Touted Redmond DT to camp at WSU this month

THE COUGAR D-LINE's top four tackles are seniors and juniors and a Bill Doba defense is highly reliant on the d-tackles and corners -- so it follows the DT position will be of key interest this recruiting cycle. One WSU target with a crimson offer hails from the same Evergreen State school as incoming Cougar RB Logwone Mitz. The 6-3, 271-pounder will also camp in Pullman in a few short weeks.

Trevor Guyton's offer list continues to climb, with Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Nebraska and others all recently joining both of the in-state schools for the Redmond High playmaker. Washington State was the first school to offer.

"I really like them. I like Pullman as a town and that it's just based around the college. I really like that, that college atmosphere. And 'Lo' is going to be there so I would have someone there I'm good friends with. And then coach (Mike) Walker is one of my favorite coaches, he's just an all-around good guy," said Guyton.

The Cougars' group approach under recruiting coordinator Greg Peterson can mean two, three or more coaches can be involved in a prospect's recruitment. Coaches Walker (DTs) and Timm Rosenbach (area) are among those on the WSU staff involved with recruiting Guyton, who said he's had some nice talks with Walker and that Rosenbach was at Redmond during the May Evaluation period.

Like Mitz last June, Guyton will be among those camping at Washington State with his Redmond teammates.

"I actually haven't heard from them in a long time but I'll be headed up there on the 24th for our team camp so I'll get a chance to talk to them then," said Guyton.

IN ADDITION TO WASHINGTON STATE, Redmond was a hot spot for college recruiters this May. Among those making the trek were a pair from the desert schools in Mike Tuiasosopo from Arizona, Gregg Smith from Arizona State.

"Arizona I like a lot because my brother is going there and I do like coach Tuiasosopo. The only thing about Arizona is it is going to be so hot and at ASU, it can get up to like 115 (degrees) and I don't know if I'll be down with that," said Guyton.

While Guyton is keeping an open mind and isn't ready to narrow things down, a couple schools who have caught his recent attention are Cal and Oregon, he said. Cal hasn't offered yet but could be close. Oregon was the latest school to come on board.

"Cal stopped in and (later) I was talking to coach (Jim) Michalczik and I'm hoping they're going to offer. They were one of the new schools that recently came on pretty strong.

"Oregon climbed up on my list when they offered. When I do go to college, I want to major in something like Sports Business and I know they have a pretty good program. Coach Pflugrad, he stopped by and also at the Barton Camp at Salem he was the one who came down and I could tell he had his eye on me Then I talked to him when he called and offered me...I can tell he's a real good guy."

The UW also remains very much in the picture with Tyrone Willingham stopping by Redmond during the May Eval period. The Huskies are also making the most contacts, said Guyton.

"Washington is recruiting me the hardest right now and I do like Washington, I like their program and I like their coaches. With them, I'm just kind of waiting to see how they do this year," said Guyton. "Nebraska and Boise State, I just want to say I like both of them a lot, too. I'll probably visit both of them."

LAST SEASON, Guyton racked up 80 tackles from the interior, logging four sacks, two fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles along the way.

Guyton told CF.C earlier this spring after getting his first college offer from the Cougs WSU told him one of the main reasons they were putting the schollie on the table was because "they like that I go all out, every play,"

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