Charting the future Cougs

THEY COME FROM different states and different programs, with divergent offenses, defenses, styles and schemes. But one thing Washington State's '10 class has in common is playing games at a winning clip. Collectively, adding up the team records of the 15 known verbal commitments in the '10 class, their senior season winning percentage stands at 66 percent. Here's how they're doing individually..

Collectively, the future Cougs' win-loss record stands at 59-31-1 headed into the regular season stretch drive. Trying to track down their individual and complete stats, particularly on defense, poses a more difficult challenge. At press time, here's the skinny on the future Cougs.

Connor Halliday: The Ferris quarterback has thrown for 2,105 yards on 145-of-214 passing, with 20 TD's against four interceptions. Halliday has now climbed into the top 10 in GSL history for single-season air yards. He has two more regular season games left on the schedule, plus potential postseason games.

Aaron Dunn -- In Mead's run-oriented attack, Dunn is primarily a blocker but the tight end has 13 catches for 150 yards with a touchdown. Defensively, he has racked up 39 tackles, 10 for loss, 5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and an interception.

Deone Bucannon is leading his team in tackles with 53 sticks (21 solo) in five games played. In addition to averaging 10.6 tackles per game, he has two interceptions, four pass break-ups, two forced fumbles, along with 1.5 sacks. Offensively, he has 13 receptions for 203 yards (15.62 avg.) with one touchdown.

Marquess Wilson: After six games, Wilson has 28 receptions for 604 yards (21.57 ypc, 100.6 ypg) with 12 TD's.

Tracy Clark, who was said by a local newspaper to have some of the best coverage skills in the East Bay, has 22 tackles, 6 pass break-ups and a fumble recovery. He also this past week added an offensive touchdown and an 80 yard kickoff return to his stat line.

Bobby Ratliff has 31 receptions for 495 yards (99 avg.) with three TD's. He also has two carries, each of them going for touchdowns, and 68 ground hashes.

Tyrone Duckett has 38 tackles in six games with four sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception. Offensively, he's rushed for 333 yards on 42 carries (7.93 avg.) and has thrown for 343 yards and six touchdowns on 18-48 passing.

Asante Cleveland has 12 catches for 124 yards with three touchdowns. Playing part time on defense, he has three tackles and one sack.

Blair Bomber has 26 receptions for 461 yards (17.7 avg.) and a conference leading eight touchdown receptions. He's carried the ball seven times for 70 yards and two more scores.

Brandon Golden has four interceptions and six pass break-ups with nine tackles in six games. He has 31 carries for 210 yards (6.77 avg.) with two touchdowns and has returned six kickoffs for 57 hashes.

John Fullington is coming to Washington State to play on the offensive line but defensively his senior year, he's racked up 45 tackles (33 solo) on the interior of North Mason's d-line including one sack. He returned a fumble for 30 yards, blocked a punt and also captured every lineman's dream -- by scoring a touchdown.

Damante Horton, stats unavailable at press time.
Matt Simmons, stats unavailable at press time.
Jake Rodgers, stats unavailable at press time.

Robert Jiles: *Complete stats are unavailable. Jiles, who caught six touchdown passes as a junior, had 20 catches for 215 yards and three TDs through four games this season. His Week 5 performance is unknown but this past Friday, he blew up for 110 yards receiving and two TD's.

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