Conroy, a Seattle native, played at Washington from 2001-05
Speedy Washington wide receiver/defensive back John Ross III will miss the season after suffering a leg injury during spring practice.
Kikaha also was named Associated Press first-team All-America following last season.
On April 30, 2011, Shelton was just 17 when his brother, Shennon, was shot and killed following an argument and fight that quickly escalated. Shelton was so badly shaken by the incident that he became withdrawn and nearly gave up football.
The 6-foot, 190-pound Peters was considered one of the top defensive backs in the draft, but he gave many teams pause after his dismissal last November.
Thompson had 3.5 sacks, 15 tackles for loss and five fumble recoveries in 40 games at Washington.
How do you replace three All-Americans and six of your starting front seven defensive players? That’s the major challenge facing the Washington Huskies football team as it points towards the 2015 season.
University of Washington football head coach joined “The Jim Rome Show” Friday
Washington’s first spring practice will commence at 8:15 a.m. Monday morning, and with it, a chance to move forward after a disappointing 8-6 season in Petersen’s first year in Montlake.
The leave of absence means the junior quarterback will miss the entirety of spring practice. Miles was expected to be part of an ardent four-man competition for the starting quarterback job. Petersen opened the starting job up after a 8-6 2014 season.
Photos from the Huskies’ loss at Arizona Stadium
Photos from Husky Stadium
Photos from the action at Husky Stadium
Photos from Washington’s 45-20 loss at Oregon
Photos from the Huskies’ 31-7 victory
Scenes from the Huskies game on Saturday, September 27.
Scenes from the Huskies-Fighting Illini game at Husky Stadium.