four from Hawai'i, plus one from Oregon. Additionally, depending on what position a few of the recruits end up playing, the signing class could easily fill all 22 different positions on a football team on offense and defense.
In alphabetical order, here are the 30 members of the UW's 2010 football recruiting class:
James Atoe OL 6-6 / 339 The Dalles, Ore./The Dalles-Wahtonka Named to the All-Intermountain Conference first-team on offense and to the second team on defense ... helped lead the Indians- Eagles to an 8-3 record as a senior ... team reached the second round of the state 5A playoffs ... played on the offensive and defensive lines ... honorable mention all-state on both sides of the ball ... played in the Hawai'i/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl following senior season ... rated the No. 10 prospect in the state of Oregon by rivals.com ... earned second-team all-league in basketball as a junior ... also threw the shotput, discus and javelin ... brother, Ryan, played football at Idaho and in NFL Europe ... played for coach Andy Codding.
Victor Burnett LB 5-11 / 213 Los Angeles, Calif./Culver City A first-team All-Ocean League selection ... set a school record for career tackles with 425 ... credited with 94 tackles as a senior, when he missed four games due to injury ... led team to a 9-2 record and an Ocean League title as a senior ... team went to the first round of the CIF Southern Section Western Division playoffs ... helped Centaurs to Ocean League title all three years ... set a school record with 149 tackles as a sophomore ... broke that mark as a junior, notching 182 tackles, including 10 sacks ... All-CIF-SS Western Division first-teamer as a junior ... first-team All-Ocean League as a sophomore and junior ... team went 11-1 his sophomore season and 8-4 his junior year ... participated in the ESPNRise Gridiron Kings event prior to senior season ... listed by Tom Lemming as the No. 14 inside linebacker in the nation prior to 2009 season ... rated as the No. 54 prospect in California by the Contra Costa Times "Cream of the Crop" ... listed as the No. 16 middle linebacker in the country and the No. 53 recruit in California by scout.com ... rated the No. 19 inside linebacker in the nation and No. 55 overall prospect in California by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... played for coach Jahmal White.
Jesse Callier RB 5-10 / 187 Downey, Calif./Warren Rushed for 3,010 yards and 43 touchdowns as a senior ... 3,010 yards led the state of California and were seventh-most in the nation ... rushed for 6,529 yards in three-year career at Warren ... named a first-team All-CIF Southern Section Western Division running back in 2009 ... won the San Gabriel Valley League title as a senior ... listed as a first-team all-state Division I player by maxpreps.com ... named the Los Angeles Wave Newspaper's All-East Region Player of the Year ... helped Warren to the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Western Division playoffs as a senior ... team finished 10-2 on the season ... rushed for 447 yards and six touchdowns on 36 carries in a 2009 game vs. Whittier ... in a win over La Serna, rushed for 251 yards and four TDs on only nine carries ... also played linebacker and returned kicks and punts ... rushed for four or more touchdowns eight times during 2009 season ... led Bears to an 8-4 record, a league title and a trip to the sectional quarterfinals as a junior ... rushed for 2,466 yards and 30 touchdowns as a junior ... in 2008, rushed for 330 yards and four TDs vs. Santa Monica and for 340 yards and four scores vs. Lynwood ... led team to first league title in 16 years in 2008 ... ran for 1,053 yards as a sophomore ... named second-team all-state by calhisports.com ... listed as the No. 66 prospect in the state by the Contra Costa Times "Cream of the Crop" ... received votes in the Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best in the West" poll ... ranked the No. 66 running back in the nation and the No. 66 prospect in California by scout.com ... ranked the No. 12 "all-purpose back" in the nation by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... also participated in track & field ... older brother, James, played football at San Jose State ... played for coach Chris Benadom.
DiAndre Campbell ATH 6-1 / 186 Oakland, Calif./Oakland Tech A first-team All-Oakland Athletic League wide receiver and also a second-team All-East Bay defensive back in 2009 ... led Bulldogs to a 9-3 record as a senior ... led the Oakland Athletic League in receiving with 28 receptions for 490 yards and 10 touchdowns (regular-season games only) ... also notched 70 tackles, three interceptions and five sacks on defense ... earned helped team advance to the second round of the CIF Oakland Section playoffs ... played on the East Bay all-star team in the Holiday Classic all-star game in Sacramento ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... named to calhisports.com's preseason All-East Bay team prior to senior season ... a standout on the basketball team ... also participated in track & field ... played for coach Delton Edwards.
Deontae Cooper RB 6-0 / 191 Perris, Calif./Citrus Hill Finished high school career with 7,450 rushing yards and 107 touchdowns ... 7,450 yards were second in Inland Empire history, behind only Toby Gerhart, the 2009 Heisman Trophy runner-up ... rushed for 2,863 yards and 34 touchdowns on 316 carries as a senior at Citrus Hill ... named the offensive MVP of the Mountain Pass League in 2009 ... earned Inland Empire all-area ... named first-team all-state Division II by maxpreps.com ... helped lead Citrus Hill to a 38-1 record over his final three seasons (he also played as a freshman), including an area-record 38-game win streak that was broken in the Hawks' final game of 2009 ... in a 49-36 win over San Jacinto in 2009, carried the ball 53 times for 388 yards and four touchdowns, winning the league title that night ... rushed for 200 or more yards in eight of 11 games as a senior ... ran for 412 yards and four scores on 59 carries in a win over Great Oak ... rushed for 236 yards and four TDs on only nine carries against rival Perris ... carried 44 times for 342 yards and three scores against Heritage ... finished his career having scored a TD in 31 straight games ... as a junior, rushed for 2,948 yards on 275 carries (10.6-yards per carry), with 42 touchdowns to lead the state in rushing yards ... ran for 1,212 and 18 TDs on 102 rushes (11.8 yards per carry) as a sophomore ... helped team to 14-0 records and section championships as both a junior and sophomore ... as a junior, rushed for over 100 yards in all 14 games and for over 200 yards in eight games ... ran for 372 yards and four TDs in a win over Palm Desert as a junior ... also broke the 300-yard mark with 301 yards and four scores vs. Rim of the World ... scored at least two touchdowns in every game of his junior year, with a high of six TDs against Beaumont ... also played defensive back for the Hawks ... named a PrepStar All-American ... listed on the calhisports.com all-state first team ... rated the No. 28 prospect in the state by the Contra Costa Times "Cream of the Crop" ... listed in the Tacoma News-Tribune's Western 100 ... received votes in the Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best in the West" poll ... ranked as the No. 10 running back in the nation, the No. 29 player (any position) in the state of California and the No. 154 player in the nation by rivals.com ... rated the nation's No. 19 running back and the No. 27 prospect in California by scout.com ... rated the No. 189 overall prospect in the nation (all positions) by scout.com ... father played football at San Jose State.
Mike Criste OL 6-5 / 279 Mission Viejo, Calif./Mission Viejo Earned a spot on the All-CIF Southern Section Pac-5 first team ... also a first-team All-South Coast League offensive tackle ... helped lead the Gauchos to a 12-1 record as a senior and to a 10-2 mark as a junior ... team won the South Coast League title in 2009 and advanced to the semifinals of the sectional championship ... honorable mention all-league selection as a junior ... named his area's No. 14 prospect by ocvarsity.com ... named second-team all-state by calhisports.com ... listed on calhisports.com's preseason All-Orange County team in 2009 ... rated the No. 54 offensive tackle in the nation and No. 81 overall prospect in California by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... also participated in track & field at Mission Viejo ... played for coach Bob Johnson.
Gregory Ducre CB 5-10 / 165 Los Angeles, Calif./Crenshaw A member of the powerful Crenshaw team that played in the CIF Open Bowl, essentially the California state championship game ... helped Cougars to a 14-1 overall record in 2009 ... won the Coliseum League and the CIF Los Angeles City Section titles, beating Birmingham, Westchester, Dorsey and Narbonne for the city title ... finished the season with 60 tackles and four interceptions ... also played wide receiver on offense ... team went 8-4, won the league title and advanced to the L.A. City Section semifinals in his junior season ... rated the No. 64 cornerback in the nation by rivals.com ... also a standout sprinter on the track team ... played for coach Robert Garret.
Zach Fogerson FB 6-0 / 231 Kent, Wash./O'Dea Helped lead Fighting Irish to the Metro League title in 2009 ... playing time was limited during senior season due to injury ... first-team All-Metro League at linebacker ... a teammate of fellow UW signee Ben Riva at O'Dea ... O'Dea finished 9-2 his senior season, advancing to the state tournament ... helped the Irish to the 3A state championship game his sophomore year and to the first round of the 2008 state playoffs as a junior ... second-team All-Metro League as a junior linebacker and also a second-teamer as a running back his sophomore year ... named a "red chip recruit" by the Seattle Times ... listed in the Tacoma News-Tribune's Western 100 ... ranked the No. 3 fullback in the nation and No. 8 prospect in the state by scout.com ... listed as the No. 6 fullback in the nation and ranked the No. 10 prospect in Washington by rivals.com ... rated the No. 18 fullback in the country by Tom Lemming ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... younger brother of current Husky tailback Johri Fogerson ... played under coach Monte Kohler at O'Dea.
Princeton Fuimaono LB 6-0 / 196 Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Jordan Earned first-team All-Moore League honors at linebacker in 2009 ... also saw action at running back, tight end and wide receiver ... also a first-team all-league selection as a junior (at linebacker) ... helped lead Panthers to CIF-Southern Section Pac-5 playoffs in 2008 ... teamed with fellow Husky signee John Timu at Jordan ... rated the No. 50 middle linebacker prospect in the country by scout.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... played under coach Scott Meyer.
Garret Gilliland LB 6-0 / 214 Anaheim, Calif./Orange Lutheran Named the Trinity League co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2009 ... helped team into the first round of the CIF Southern Section Pac-5 playoffs ... playing time was limited during senior season due to injury ... as a junior, named the Trinity League Co-MVP ... also an All-CIF Southern Section Pac-5 first-team selection in 2008 ... notched 85 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior ... Lancers posted a 10-3 record and advanced to the semifinals of the Pac-5 playoffs his junior season ... as a sophomore, helped Lutheran to a 10-2 record and a trip to the Pac-5 semifinals, where the Lancers lost to Long Beach Poly, 2-0 ... also played running back ... rated the No. 51 linebacker prospect in the nation by scout.com ... rated the No. 61 outside linebacker in the country by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... played baseball at Lutheran ... played under coach Jim Fanau.
Michael Hartvigson DE/TE 6-6 / 236 Bothell, Wash./Bothell Named to the Seattle Times all-state team (all divisions) as a defensive lineman ... named to the Seattle Times all-area team and to the Times' 2009 preseason all-state team ... named the KingCo Crown Division's defensive player of the year ... first-team All-KingCo at both tight end and defensive line ... caught 16 passes for 213 yards and six touchdowns in the regular season and had seven receptions for 85 yards and two TDs in the playoffs ... also played defense end ... named to AP all-state honorable mention as a tight end ... high-school teammate of fellow Husky signee Colin Porter ... Bothell went 12-1 and lost in the 4A state semifinals his senior year ... helped Cougars to the state championship game as a sophomore and to the state quarterfinals his junior year ... first-team All-KingCo 4A on the defensive line and second-team at tight end as a junior ... participated in the Team USA vs. the World game after his senior season ... named a "red chip recruit" by the Seattle Times ... rated the No. 24 tight end prospect in the nation and the No. 21 recruit in Washington by scout.com ... listed as the No. 26 tight end in the country and No. 6 recruit in the state of Washington by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... also a standout basketball player ... a cousin of former UW baseball players Chad and Grant Hartvigson ... played football for coach Tom Bainter.
Micah Hatchie OL 6-5 / 265 Haleiwa, Hawai'i/Waialua Named to the Hawai'i all-state first team by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and by the Honolulu Advertiser ... earned first-team All-Oahu Interscholastic Association honors as and offensive lineman as a senior at Waialua ... also named to the second-team All-OIA as a defensive lineman in 2009 ... played on the West team in the Hawai'i Goodwill Senior Bowl following senior season ... also an all-league player as a junior ... a four-year starter at Waialua ... honorable mention all-state as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... also played basketball for the Bulldogs ... listed in the Tacoma News-Tribune's Western 100 ... rated the No. 256 overall prospect (all positions), No. 25 offensive tackle in the nation and the No. 1 recruit in Hawai'i by scout.com ... named the No. 6 recruit in his state by the Honolulu Advertiser ... ranked the No. 68 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 4 recruit in Hawai'i by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... played for coach Lincoln Barit at Waialua.
Andrew Hudson DE 6-3 / 222 Redlands, Wash./Redlands East Valley Made the All-CIF Southern Section Inland Division first team ... named to the Riverside Press-Enterprise all-area second team at defensive line as a senior ... first-team All-Citrus Belt League ... played on the San Bernardino County team in the Inland Empire All-Star game following senior year ... Wildcats won the Citrus Belt title and advanced to the quarterfinals of the CIF-SS Inland Division playoffs in 2009 ... team went 11-1 in 2009 ... credited with 57 tackles and 10 sacks as a senior ... helped lead the Wildcats to a 10-2 overall record and a sectional quarterfinal berth as a junior ... notched 60 tackles and six sacks as a junior ... also a member of the varsity in 2007, when REV finished the season 12-1 ... played at the same school as current Huskies Chris Polk and Marquis Persley ... named third-team all-state by calhisports.com ... listed as the No. 61 prospect in California by the Contra Costa Times "Cream of the Crop" ... ranked the No. 35 weakside defensive end in America and the No. 74 recruit in California by rivals.com ... rated as the No. 59 defensive end in the country and the No. 60 prospect in California by scout.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... also a standout heavyweight wrestler at REV ... coached by Kurt Bruich.
Hau'oli Jamora DE 6-3 / 250 Laie, Hawai'i/Kahuku Named the state's defensive player of the year by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin ... earned the state's Co-Defensive Player of the Year from the Honolulu Advertiser ... led Kahuku to a 12-1 record and a spot in the state championship game at Aloha Stadium ... won the Oahu Interscholastic League's Red Division title as well as the overall OIA championship ... also played tight end ... played in the Hawai'i/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl following his senior season ... as a junior, helped Red Raiders to a 10-2 record and another berth in the state title game ... listed in the Tacoma News-Tribune's Western 100 ... ranked as the No. 97 defensive end prospect in the nation and the No. 4 recruit in the state of Hawai'i by scout.com ... rated the No. 2 recruit in Hawai'i by the Honolulu Advertiser ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... also participated in judo and wrestling at Kahuku ... was a league champion in judo ... played for coach Reggie Torres.
Jamaal Kearse S/WR 6-2 / 209 Lakewood, Wash./Lakes Listed as a first-team 3A all-state defensive back and also earned first-team all-state (all divisions) from the Seattle Times ... also on the Times' preseason all-state team in 2009 ... named to the Tacoma News-Tribune's all-area team as a defensive back ... earned first-team All-South Puget Sound League as both a safety and a wide receiver ... helped Lakes to a 12-1 overall record and a trip to the 3A state semifinals as a senior in 2009 ... a teammate of fellow UW signees Darius Waters and Sione Potoa'e at Lakes ... played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl after senior season ... helped Lakes to the first round of the state tournament as a sophomore and to the state semifinals his junior year ... first-team All-SPSL receiver and second-team defensive back as a junior ... named a "red chip recruit" by the Seattle Times ... listed as the No. 40 safety prospect in the country and the No. 7 recruit in Washington state by scout.com ... rated the No. 62 "athlete" in the nation and the No. 4 recruit in Washington by rivals.com ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... younger brother of current Washington wide receiver Jermaine Kearse ... also a basketball player at Lakes, earning second-team all-league as a junior ... played under coach Dave Miller.