WSU Signing Day Primer: Part VI

ONLY TWO DAYS REMAIN until Signing Day and we're finishing up our long look at the Washington State commit list. This group includes a linebacker and an offensive lineman -- plus a wide receiver you may have forgotten about.

This edition of CF.C's Signing Day primer covers Eddie Rudinski, Cedric Bigge-Duren and Kyrin Priester (pictured above). Check back tomorrow for the final primer before Signing Day, including Dahu Green and Deontay Burnett, two wide receivers who reportedly continue to play the field.

Rudinski is a 6-2, 220-pound outside linebacker out of Oaks Christian High. He committed to WSU in mid-December, a couple of months after his official visit in the beginning of October. No other visit dates are listed for any of the other schools that have offered Rudinski.

The linebacker's page on Scout.com lists offers from 14 schools, including Colorado and Washington. Rudinski has proven virtually impossible to reach over the months and while there is no reason to suspect that he will flip, with that many offers it is worth watching until Signing Day.

Rudinski is ranked the No. 14 outside linebacker in California, and the No. 19 OLB in the West region by Scout.com. He recorded 59 total tackles, including 10 for a loss. He also made two sacks in the 10 games he played as a senior. As a tight end for Oaks Christian High, Rudinski made 15 catches for 217 yards and two touchdowns.



Bigge-Duren is a coming off of a highly successful season with Oceanside High, who reached the CIF State Final. The Pirates lost in that contest to ruin an undefeated season and finish at 14-1, but the 6-6, 295-pound lineman was dominant and has been verbally pledged to WSU since July.

CF.C talked to Bigge-Duren in the middle of January and he said he was 100-percent committed to Washington State and that he didn't plan on taking any more official visits. He said the only thing that would possibly change is mind is an outlandish offer from a school like Ohio State.

Bigge-Duren said he loves the facilities at WSU and has said the WSU coaches have said he will most likely redshirt and then compete for a starting spot at tackle the following year. Bigge-Duren is ranked the No. 10 offensive guard in California, and the No. 18 OG in the West region by Scout.com.



The 6-1, 185-pound wide receiver out of Clemson transferred to WSU in early January. The NCAA transfer rules will make him ineligible in the upcoming season, but he will then have three years to play three seasons for the Cougars starting in 2016. He also told CF.C before his visit to WSU in early November that he hopes there is still a way he can become eligible for the 2015-16 season though it would seem unlikely.

The wide receiver played in one game for Clemson on special teams before his dismissal, with Priester telling CF.C that his departure stemmed from differences with his position coach. Priester signed a financial aid agreement in November with WSU before enrolling. He caught 56 balls for 1,116 yards and 13 touchdowns during his senior season at Brookwood High.




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