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Season Grades: Secondary

Desmond Trufant (US PRESSWIRE)

As it turned out with Washington's defense this year, the farther you moved from the line of scrimmage the better things got. And by the time you made it into the secondary, life was terrific if you were a Husky; compared to years' past the statistical jump made by the defensive backs was nothing short of miraculous.

When judging Justin Wilcox's first year at Washington's defensive coordinator, it's clear his biggest impact came at the group where he has the most experience. The former Oregon defensive back combined his efforts with safeties coach Keith Heyward and corners coach Donte Williams to create the most successful position group within the Huskies' football team. The Good - Compared to all the other...

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