Washington State has 12 known commits, 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 OT, 2 DE*, 1 OLB, 1 MLB, 1 S, 1 CB. Current CF.C projections call for a 2013 class size of 21, though that can change significantly as the recruiting cycle goes along. *CF.C has slotted Cole Madison as a defensive end. He could also end up as an OL or possibly a slot receiver/h-back. Scout.com classified him as a tight end.
With the remainder of the class expected to lean heavily on o-line and d-line talent, here's a quick look at some known targets.
Portland's Max Rich (6-6.5, 315), the big, athletic offensive tackle who excelled at WSU's June camp, recently told CF.C he likes the Cougs "a lot" and they're "keeping me interested." has offers from WSU, Harvard, Yale and others. The Oregon schools have told him they want senior season tape before deciding on whether to offer and Rich seems content to wait on them, saying his decision timetable is likely "during the season."
OL Reeve Kohler (6-3, 330) out of Honolulu has kept things pretty close to the vest this recruiting season. He's relatively new to the game, massive at 330 pounds but still with quick. His decision appears likely to come down to his official visits. Leach is making Hawaii and ancillary recruiting emphasis.
His teammate at St. Louis, DE Kamalei Correa, is also in a holding pattern, likely not deciding on who he will visit until sometime in the fall. He's a bullish tackler at 6-3, 240 and holds double digit offers.
C Scott Quessenberry, (6-3, 265) holds offers from all over the Pac-12 and country, including one from the Cougs. His decision will come down to his official visits, he has set two visits (Arkansas, Nebraska) with two others probable (Cal, TCU). If WSU can get an official from him it will be a coup, stay tuned.
Chris Borrayo, an offensive guard prospect out of California, has rides from WSU and three other Pac-12 schools. He has strong hands and does a good job getting inside on an offensive lineman.
A trio of d-tackle prospects the Cougs are looking at are of the JUCO variety. Abens Cajuste, Edwin Delva and Demetrius Campbell have all said they hold multiple offers and are taking a wait and see approach both to their official visits and to decision timetable. Prep DTs on the WSU radar who hold crimson offers include Vita Vea, Deonte Reynolds, Sam Smith, Rod Crayton and Nick Terry. Information has been scarce and they've been hard to track down but now with the calendar turning into August and September, things should pick up.
OL J.D. Hinnant (6-4, 265) has double-digit offers and visited WSU earlier this summer, along with a ton of other schools. He is considering taking all five officials, but also considering whether to decide just before his season. He may be looking elsewhere based on his quote a few weeks ago.
Riley Sorenson (6-5, 320) has two Pac-12 offers from WSU and UW, and says he'll take his time. He's focused most on Cal, UCLA and UW, he said a couple weeks ago but emphasized he's still wide open. Five of Sorenson's teammates have committed to Pac-12 schools, including River Cracraft to Washington State.
California's Aaron Cochran is a mystery man. The monstrous OT prospect (6-8, 250) has offers from WSU and four other Pac-12 schools plus Oklahoma and Notre Dame. Where he's at in the process, however, remains elusive with attempts to reach him proving fruitless so far. At last word about a month ago, he had pegged Cal, Oklahoma and Nebraska as in line for officials.
DE Austin Hooper (6-4, 247) out of storied De La Salle High in California is a national prospect with a mountain of offers from around the country. He says he is wide open and has not set up any of his officials. Tall, with still room to add weight, he covers a lot of ground, is quick at the line and gets off blocks well.
Terrance Knighten (6-2, 265) out of Van Nuys (Calif.) has bulk to put on before his college turn but he might be one of those guys who emerges later in the recruiting process and says WSU is keeping tabs on him. He's waiting on his first offer but lists WSU, Portland State, LSU, San Diego State and Sacramento State in his top five.
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