Nate Dogg’s son Naijiel Hale has committed to play football at University of Washington, according to TMZ.

“My mom is extremely proud and my dad would be proud too,” said Hale, who has accepted a full scholarship to play cornerback at the Pac-12 school. “I can’t wait to be a dawg.”

University of Washington’s mascot is the Huskie. 

Hale, who runs a 4.6 40-yard dash, says that he is interested in studying music and business. 

“I’m very excited,” Hale said. “I can’t wait for this experience.”

Nate Dogg passed away in 2011 due to complications from multiple strokes, according to

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