ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here

SportsLink

Touted QB commits to Cougars

COUGARS

Several outlets are reporting this afternoon that Brophy Prep (Phoenix) quarterback Tyler Bruggman has given a verbal commitment to play his college ball at Washington State. Read on for more.


Bruggman, rated as a 4-star prospect by both Scout.com and Rivals.com, told the Arizona Republic and Scout.com via text message that he's chosen WSU over Arizona State and has informed coaches from both schools. He'd been weighing both options for some time, with those following hiw recruitment calling this one a true toss-up right up until the end.

Of course, this may not be the end. Signing day is some seven-plus months away. Kids change their minds, especially when their hometown school is involved. But for now, Bruggman becomes the biggest commitment Leach and his staff have picked up since their arrival. He's rated as the No. 26 quarterback prospect in the country by Scout.com, and threw for 2,497 yards and 37 touchdowns, along with just two interceptions, as a junior last season.

He told the Arizona Republic: “It was really a tough decision. I just think today my gut was telling me Washington State.”

Bruggman becomes WSU's third known commitment, joining Wenatchee offensive tackle Cody O'Connell and Arlington, Texas safety Trevor Walker.

Here's some video:

Christian Caple can be reached at christianc@spokesman.com. Twitter: @ChristianCaple


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to SportsLink

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.

Filter










Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on SportsLink.

Contributors

Jim Allen Sports reporter Jim Allen's primary coverage areas are Eastern Washington University football and men's basketball, and college and high school soccer. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Jacob Thorpe Sports reporter Jacob Thorpe covers Washington State University athletics. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jacob

Jim Meehan Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Chris Derrick Chris Derrick is a sports reporter. His primary coverage areas are the Spokane Chiefs, Spokane Indians, women's basketball and high school softball and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Chris

Josh Wright Josh Wright is a freelance correspondent who covers the University of Idaho football team and men's basketball team.

Recent work by Josh

Vince Grippi is the online producer for SportsLink, a product of The Spokesman-Review.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here