Notebook: Washington State recruiting picking up speed? You better believe it

FOLLOWING THE BIG WIN over Oregon, you better believe the Washington State coaches are riding that momentum out on the recruitment trail. The Cougar coaches have been busy this week, sending out offers and setting up visits. What have you missed? Get caught up in this recruiting notebook.

Wazzu has been so busy, I've had trouble following all the new offers sent out via Twitter. That said, the Cougs have been busy indeed with the tenders flying out the door of the Cougar Football Complex. This includes one that went all the way to to Virginia and defensive back Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah.

The 6-2, 190-pounder announced his offer from WSU on twitter Monday. In addition to WSU, Scout's No. 69 safety in the land also holds offers from NC State, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Wake Forest and others.

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In late August, the Virginia product released his top 7 of Virginia, Marshall, Yale, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, Temple and NC State. However, Owusu-Koramoah added that, "My recruiting is still open for oncoming schools."

The Cougar staff jumped in late (strange how the first half of a prospect's high school senior campaign is considered late now in recruiting) but it looks like they're ready to make a run for the touted prospect.

Here are some more recruiting notes for you: 
• spoke with Tacoma offensive lineman Quazzel White on Wednesday and he said that he'll be in Pullman next week for the Cougars contest vs. UCLA. The 6-4, 300-pounder said that the WSU visit will be an unofficial one, but that he'll return to the Palouse next month for his official.

• Another prospect to keep an eye on is Arkansas defensive end B.J. Thompson. On Wednesday, the 6-6, 205-pounder said he continues to be in touch with the WSU coaches. In an interview with CF.C over the summer, Thompson said WSU was among his top six schools, joining Cincinnati, Kansas, Memphis, Arkansas State and Louisiana Tech. He's in the process of scheduling his official visit. 

• CF.C's Barry Bolton spoke with a prep source who said WSU will be on hand for WR Isaiah Hodgins' game on Friday night. The touted 4-star prospect decommitted from WSU last month, but the Cougar coaches remain hot in pursuit. Hodgins was thought to be leaning towards Oregon when he opened his recruitment back up. CF.C continues to try and touch base with Hodgins to get his recruiting lay of the land, and to see what he thought of the WSU-Oregon game.

• Former WSU RB verbal Cyrus Habibi-Likio out of Mountain View, Calif. tweeted out Wednesday night he's picked up an offer from one of the Pac-12 in-state schools with USC putting a ride on the table.

• In case you missed it, WSU was the first Pac-12 offer for three-star running back Miles Reed. The 5-11, 190-pounder spoke with's Greg Biggins in-depth about his crimson tender.

• WSU was also the first Pac-12 offer for three-star defensive end Shane Irwin. The California product also holds offers from Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah State and many others. On his Twitter account, he called his WSU offer a "big one."

• On Wednesday, the Cougar coaches also offered two-star wide receiver Damion Lee. Out of Palm Springs, Calif., Lee checks in at 6-1, 175-pounds and also holds a scholarship from BYU.


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