Depth Chart Follows Completion of First Spring Scrimmage Last Saturday
Pokes Practice Under a Sunny Sky and Temperatures in the 60s
Spring Game Scheduled for April 25
Senior Kicker Also Connects on Career-Long 50 Yarder
UW This Season: Priester was limited in spring drills, but will add experience to the secondary for the Cowboys.
2014: Priester appeared in 11 games with seven starts as a true freshman. Recorded 39 total tackles with 29 solo stops and 10 assisted tackles. Also forced two fumbles on the season and broke up two passes. He recorded a career-high nine tackles and added a forced fumble against Florida Atlantic. He also added eight tackles, a forced fumble and a pass breakup against Hawai'i. Priester recovered a fumble against Utah State along with a pass breakup in the contest.
High School: Priester recorded 21 total tackles his senior season (13 solo tackles and eight assists), including one tackle for a loss, and he had three passes defended. He also caught four passes for 55 yards and one touchdown and added 55 yards in kick returns as a high school senior. Priester ended his high school career with 83 total tackles (59 solo tackles and 24 assists), three tackles for loss, two interceptions and four passes defended. Offensively, he completed his high school career with 234 receiving yards on 28 receptions and scored four receiving TDs. He also had 747 all-purpose yards in his career, including 325 yards in kickoff returns and 36 career yards returning punts. He played for head coach Shawn Taylor. Priester was also recruited by Ball State, Florida International and Utah State.
Personal: He is majoring in business administration.