Billy Newman - Washington State
NEWMAN'S WSU CAREER
Freshman (1997-98): Redshirt season ... earned the offensive scout team award for the week of the USC game ... switched from running back to defensive back during spring drills.
RS-Freshman (1998-99): V-letter...played in all 11 games and started the season's finale against Washington when he made a career-high eight tackles...finished with 45 stops, had one pass deflection and recovered one fumble at UCLA...also had eight tackles against Oregon and seven tackles against Arizona State...saw special team duty as well as backup action at safety...had at least one tackle in every game...earned the following game awards: Most Disciplined Special Team - Idaho, USC; Most Disciplined Defense - ASU; Big Hit - UCLA; Defensive Back - ASU; Cougar Tackler - ASU.
RS-Sophomore (1999-00): V-letter...played in all 12 games and started all but the opener against Utah...an All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention pick...came off the bench in the opener against Utah and had a career game, winning five team awards after making 12 tackles...had a career-high 15 stops against Arizona, including eight primary stops...12 tackles against USC and 11 tackles against both Idaho and Louisiana...also picked off one interception against Idaho to go with one sack...earned the following team awards: Utah/Pac-10 Defense; Utah/Defensive Back; Utah/Defensive Pursuit Player; Utah/Cougar Tackler; Utah/Most Disciplined Defense; Stanford/Most Disciplined Special Teams; Idaho/Pac-10 Defense; Idaho/Defensive Pursuit Player; Idaho/Most Disciplined Defense; Idaho/Most Disciplined Special Teams; Arizona/Cougar Claw; Arizona/Specialist of the Week; Arizona/Most Disciplined Special Teams; California/Defensive Pursuit Player; OSU/Most Disciplined Special Teams; Arizona/Offensive Scout; Team, USC/Defensive Pursuit, USC/Cougar Tackler.
NEWMAN'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER