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7  D.J. May
D.J.  May

RS Sophomore

Federal Way, Wash.

High School:
Federal Way

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Running back



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Brett Smith passed for 339 yards and two touchdowns.

UW This Season: Returning from injury, May showed nice speed and quickness to earn the top spot at the running back spot on the final spring depth chart.

2013: Redshirted due to injury.

2012: Though just a freshman, May was part of a deep rotation in the Cowboy backfield for much of the season. He played in 11 of UW's 12 games, gaining 374 yards to lead all Pokes. He averaged nearly five yards per carry and scored one touchdown. He had two games in which he eclipsed the 90-yard mark, against Air Force (94) and San Diego State with 90. He led UW in net yards, average per rush and average per game with 34 yards.

High School: May earned First Team Associated Press Class 4A All-State honors as a defensive back his senior season. Class 4A is the largest classification in the state of Washington. He was joined on that All-State team by his high school teammate, defensive lineman Uso Olive, who also joined the Wyoming Football team as a member of the 2012 recruiting class. May was named a First Team All-South Puget Sound League (SPSL) South Division running back and Second Team defensive back. He was named the SPSL Co-Offensive Back of the Year. He earned All-Area honors from The Tacoma News Tribune. May rushed for 1,320 yards on 139 attempts, scored 18 rushing touchdowns, one receiving TD and returned two interceptions for touchdowns. He also caught 13 passes for 140 yards. He was elected a team captain as a senior and helped lead Federal Way High to an 11-1 record in 2011 and the second round of the state playoffs. As a junior he earned First Team SPSL All-Conference as a running back, and was named to the Federal Way Mirror All-City Team. He rushed for 1,310 yards as a junior, had 1,867 all-purpose yards and scored 14 touchdowns. An outstanding track and field athlete, May placed 10th in the state as a junior in the long jump, fourth in the 4-by-400-meter relay and eighth in the 4-by-100-meter relay. As a freshman, he was a Junior Olympic National Qualifier in the long jump and placed 10th in the state in the triple jump. He played for head football coach John Meagher.

Personal: Born Oct. 17, 1993, he is the son of Melissa Glatt and Lanell Jackson. His step father is Andy Glatt. He has six brothers - Christian, Devon, Diego, Jaden and Dylan. He was also recruited by Idaho. He is pursuing a degree in the college of business program at UW.


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