SEATTLE, Wash. - The Washington football team added three more student-athletes to its 2018 class of newcomers Wednesday, on the first day of the traditional National Letter of Intent signing period.
The UW received letters of intent from two high school seniors – defensive back Julius Irvin and defensive lineman Tuli Letuligasenoa – and also announced that quarterback Jacob Eason, who spent the last two years at Georgia, has signed a scholarship agreement and will enroll for the start of spring quarter in late March.
“We feel very positive about this group,” head coach Chris Petersen said. “Our staff did a lot of homework and research, and we believe that all of these guys are not only excellent players, but also good fits for our culture.” Last December, during the first-ever football early signing period, the UW received National Letters of Intent from 19 high school seniors.
Following is a full, alphabetical list of all 22 signees, along with a biographical sketch of each, starting with the three latest additions and followed, alphabetically, by the 19 who signed in December:
Name Pos. Ht. / Wt. Hometown (High School)
M.J. Ale OL 6-6 / 361 Tacoma, Wash. (Fife)
Draco Bynum DL 6-4 / 258 Wilsonville, Ore. (Wilsonville)
Devin Culp TE 6-3 / 235 Spokane, Wash. (Gonzaga Prep)
Victor Curne OL 6-3 / 313 Houston, Texas (Second Baptist)
*Jacob Eason QB 6-5 / 235 Lake Stevens, Wash. (Lake Stevens/U. of Georgia)
Kyler Gordon DB 6-1 / 177 Mukilteo, Wash. (Archbishop Thomas Murphy)
Dominique Hampton CB 6-2 / 197 Glendale, Ariz. (Centennial)
*Julius Irvin DB 6-1 / 177 Anaheim, Calif. (Servite)
Ale Kaho LB 6-1 / 218 Reno, Nev. (Reno)
*Tuli Letuligasenoa DL 6-1 / 338 Concord, Calif. (De La Salle)
Trey Lowe WR 5-7 / 174 Portland, Ore. (Jesuit)
Matteo Mele OL 6-5 / 277 Tucson, Ariz. (Salpointe Catholic)
Mosiah Nasili-Liu DL 6-2 / 281 Puyallup, Wash. (Emerald Ridge)
Richard Newton RB 6-1 / 183 Lancaster, Calif. (Palmdale)
Austin Osborne WR 6-2 / 188 Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (Mission Viejo)
Jackson Sirmon LB 6-2 / 224 Brentwood, Tenn. (Brentwood Academy)
Jacob Sirmon QB 6-4 / 227 Bothell, Wash. (Bothell)
Marquis Spiker WR 6-3 / 180 Wildomar, Calif. (Murrieta Valley)
MJ Tafisi LB 6-0 / 224 West Jordan, Utah (Alta)
Sam Taimani DL 6-2 / 320 Salt Lake City, Utah (East)
Zion Tupuola-Fetui LB 6-2 / 250 Pearl City, Hawai’i (Pearl City)
Colson Yankoff QB 6-4 / 204 Hayden, Idaho (Coeur d’Alene)
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