Mr. X is the figurative name CF.C gives to a potential Signing Day surprise.
And a source had told CF.C the Cougs were looking strongly at another American Samoa prospect in addition to o-line recruit Frederick Mauigoa, but declined to identify him. The source did say the hang up was if he would qualify, that he’s actually a fine student, but there are potential issues with Clearinghouse.
There’s still enough uncertainty that WSU won’t be signing him next Wednesday, a second prep source has told CF.C, and identified the recruit as Viane Moala a 6-7, 270-pound offensive tackle prospect.
Moala is expected to sign with Hawaii on Wednesday, who offered him earlier this month.
Plenty of late stage drama could still take place, and a new Mr. X could emerge. Washington State has 27 known pledges -- but no QB or DT.
Four have already enrolled at WSU in WR Isaiah Johnson, QB/ATH Justus Rogers, CB Jalen Thompson and JUCO DE Garrett McBroom. Transfer and verbal commit Logan Tuley-Tillman doesn’t show on the commit list because he’s a transfer.
Two of those on the list won’t sign with WSU, as we reported HERE.
WSU 2016 class commit list