WSU Daily Recruiting Notebook: Friday

THE FINAL OFFICIAL VISIT weekend has tended to be a pretty quiet affair under Washington State head man Mike Leach -- but mark 2015 as an exception. CF.C has confirmed that two last-minute official visitors will trip to the Palouse. One is a 6-6 JUCO wideout, while the other is a 6-3, 210-pound defensive/end linebacker from the East Coast.

It was just any other Thursday for Saddleback Junior College wide receiver C.J. Dimry. He was at home, perusing through his Twitter feed when he was followed by the WSUCougFB Twitter account. He followed back and a member of the WSU staff sent him a message asking him if he was interested in playing in the Pac-12.

Next thing he knew, Dimry (6-6, 205), who is still waiting on his first college offer, had set up an official visit to Pullman. He left for the Palouse early Friday morning.

“It was one of those things that was really out of the blue,” Dimry said with a laugh. “I was just going on with my day and they sent me the DM (direct message) and asked if I wanted to visit the school. I told him of course and I’ll be there this weekend.”

CURRENTLY A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE at Saddleback, Dimry said he’s been in contact with Syracuse, but other than the recent WSU interest schools haven’t really reached out to him. So, how does he go from completely under the radar to taking a visit to a Pac-12 program?

“Basically the coaches said they liked what they saw on my film and really want me to come out and check out the school,” Dimry said. “I’m interested in them as well because of the offense they run. They throw the ball a ton and every wide receiver wants to catch as many balls as possible.

“My coach here at Saddleback actually spoke with Mike Leach tonight (Thursday) and was selling me to him a little bit. He was telling him what they’ll be getting in me if everything works out and they offer. I know they’re waiting to see if some of their commits flip to other schools or not. I’m okay with that. If they offer, then great. Hopefully everything works out.”

Prior to landing at Saddleback, Dimry spent his freshman season at Palomar College in San Marcos, Calif. He redshirted his first year at Saddleback to get his academics in order before playing the 2014 campaign. This season, he recorded more than 500 receiving yards and six touchdowns. He has two years to play two.

THE OTHER KNOWN official visitor in the Palouse this weekend is Beltsville, Md., defensive end/outside linebacker Nnamdi Oguayo (pictured above). Oguayo was boarding his plane when reached by CF.C, but had just enough time to confirm that he was on his way to Pullman and is looking forward to the weekend trip.

In addition to WSU, the 6-3, 210-pounder holds offers from Illinois, Purdue, South Florida, Temple, Pitt and a few others. This will be the third official visit for the Maryland product, who took trips in December to both Pitt and Indiana.

In mid-December, Scout’s Brian Dohn reported that Oguayo was leaning toward Pitt, but since then the Panthers’ coaching staff left for Wisconsin. Also, Pitt picked up a verbal commitment from an outside linebacker out of New Jersey last week and appear to be full at the position.


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