Recruiting Notebook: Will 4-star safety and teammate of new WSU commit go crimson on Friday?

ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, Cougar fans got some big news with outside linebacker Kedron Williams out of Bellflower, Calif., committing to Washington State. But could still another St. John Bosco High star end up in Pullman? A 4-star prospect is set to announce on Friday and has WSU among his five finalists. We've got that and much more in this recruiting notebook.

Will Friday be a big day for the WSU coaches?

After landing Kedron Williams earlier this week, coach Roy Manning is trying to bring in another St. John Bosco target in 4-star defensive back Stephan Blaylock.

The 6-0, 175-pounder holds a boatload of offers, but is currently down to WSU, Colorado, UCLA, Oregon and Nebraska.

On paper, it would look as though Oregon and UCLA would have a slight edge as those are the only two schools in his top five he's taken unofficial visits too. However, in recruiting these days, that doesn't mean anyone is out of it.

Manning has built a strong relationship with the St. John Bosco staff. We'll find out on Friday if he's able to bring in another 4-star recruit for WSU's 2018 class.

Elsewhere in the WSU recruiting world, Manning and all the other coaches have been busy visiting high school campuses to meet with coaches. In turn, that means new offers have also been sent out. Here's a look at the most recent ones we've tracked down. 

• Speaking of St. John Bosco, the Cougars extended an offer to 2019 defensive lineman Sua'ava Poti on Wednesday night. Obviously, the 2018 class is the focus for now, but recruiting the following year's class remains highly important.

• A 3-star cornerback, Dallas' Taylor-Cortez out of West Hills, Calif.,also announced a WSU offer on Twitter earlier this week. The 6-2, 170-pounder holds offers from BYU, Iowa State and Wyoming.

• Another player to land an offer out of California was 3-star prospect R.J. Stone. Scout lists him as a TE and it's not clear at this point where WSU sees the 6-4, 210-pounder. ASU, Fresno State, Hawaii, Oregon State, Utah and multiple others have offered.

• In case you missed it, could another Porter be joining the crimson family? Geordon Porter, the younger brother of WSU DB Grant Porter, hauled in his crimson offer. The younger Porter is a 3-star wide receiver and was also offered by Alabama the same day the Cougs did. You can read more about his recruitment here.

• How's about an offer in Georgia? It indeed happened earlier this week with 5-11, 170-pound ATH Charles McClelland announcing a crimson tender. He's also receiver schollies from Troy, Colorado State, Tulane and a handful of others.

• For 6-1, 250-pound defensive tackle E.J. Ane, WSU was offer No. 1 for the SoCal prospect. Ane landed his offer shortly after putting on a strong showing at a Opening Camp. 

• Out in Phoenix, Kenny Churchwell picked up his Cougar offer this week. The 3-star safety checks in at 6-2, 175-pounds and also holds offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Cal and Hawaii.

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