As a senior in football, he was named the Gatorade State Player of the Year and won All-America honors.
In high school, he was a letterman in football and basketball.
He attended Puyallup High School in Puyallup, Washington.
In 1998, he led Frankfurt Galaxy to NFL Europe's World Bowl, but did not play due to injury.
He is the older brother of NFL player Brock Huard.
He went to the University of Washington.