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69  Richard Bettencourt
Richard  Bettencourt

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Meridian, Idaho

High School:
Meridian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 280

Position:
Offensive guard

Experience:
RS


UW This Season: Bettencourt will add depth to the Cowboy offensive line sitting second on the depth chart at left guard.

2014: Redshirted.

High School: Bettencourt earned All-Southern Idaho Conference honors as both a junior and senior at Meridian High School. Meridian High plays at the Class 5A level, which is the largest classification in the state of Idaho. He also earned Academic All-Conference honors in both 2012 and 2013, and achieved Honor Roll status his sophomore through senior years of high school. He was a four-time winner of his team's "Iron Man Award," indicative of the top performer in the weight room each year. Bettencourt was voted a team captain his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. He played for head coach Kip Crofts at Meridian High.

Personal: Born Oct. 22, 1995, he is the son of Dick and Diane Bettencourt. Among other schools that were recruiting him were: Boise State, Idaho and Utah State. He is majoring in management at UW.

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