VERBAL: 4-star Richland OT Dontae Powell commits to WSU

WHAT A DAY it's been for the Washington State coaches. Earlier on Saturday, four-star quarterback Connor Neville gave his pledge to the WSU staff and shortly after, Richland four-star offensive tackle Dontae Powell decided to follow suit, giving his verbal to WSU

The 6-6, 300-pound in-state offensive tackle is a Coug.

On Saturday afternoon, the Richland hoss gave his verbal to the Cougar coaches while in Pullman during his unofficial visit for the WSU Jr. Day. Powell is a highly rated prospect, ranked four stars and the No. 34 offensive tackle nationally by

Powell also had offers from Colorado State and Wyoming, and was also receiving interest from Boise State, UCLA, Washington, Oregon and several others.

In a recent interview with CF.C, Powell said he had a strong relationship with WSU offensive line coach Clay McGuire.

“Coach McGuire has been telling me a lot of great things about the program,” Powell said earlier this month. “He told me that he really likes how nasty and mean I am on the field. He said he fell in love with my game when he saw me on the field.”

Powell joins QB Connor Neville and DB Tayari Venable as members of WSU's 2017 class. 

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