Cowboys Return 12 Starters and 40 Letterman From A Year Ago
Cowboys begin fall practice Aug. 6
Wide Receiver Dominic Rufran Leads Gold Team With Six Receptions for 112 Yards
The Cowboys Will Scrimmage for About 90 Plays Wednesday Afternoon
A Sunny Sky and Temperatures in the Mid-50s Greet Cowboys on Opening Day of Spring Football
UW This Season: Daniel Fleischman enters the season as the Cowboys' starting right tackle. He earned his starting spot during the 2012 spring drills.
2011: Fleischman entered 2011 with hopes of challenging for playing time at offensive tackle. But he suffered an injury that prevented him from participating in spring drills. He was able to return during the season and played one game against San Diego State.
High School: Fleischman was an outstanding offensive and defensive lineman at Issaquah High School. He earned All-Region and All-Conference honors his senior season. He was ranked as the No. 24 best player in the state of Washington by SuperPrep/Scouts.com. Fleischman was also an All-Conference selection his junior season as both an offensive and defensive lineman. He helped lead Issaquah High to an 8-4 record in 2009 as his team reached the quarterfinals of the state playoffs and placed seventh in the state. His junior season, Issaquah posted an 11-3 record and earned a spot in the state championship game before finishing as the state runner-up. Fleischman recorded 23.5 tackles, including 3.5 sacks and three tackles for loss as a senior. His junior season, he was credited with 19.5 tackles, 2.5 sacks and five tackles for loss. As a sophomore, he recorded 12 tackles, one sack and four TFLs. His team elected him a team captain as a senior. He also earned Academic All-State honors his junior year. Fleischman played for head coach Chris Bennett.
Personal: Born Aug. 4, 1992, Fleischman is the middle of three children of Joanne and Eric Fleischman. Other schools that recruited him included Air Force, Arizona, BYU, Hawaii, Idaho, Washington and Washington State. He is majoring in mathematics and science.