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Cougars Get Commit From 4-Star QB From Arizona

Coach Mike Leach received Letters of Intent from several 3-star recruits on Wednesday morning (Photo: FIL/SWX) Coach Mike Leach received Letters of Intent from several 3-star recruits on Wednesday morning (Photo: FIL/SWX)

It was a tough decision for Arizona prep star Tyler Bruggman. In the end, after a considerable amount of last-minute consternation, the 4-star quarterback recruit from Phoenix decided on Washington State.

But it wasn't easy.

Twitter lit up Wednesday morning on National Letter of Intent Day when Bruggman almost flipped his commitment from WSU to Arizona State. Reportedly, just as he was ready to fax his letter to Pullman, his mother stopped him to tell him that Josh Dobbs had changed his commitment from ASU to Tennessee, leaving a QB position open in Tempe.

In the end, Bruggman said he was "a man of his word", and faxed a Letter of Intent to Coach Mike Leach in WSU.

The Cougars picked several letters from 3-star recruits, including Peyton Pelluer, a middle linebacker from Skyline High School on the west side of the state. Daquawn Brown, from Los Angeles, also signed with the Cougars.

Brown was named first-team all-city, first team all-conference, and first-team all-region by the Los Angeles Times at cornerback. He also played special teams and could compete for immediate playing time in Pullman.

 

Name Ht Wt Pos Hometown
Matt Meyer 6-6 290 OL Lynden, Wash.
Cody O'Connell 6-8 350 OL Wenatchee, Wash.
Isaac Dotson 6-3 210 ATH Bellevue, Wash.
Cole Madison 6-6 270 TE Burien, Wash.
Peyton Pelluer 6-2 225 LB Sammamish, Wash.
Darius Lemora 6-0 185 S Port Arthur, Texas
Charleston White 6-1 170 WR Amarillo, Texas
Carlos Freeman 6-3 290 OL Oklahoma City, Okla.
Vince Mayle 6-3 220 WR Natomas, Calif.
River Cracraft 6-2 205 WR Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
Gerard Wicks 5-10 195 RB Long Beach, Calif.
Jamal Morrow 5-8 180 RB Menifee, Calif.
Gerald Sterling 6-4 275 DL Aliceville, Ala.
Riley Sorenson 6-5 320 OL Santa Margarita, Calif.
Daquawn Brown 6-0 175 CB Los Angeles, Calif.
Paulo Lepua
6-3
265
DL
Harbor City, Calif.
Tyler Bruggman****
6/2
202
QB
Phoenix, Ariz.
Daniel Etuale
6/4
290
DL
American Samoa

Daquawn Brown

6-0
175
CB
Los Angeles, CA
Lyman Faoliu 6-2 275 DE Vallejo, CA
Ivan McLennan 6-3 220 LB Lawndale, CA
Jacob Seydel 6-6 285 OL Riverside, CA
         

  

For more information on the WSU recruiting class, visit www.WSUCougars.com.

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