Washington's "Purple Haze" Defense?

Otto Greule Jr

We're all wondering what UW's defense might look like in 2014. Is Shaq Thompson giving us some insight?

I happened across Shaq Thompson's twitter account today. Nothing unusual, as I follow him and he's a somewhat regular tweeter. But I happened to check out his profile and noticed his banner picture, and it caught my eye: it's Shaq in the middle, flanked by ten other Huskies (technically, nine Huskies and a Wolverine) five on each side. I don't know the origins of this photo, but it appears to be a lineup of what could be UW's starting defense for the 2014 season. Four defensive linemen, three linebackers, two corners, and two safeties. Below the players, framed by two purple W's are the words "Purple Haze".

You can check the picture out for yourself:

https://twitter.com/ST7_ERA

Here's the Purple Haze defense:

DE: Josh Shirley

DT: Danny Shelton

DT: Evan Hudson

DE: Hau'oli Kikaha

OLB: Shaq Thompson

MLB: John Timu

OLB: Travis Feeney

CB: Marcus Peters

SS: Kevin King

FS: Budda Baker

CB: Jermaine Kelly

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