Prep prospect w/ notable genes in Coug orbit?

PULLMAN -- Former Major League baseball player Lenny Randle and his wife took in the start of Washington State's afternoon practice on Wednesday. Randle said his son, 5-10, 190-pound prep senior Bradley Randle, is considering WSU for football.

The elder Randle is best known for punching his Texas Rangers manager, getting down on his hands and knees to blow a ball foul while playing third base for the Seattle Mariners, and simply giving his Cadillac away to a clubhouse boy with the Spokane Indians.

Lenny was a first-round draft pick out of Arizona State in 1970 and played 12 seasons in the Majors, the final two with the Mariners. He was known for his versatility, having played seven different positions in his career.

Bradley Randle, a running back and cornerback, has apparently inherited some of his father's athletic genes -- and spunk. On his Web page, Bradley not-so-modestly compares himself to Reggie Bush of the New Orleans Saints and Dave Roberts of the San Francisco Giants.

In addition to football, Bradley plays baseball and runs track.

Last year, Bradley ran for 976 yards (8.6 average) and 11 touchdowns and caught 14 passes for 286 yards (20.4)average) and four TD's as a junior at Vista Murrieta High in Murrieta, Calif. On his Web page, Bradley's 40-yard dash time is listed as a blurry-fast 4.3 seconds. His vertical jump is listed as 35 inches.

The Randles have a vacation home about 2 hours north of Pullman in Twin Lakes, Idaho.

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