Foster is the Huskies' leading returning tackler (85), and in 2009 he led the team in interceptions (three) and tied for third in the country in forced fumbles (six). Says Coach Sarkisian, "He's a potential Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year."
WR JERMAINE KEARSE JUNIOR
Washington's top receiver (50 catches, 866 yards) was named second-team All-Pac-10 and was second in the conference in yards per catch (17.3). He'll be a key to Jake Locker's Heisman chances.
TB CHRIS POLK SOPHOMORE
The team's leading rusher in 2009 (1,113 yards, best in Huskies' history for a freshman) had shoulder surgery for the second time in January but expects to be healthy for fall drills.
CB DESMOND TRUFANT SOPHOMORE
A nine-game starter as a true freshman, he missed the spring with a minor sports hernia injury but is already 100%, according to defensive coordinator Nick Holt. Trufant scored twice on turnovers last season, including a 32-yard win-clinching interception against Arizona.
DT ALAMEDA TA'AMU JUNIOR
Slimmed-down tackle hopes to get sacking