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Morning links: Signing day come and gone

Yesterday was the first day football recruits in the class of 2015 could sign letters of intent.

Washington State signed 23 players in the class and while there could be a couple late additions, there is already plenty to digest.

The basketball team plays tonight at Oregon State at 7 p.m. and I'm just now making the overland trek so let's get to those links.

-- WSU signed a very good class but it could have been great if not for some late defections.

-- We've compiled profiles of each signee including rankings, video and Mike Leach's assessments.

-- Here is our look at WSU's recruiting budget relative to its peers.

-- We've got a story on one recruit who should contribute immediately.

-- Here is the official release from the school.

-- Leach confirmed yesterday that assistant coach Dennis Simmons is headed to Oklahoma.

-- We also have a story on basketball coach Ernie Kent's return to Oregon, where he played and coached.

-- SportsPressNW takes a look at the Washington schools' respective signing day hauls.

-- The Pac-12 Blog grades the recruiting classes.

-- The Huskies lost to the Ducks in a game that was close throughout.

-- UCLA and USC had the best classes of any Pac-12 schools and the rivalry got a little juicier when Snoop Dogg's son spurned the Trojans for their rival.

Jacob Thorpe
Jacob Thorpe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the Sports Desk covering Washington State University athletics.

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