May 9, 2006

Husky verbal Iweka discusses future

At 6-foot-6 and going on 290 pounds, Emeka Iweka is too small to consider playing basketball on scholarship.

Sound debatable? To most of us maybe, but that's how the Rainier Beach High School junior sees it.

He also sees himself in Purple and Gold in just over a year from now — Iweka verbally committed to play football for UW this March, projected as a defensive end.

What a difference a year (or two) makes. Two years ago, Iweka was all about basketball and bound to Corvallis. Now, after a change of heart and a change of head coaches, Iweka prefers his hometown Huskies, and that's good news for the Dawgs.

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