UW Recruiting Update: The Opening

BEAVERTON, Ore. - There was a ton of information coming out of The Opening - summer's premier 7-on-7 tournament held last week at Nike World HQ - but what's the latest from those prospects that have been high on the Washington Huskies? The Huskies received some great news Thursday with the verbal commitment of Camilo Eifler, and others talked positively of UW as we get closer to football season.



LB Camilo Eifler - Eifler made his college decision known at The Opening, committing to the Huskies over offers from Oregon and others. He also did very well in the Nike Ratings Championship, with a 120 SPARQ rating.

WR Trevon Sidney - The SoCal receiver, who had an offer from the Huskies, committed to USC on the last day of The Opening.

Trevon Sidney Is A Trojan



QB Jacob Eason - The Lake Stevens, Wash. product, who has a Washington offer, still remains firmly committed to Georgia.

ScoutTV: Jacob Eason at Elite 11

TE Devin Asiasi - Asiasi, arguably the top TE on the west coast, narrowed his recruiting to 7-8 schools, with Washington, Alabama, UCLA, Michigan, Miami, and Oregon topping his latest list.

The Opening: Devin Asiasi

DB Byron Murphy - The Arizona-based defensive back is high on Washington, Texas A&M, Arizona State and USC as he moves forward.

The Opening: Byron Murphy Update

DL Boss Tagaloa - The big man from De La Salle in the Bay Area knows three official visits he plans on taking - Alabama, UCLA, and Washington.

The Opening: Boss Tagalog



RB Sean McGrew - McGrew, the hyper-quick all-purpose back from St. John Bosco, was already committed to UW before he went to The Opening, but was recruiting hard on behalf of the Huskies during his stay in Oregon. He also excelled in the Nike Ratings Championship, making the finals with a 132 SPARQ rating.

WR/TE Chase Claypool - Claypool, the BC-based big offensive athlete, committed to Notre Dame Friday, over offers from Washington, Oregon, Michigan, Rutgers, and others.

Claypool recaps ‘surreal’ ride

WR Javon McKinley - McKinley, who had an early Washington offer, has the Huskies now on the outside looking in. Ohio State, Oregon, Notre Dame and Tennessee should get official visits, based on his latest update. Miami and UCLA are also back in the mix.

The Opening: Javon McKinley Update

WR Tyler Vaughns - Another SoCal receiver the Huskies targeted early, it appears as if Vaughns has moved on. He's only visited USC and UCLA on the west coast and is planning on a late August commitment.

The Opening: Tyler Vaughns

DB David Long - Long has been a UW target for a while now, and Washington, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Michigan, Notre Dame are on the Loyola DB's short list.

DB Obi Eboh - Sean McGrew mentioned the Texas defensive back as a guy Washington is chasing hard, and Eboh mentioned UW as a school he’s interested in. He is also mentioned Stanford, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Duke, Arizona State, and California, and wants to commit before the season, if possible.

The Opening: Obi Eboh

ATH Tyjon Lindsey - Lindsey, one of the top 2017 west coast athletes out there, is close to naming a top-5 - with USC, Oregon, UW and Alabama on the list.

The Opening: Tyjon Lindsey Update

Michael Eletise - Eletise is one of the top interior offensive linemen out west, and he announced his top-5 at The Opening: Arizona, Arizona State, Nebraska, Ole Miss, and Washington. Huskies looking good for this Hawaii-based big man, who is expected to visit Montlake this week.

The Opening: Michael Eletise


- Won The Opening.

QB Dillon Sterling-Cole - Washington is playing catch-up recruiting a quarterback for 2016, and Sterling-Cole is the top uncommitted prospect still on the board. He mentioned Texas A&M, Arizona State, and Florida during his interviews last week - no mention of Washington.

Elite 11 Interview: Dillon Sterling-Cole


- Made the Finals of The Opening.

WR Devin Duvernay - Another Texas target offered early by Washington, Duvernay still isn’t listing favorites but has already visited Auburn and Alabama. He wants to release a top-8 before the season starts. LSU, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, and Texas are places he’s trying to visit before he makes his final decision, so it's not looking very good for UW at this point.

The Opening: Devin Duvernay

LB Lamar Winston - The Portland-area linebacker committed to Oregon Thursday over offers from Washington, Stanford, and many others. Winston had been a coveted defender for a long time, but didn't surprise many by staying close to home.

Winston stays in-state


DL Rashard Lawrence - Lawrence, who has relatives in Oregon and Washington, claims no favorites and plans on making his decision after his season is over. Lawrence has already been to Ohio State and Alabama, and then planned on visiting Oregon and Washington after The Opening.

The Opening: Rashard Lawrence

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