Three days at Wazzu for Turner

KENT RECEIVER PROSPECT Brandon Turner spent three days at Washington State's summer camp and came away singing the praises of life in a college town. The 6-3, 197-pounder, who recently clocked a 4.46 in the 40, has also spent time of late at Montlake. He said the staffs from both schools pledged to be in touch soon.

He doesn't yet hold scholarships offers from either school.

"Washington State, they told me they wanted to look back over a couple of my game films, and then they were definitely going to get back to me as soon as possible," said Turner.

Over the course of the Cougs' camp, Turner said he had a chance to get a good feel for the Wazzu football program.

"I really like their program -- they're very strict, very uniform in their program. I like their campus, and I like how the dorms are really close to the field whereas at Oregon you have to walk about three miles. And I like how the town is set up. It's a small town college environment, and probably everyone knows each other -- and I like that," said Turner.

Turner spent the most time with offensive coordinator and receivers coach Mike Levenseller.

"Levenseller, he's a good guy and very personable. He's a guy you can relate to," said Turner. "I didn't really get to talk to coach Doba all that much but he seemed like a good guy, and then all the other coaches I met, the offensive line coach (George Yarno) and the defensive backs coach they just got (David Walkosky), they're all really good guys."

PENCILED IN as Kentridge's starting quarterback this season, everyone sees him as a wide receiver at the next level.

"They're all recruiting me at wide receiver which is a little weird in that I thought I'd be recruited as a defensive back," said Turner.

AFTER THE WASHINGTON STATE camp, Turner spent two days in Seattle at the UW. All five days, he said, were strictly about business.

"I was at the UW camp for two days and I was at Washington State's for three. Washington, they told me I did really really good and they were going to be in touch with me very, very soon...It's all business. Hopefully I moved up on (the WSU and UW) recruiting lists," said Turner.

Oregon and UNLV are also among his suitors, and he'll be in Eugene in less than two weeks.

"I've set up an unofficial with Oregon, I think I'm heading out on July 14...And then UNLV has also been contacting me a lot," said Turner.

THE REST OF THIS summer, Turner said, is something he hopes will go by quickly. While many high school seniors-to-be will be focused on hitting the beach and the freedom from homework, Turner said what he's most looking forward to is the day he gets to, twice, strap on the football pads.

"I'm ready for the season. I'm ready for 2-a-days," he said.

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