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Washington Football's 2014 Football Starting Lineup Prediction

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Here's a crack at guessing what UW's starting lineup will look like for the Huskies' showdown with Hawaii.

Otto Greule Jr

QB: Jeff Lindquist

RB: Dwayne Washington

WR: Kasen Williams

SLOT: Jaydon Mickens

LT: Micah Hatchie

LG: Dexter Charles

C: Colin Tanigawa

RG: James Atoe

RT: Ben Riva

TE: Darrell Daniels

WR: John Ross

Dwayne Washington is the future at running back, and I think he's good enough that as the season goes along he's going to separate himself from the others and get a bigger and bigger percentage of touches. Josh Perkins is probably the favorite to win the TE job, but you have to love Daniels potential as pass catcher and ability to be a punishing blocker. We could see a bigger WR opposite Kasen Williams than John Ross (like DiAndre Campbell) but none of the contenders have shown what we've already seen from Ross. Ross is more at home in the slot, but he can play out wide and it's a crime to leave his speed on the bench -- get your best receivers on the field.

DE: Hau'oli Kikaha

DL: Danny Shelton

DL: Evan Hudson

RUSH: Cory Littleton

OLB: Travis Feeney

MLB: John Timu

OLB: Shaq Thompson

CB: Marcus Peters

S: Brandon Beaver

S: Trevor Walker

CB: Jermaine Kelly

The front seven is basically the same front seven we've seen each of the last two seasons. Having Kikaha available to play linebacker allows the staff a ton of options to rotate guys in and around and keep everybody fresh for four quarters. It's not a matter of if Budda Baker becomes a starter at safety, rather when. It's entirely possible that he could start from week one, but even if he doesn't start he's going to get time both on special teams as well as with the first team defense.

P: Korey Durkee

K: Cameron Van Winkle

KR: John Ross

PR: Jaydon Mickens

Chime in with your thoughts and predictions in the comments.