SOURCE: Touted '14 CB/S Jeff Farrar WSU-bound

IT APPEARS more help will be arriving in the Washington State secondary this fall. It's not a done deal yet but according to a prep source, class of 2014 Upland, Calif., defensive back Jeff Farrar, who had double-digit offers and signed with Virginia in February, won't be playing in the ACC this season. Instead, he's looking to suit up for WSU and defensive coordinator Mike Breske.

Coming out of Upland this past season, Farrar had offers from Virgina, Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Kansas, Miami, UCLA, Utah, WSU and a handful of others before signing with the Cavaliers.

"He didn't make it into Virginia academically," said the source, who asked not to be identified. "The plan is for him to head to WSU now instead. He really likes it up there and gets along with the coaches. Right now, they're just waiting on the paperwork to go through. The WSU coaches have been in contact with him and e-mailed the school to get his academic stuff."

AS A SENIOR in 2014, the 6-1, 193-pounder recorded 35 tackles and five interceptions. Farrar could be either a corner or safety at WSU.

"The coaches at Washington State have kind of left the door open for me to play wherever if I were to go up there," Farrar said in an interview with CF.C last fall. "They're looking at me as an athlete. I could play cornerback for them or even safety."

The three-star product, ranked the 93rd best safety in the land by Scout.com, took an official visit to WSU back in September to watch the Cougs defeat rival Idaho 42-0. With the graduation of five defensive backs from last year's class. the addition of Farrar to WSU would provide some help for the team's depth. Attempts to reach Farrar directly were unsuccessful and it appeared his previous cell phone number was no longer working.

Other defensive backs in the class of 2014 for the Cougars are Patrick Porter, Sulaiman Hameed, Deion Singleton and Kevin Griffin.

Farrar also hails from the same high school as class of 2015 verbal commits Tyler Hilinski and Kameron Powell.

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