WSU Recruiting Roundup

THE MAY EVALUATION period has entered the home stretch and the Cougar coaches have been vigilant on the recruiting trail. WSU has extended several offers in recent days, including one to a 6-2 cornerback from a JC school that the Washington State coaches are well familiar with.

CF.C confirmed with College of San Mateo defensive coordinator Tim Tulloch this morning the the Cougs have offered freshman cornerback Joseph Turner.

Turner is coming off a solid 2012 season, where he recorded three interceptions, five pass deflections and 21 tackles. Washington State is the first offer for Turner.

Tulloch said that Turner is a big and athletic corner. Turner, who is on pace to graduate in December, will have three years to play two at the next level.

Turner hails from the same JC as WSU junior Lyman Foaliu, who signed with Washington State in the 2013 class.

• Another defenseman from the JUCO ranks could be close to receiving a Cougar offer. Scout's Jamie Newberg reported this morning that the WSU staff has been in close contact with Mount San Jacinto's Sam Schwab.

Schwab told Newberg that he feels the Cougars could be close to extending a scholarship. The 6-3, 305-pound defensive tackle currently holds an offer from Illinois. Schools including Arizona State, USC, San Diego State, New Mexico and several others are also showing interest.

• Meanwhile at the prep level, the Cougs extended three known scholarship offers on Tuesday.

• The first offer went out to four-star wide receiver Erik Brown (6-1, 175) out of Summit High School in Fontana, Calif. Brown is ranked the 44th best WR in the land by and has a fury of colleges after him. He holds offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Cal, Oregon State, UCLA and several other schools.

• Washington State also offered one of the most highly touted WRs in the nation -- Jalen Brown. The Phoenix, Ariz. product holds over 30 scholarship offers. He is ranked the 7th best WR in the country by Brown holds offers from every Pac-12 school and Boise State, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Ohio State, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin and many more.

• The Cougs also offered class of 2015 cornerback Stanley Norman. The 5-10, 165-pound Norman hails from Culver City, Calif. and is no stranger to college recruitment. The sophomore currently holds offers from UCLA, Marshall and San Jose State in addition to WSU, but schools including Arizona State, Colorado, Michigan, Northwestern, Oregon and several others are showing plenty of interest.

• Another prospect Cougar fans might want to keep their eyes on is St. John Bosco linebacker Chandler Leniu.

The 6-1, 225-pound LB has yet to be offered by the Washington State staff but has been on the Cougar recruiting radar for quite some time. Leniu tweeted this morning that he had a good talk with the WSU staff on Wednesday. He has also tweeted in the past that he is hoping for a crimson offer. Leniu currently has schollies on the table from Fresno State, Iowa State, Kansas and San Jose State.

• CF.C recently caught up with Silver Creek High offensive lineman Isaac Miller, who took an unofficial visit to the Palouse last month.

The 6-7, 250-pound Miller said that he remains in close contact with the WSU coaches and that his relationship with the staff is what makes Washington State stand out right now. In addition to WSU, Miller holds offers from Colorado, Northern Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico State.

• Washington State has offered three-star prospect Henry Mondeaux out of Portland, according to Northwest Elite Index. The Jesuit High product checks in at 6-4, 224-pounds and holds nine offers.

This includes Arizona State, Boise State, Cal, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington and now, WSU.

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