Tonight at the Raise the Woof celebration, head coach Steve Sarkisian announced the team captains for 2012 season. They are:
Desmond Trufant, senior, cornerback
Trufant, a Tacoma native, has been the best cornerback in the program since he stepped on campus in 2009. He has played in all 38 games of his career, while starting the last 35 straight at corner. He had 64 tackles last season and was named honorable mention All-Pac-12. He also was named the recipient of the UW’s Don James Perseverance Award at the team’s postseason banquet.
NICK HOLT: Hi, guys. It’s good to be here. I’m going to introduce our players from my left to right. Starting off with our starting strong safety, a sophomore out of Los Angeles, California, Sean Parker; the next young man from Tacoma, Washington, starting corner, junior, Desmond Trufant; myself, Nick Holt; and then to my right, senior, also from Seattle, Washington, starting defensive end, Everrette Thompson, has been a four‑year starter for us; next young man, also from