SEATTLE - Husky senior safety Owen Biddle, a former walkon player, took top honors at the Washington football team's annual awards banquet when he was named the winner of the Guy Flaherty Most Inspirational Award. During the 2003 season, Biddle starred on the special teams before working his way into a starter's role. He finished the year with 39 tackles, including 20 on special teams.
November 25, 2003
All the buzz surrounding who will be the main man at tailback for the Huskies in 2003, and one name is left off the list time and time again - Scott Ballew. The redshirt freshman is a walk-on for now, but his play on the field indicates that the depth chart might be in for a change very soon.
August 13, 2003
Everyone loves feel good stories about people who succeed against all odds. In the world of college football, these stories come from the lives of a walk-on player coming into a big time program with nothing but their heart and desire. Ben Mahdavi went from a walk-on to team captain. Joe Jarzynka captured the imagination of all fans with every punt return. The line of walk-on stars at Washington continues with Owen Biddle.
April 24, 2003
Isaiah Stanback takes the snap, executes a perfect fake to the running back, rolls out to his right and spies a wide open Jason Benn downfield. Shades of Marques Tuiasosopo finding Jerramy Stevens running stride for stride pop up in my head. Not so fast...
April 15, 2003
After seven practices, it appears that there is a sense of urgency surrounding Husky Football. Things have changed, and my prediction of Kenny James emergence was thwarted by the injury curse. Regardless, at the halfway point of spring we can definitely see the influence of the new members of the coaching staff.
April 14, 2003