Three-star RB Habibi-Likio enjoys WSU Spring Game, can see himself in the Air Raid

FOR THE SECOND TIME this month, touted three-star running back Cyrus Habibi-Likio took an unofficial visit to see Washington State. This time, though, instead of Pullman, he tripped to Spokane to see the Cougars in action for the annual Spring Game. And during that contest, the California native said one thing was clear to him.

And that’s that he could see himself playing in the Air Raid offense.

The three-star running back, ranked the No. 71 RB in the country, indeed was at Joe Albi Stadium on Saturday and had one heck of a time, he told

“The trip went really well,” Habibi-Likio said. “We didn’t go to the campus this time, but we checked out the game and I really liked it. I thought it was awesome. The fan support for the team was amazing. The players got after it. It was definitely interesting to watch.”

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Habibi-Likio was accompanied by his father and uncle on this trip.

"I can definitely see myself playing in (the Air Raid). The running backs get a lot of love. They throw a lot, but I could see myself running screens and going into the slot to run routes. I could definitely see myself in that offense with Coach Mastro and Coach Leach,” said Hibibi-Likio.

Habibi-Likio said he was considering giving the WSU coaches a verbal commitment during his visit, but decided to hold things back a little bit.

“My mom wasn’t there and I still want some family members to go check out Washington State before I make a decision,” Habibi-Likio said. “I want to get my whole family together and also converse with my coaches. I don’t want to rush anything.”

As a junior last season, the 6-1, 200-pounder put up video-game type numbers, rushing for 1,438 yards and 17 touchdowns. He added 166 receiving yards and two scores.

Throughout his recruitment thus far, he’s been offered by WSU, BYU, Hawaii, Iowa State, UNLV, Army and others.

Notable Note: 
On May 14, WSU will be receiving an unofficial visit from three-star defensive back Jason Rucker, a defensive back out of Portland. Rucker is ranked the No. 72 safety in the country according to He is still waiting on his first college offer. 


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