Defense Continues to Display Ability to Sack the Quarterback
Second Career MW Player of the Week Award for Huff
Junior Quarterback Brett Smith and Wide Receiver Unit Shine for Offense, Senior Defensive Back Marqueston Huff and Freshman Linebacker Lucas Wacha Standout for Defense
UW This Season: Wood put himself in good position heading into fall camp, seizing the top spot at punter on the final depth chart of the 2014 spring season.
2013: Wood took over punting and kickoff duties as a true freshman and performed admirably. He punted 69 times for an average of 42 yards per boot. He had 13 50-yard plus punts for the season. In his very first college game, he had an outstanding debut for UW versus Nebraska, averaging 52 yards per kick, including a 61-yard punt. He averaged 61.3 yards per kickoff and earned 21 touchbacks.
High School: Wood was an accomplished athlete in both football and soccer at Liberty, earning two all-state nods in soccer and an all-conference nod in football as a senior. He was the team MVP of his freshman soccer team.
Personal: Born Oct. 20, 1993, he is the son of John and Resia Wood. He has four siblings: Dan, Josh, Kevin and Lisa. His brother Josh played football at Chadron State and Black Hills State, Kevin ran track at Colorado-Colorado Springs and Dan ran track at Embry Riddle. Wood is pursuing a degree in architectural engineering at UW.