It's that time of year again, when incoming University of Washington freshmen athletes (and other newcomers) begin their participation in LEAP -- the Learning Experience Achievement Program, designed to help "bridge" the transition between high school and college for student-athletes.
Anyway, below is a list of each incoming Huskies football player who is either participating in LEAP -- freshmen only -- or is otherwise enrolled in summer school. The only exceptions from UW's 2015 signing class are long-snapper A.J. Carty (Servite High School/Santa Ana, Calif.) and defensive end Myles Rice (Bush High School/Richmond, Texas), both of whom have reportedly decided to greyshirt, delaying their enrollment until at least January. Rice, you might recall, tore his anterior-cruciate ligament in October.
OL Trey Adams, Fr., Wenatchee, Wash./Wenatchee
WR Andre Baccellia, Fr., Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake
LB Tevis Bartlett, Fr., Cheyenne, Wyo./Cheyenne East
LB DJ Beavers, Fr., Culver City, Calif./Crespi Carmelite
*QB Anthony Berg, Jr., Mukilteo, Wash./Kamiak/Saddleback
*LB Gerran Brown, Fr., Santa Ana, Calif./Mater Dei
LB Ben Burr-Kirven, Fr., Menlo Park, Calif./Sacred Heart Prep
*DB Dustin Bush, Fr., San Diego, Calif./Mira Mesa
*DL John Clark, Fr., Marysville, Wash./Marysville Getchell
RB Myles Gaskin, Fr., Lynnwood, Wash./O'Dea
*TE Connor Griffin, RS-So., Lake Oswego, Ore./Lake Oswego/Gonzaga
OL Jared Hilbers, Fr., Beaverton, Ore./Beaverton
*WR Jamon Jones, Fr., Spanaway Lake, Wash./Bethel
DB Austin Joyner, Fr., Marysville, Wash./Marysville-Pilchuck
WR Nik Little, Jr., Newport Beach, Calif./Mater Dei/Golden West
WR Chico McClatcher, Fr., Federal Way, Wash./Federal Way
DL Ricky McCoy, Fr., Fresno, Calif./Roosevelt
DB Jordan Miller, Fr., Oceanside, Calif./Oceanside
TE Michael Neal, Fr., Fontana, Calif./Etiwanda
DE Benning Potoa’e, Fr., DuPont, Wash./Lakes
WR Quinten Pounds, Fr., Cypress, Calif./Cypress
*WR Josh Rasmussen, Fr., Lake Stevens, Wash./Lake Stevens
WR Isaiah Renfro, Fr., Los Angeles, Calif./Sierra Canyon
OL Henry Roberts, Fr., Bellevue, Wash./Bellevue
QB Tony Rodriguez, Jr., Stockton, Calif./Brookside Christian/CCSF
DL Jason Scrempos, Fr., Milpitas, Calif./Milpitas
DE Bryce Sterk, Fr., Lynden, Wash./Lynden
LB Jusstis Warren, Fr., Tacoma, Wash./Lincoln
*Denotes preferred walk-on
As you can see, the Huskies have added a walk-on quarterback -- Anthony Berg, who played at Kamiak High School before a two-year career at Saddleback College. He appeared in six games last season and completed 22-of-39 passes for 328 yards, a touchdown and four interceptions in limited duty. So, there will be five quarterbacks on the roster when preseason camp begins in August.
Another interesting name on the list is Connor Griffin, who spent the last two seasons as a walk-on for the Gonzaga basketball team. He was an all-state receiver at Lake Oswego and had scholarship offers to play football at Portland State and Northern Colorado, according to his Gonzaga bio, which lists him at 6-foot-4 and 212 pounds.
Also, remember that UW had two 2015 signees enroll early and participate in spring practice -- QB Jake Browning and LB Kyler Manu -- and another true freshman, OL Devin Burleson, who grayshirted a year ago and enrolled this past January. So, that's why you don't see any of them on this list.
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