18 D'londo Tucker
18 D'londo Tucker
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: So.
Hometown: Federal Way, Wash.
High School: Federal Way HS '13
Position: DB
Experience: 1L

2014: Would have been listed as a starter at cornerback on the preseason depth chart, however, a knee injury after spring practices resulted in surgery and a year’s worth of rehabilitation. He played as a true freshman in 2013, so the 2014 season will count as his redshirt year. He had a team-leading four passes broken up and a total of eight tackles in three spring scrimmages.

2013: Saw action at cornerback and on special teams on a team that featured three senior cornerbacks. Three of his five tackles on the season came versus North Dakota (10/12/13).

HS: Graduated from Federal Way HS in 2013. Tucker helped lead the East to a 38-21 victory in the 4A/3A East-West All-State Game on June 21, 2013. He was selected to the Associated Press 4A All-State squad as a second team defensive back. Named by the Seattle Times as a “White Chip” selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. WashingtonPreps.com selected him as one of 193 players on its “Best of the Northwest” list of recruits. Also selected among “others to watch” on Ron Siegel’s pre-season All-State team (seniors only). Tucker was named Defensive Back of the Year for the 4A South Puget Sound League South Division. He was also a first team All-SPSL wide receiver and defensive back. He and fellow EWU signee Albert Havili helped lead Federal Way to an 11-1 record and a South Puget Sound League South Division regular season championship (8-0). Federal Way won 11-straight games before losing to Camas 65-32 in the quarterfinals of the State 4A Playoffs. Prior to that, the Eagles defeated Rogers (Puyallup) 46-28 in the playoffs. He had 26 receptions for 432 yards and five touchdowns and had five interceptions on defense. As a junior, Tucker was a first team All-SPSL South Division selection as a defensive back. He had three interceptions, returning one for a touchdown. Tucker also started for Federal Way’s highly-ranked basketball team, which finished the season 19-5 overall and 13-3 in the SPSL in his senior season. He averaged about 12 points per game and led his school to . He also averaged more than 11 points per game in basketball as a junior and was a first team All-SPSL South Division selection. The Eagles finished 16-10 in the 2011-12 season. In addition, Tucker competed in track and field and placed third in the triple jump (career-best 45-1 1/2) as a senior at the WIAA State 4A Championships. He had career bests of 20-6 1/2 in the long jump, 6-4 in the high jump and 15.4 in the 110-meter hurdles. His EWU teammates Jordan Pulu (’12), Albert Havili (’13) and Jay-Tee Tiuli (’14) also graduated from Federal Way, as well as former Eagle Andru Pulu (’09).

Personal: Major undeclared but considering business. Born 1/2/95 in Tacoma, Wash. His mother is Dee Tucker, and his father is the late Herman Tucker. First name is pronounced “duh-lawn-doe.”



















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