NOTEBOOK: 4-star QB to visit WSU this weekend

WITH SPRING DRILLS starting at Washington State on Thursday, that also means unofficial visitors coming in to check out Cougar practices. This weekend will see four-star quarterback Jake Browning out of Folsom, Calif., make his second trip out to the Palouse, he tells CF.C.

Browning, ranked the No. 7 QB prospect in the nation by, recently said that he's hoping to make his college decision around mid-April. But before making that decision, 6-2, 202-pounder said he still wanted to take a couple more unofficial visits to check out campuses one last time.

This includes Washington State.

"I'll be up there this weekend," Browning texted CF.C this evening.

Browning is coming off a monster campaign in 2013, where he threw for a mind-boggling 5,737 yards and 75 touchdowns. The senior-to-be is no stranger to the Palouse, having visited the WSU campus last June.

Browning holds offers from Alabama, Boise State, Colorado, Cal, Oklahoma State, Utah, Washington and Washington State. He has taken unofficial visits to UW, Boise State, Cal and is expected to take other unofficial visits, in addition to WSU, before making his final decision.

ELSEWHERE IN RECRUITING the Cougs extended a scholarship offer to 3-star Edison High (Fresno) cornerback A.J. Greeley Tuesday morning. The 6-2, 175-pounder has recently seen his recruitment stock ramp up, with Arizona State, Oregon State, Colorado and Washington also extending offers. National Recruiting Analyst Greg Biggins calls Greeley one of the top corners in California and says he "was impressive at the big 7-on-7 tourney in Vegas two weeks ago and his recruitment should really heat up this spring."

ANOTHER PROSPECT who recently added an offer from the Cougs is San Angelo, Texas, cornerback Jaylon Lane. The 6-2, 170-pounder recently decommitted from Ole Miss and has seen his offers list increase.

Lane holds full rides from Boise State, Houston, Louisville, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, South Alabama and a handful of others.

As a junior last season, Lane recorded 46 tackles and four interceptions.

"Lane is a tall, long-limbed cornerback prospect who displays good ball skills," Midlands Recruiting Analyst Gabe Brooks wrote on Lane. "He picked off four passes in each of his past two seasons with San Angelo Central, where he had moved from Nacogdoches following his eighth-grade season.

"Lane has good instincts and breaks well on the ball. Once he makes the interception, he's a legitimate threat to take it to the house. He returned two picks for scores in 2013 and is a special-teams weapon in the return game."

OVER ON OFFENSE the Cougs headed to the Sunshine State late last week to extend a scholarship offer to Saint Petersburg quarterback Ryan Davis. The Lakewood High product is listed as a 4-star wide receiver. At 5-11, 165-pounds, he is mostly being recruited by colleges as an inside receiver.

One interesting connection between Davis and Washington State is that the senior-to-be has a close relationship with incoming Cougar WR Keith Harrington -- they both played at Northeast High. As soon the news broke that Davis picked up an offer from the Cougars, Harrington quickly took to Twitter to congratulate him.

"Big ups to the lil homie @thaRD5 got an offer from Washington state today #WaZZu #727," Harrington posted.

Davis is one of the top prospects in Florida and holds double-digit scholarship offers. This includes scholies from Florida State, Arizona, Florida, Iowa State, Kentucky, Miami, NC State, Nebraska, West Virginia and others.

Look for more on Davis on CF.C soon.

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