The Warrior Beat

Former prep star expected to join Warriors

April 9th, 2014

Taz Stevenson, who spent the past four seasons at Washington, is expected to join the Rainbow Warriors as a walk-on this summer. He will be eligible to transfer without restrictions after   earning his bachelor's degree next month.

4383281Stevenson was an all-state player at Mililani High, where he played running back, receiver, defensive back and returner.

He played in 35 of Washington's 39 games between 2010 and 2012, mostly on special teams. He was listed as a safety.

He did not play this past season because of a shoulder injury. For the Huskies' final home game, he was honored as a departing senior despite having a season of eligibility remaining.

Stevenson would be joining a growing list of transfers from four-year colleges:

Offense — WR Duke Bukoski (Idaho State), Taylor Graham (Ohio State), RB Jason Muraoka (Franklin), SB Quinton Pedroza (Utah), TE Jordan Pu‘u-Robinson (Washington State), OG Kory Rasmussen (Colorado), Brenden Urban (Adams State).

Defense — OLB Jeremy Castro (UCLA), DE Nick Childs (Avila), DB Keahi Hogan (Arizona), LB Austin Slade (Oregon State), DL Haani Tulimaiau (Montana).

Specialist — PK Ceejay Santos.

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