Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Seattle Times: UW Football | Bonnell back from the brink

By Bob Condotta

They recognize Carl Bonnell again when he's out there running around on a field down below.  "He looks like he's back in high school again," said his father, Glenn. "He's having fun." That's not a word that's described much of the college career of Bonnell, who steps back into the limelight this week as Washington's new starting quarterback with Isaiah Stanback out for the year with a foot injury suffered against Oregon State. Bonnell has made a controversial school change from Washington State to rival Washington; had five different college head coaches; suffered two season-ending injuries; and grown frustrated enough to wonder at times if it was really all worth it. With enough credits to graduate next quarter with a degree in history, Bonnell, a junior in eligibility, said last spring that if he saw no future in football, he might just walk away before his eligibility was up.

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