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WSU Signing Day HQ

Well, it's here. National Signing Day. The media is excited, fans are excited and coaches are excited. See?
 


Nobody, of course, is more excited for today than the high school seniors who have been awaiting its arrival since they first picked up a football or knocked somebody over with a forearm shiver.

Today, those players will finally send in their faxes and secure football scholarships at Washington State. We will update this blog post with information on those players as soon as they send in their letters of intent.

We'll start off with short profiles of the four early signees who are already on campus. Make sure to check back throughout the day to see what other players have joined the Cougars.

Isaiah Johnson
Position: Wide receiver
HT: 6-foot-3 WT: 211
Ratings: Rivals (3-star, No. 91 WR) Scout (3-star, No. 114 WR) ESPN (4-star, No. 76 WR)
Also considered: Auburn, Florida, Miami, Mississippi State
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Justus Rogers
Position: QB/Athlete
Early Enrollee
HT: 6-foot-2 HT: 220
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 40 dual-threat QB) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 75 Athlete)
Video: 


 

Garrett McBroom
Defensive end
Early Enrollee
Junior college transfer
HT: 6-foot-3 WT: 268
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 17 Juco DE) Rivals (2-star) Scout (2-star)
Also considered: Purdue, Tulsa, UAB
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Jalen Thompson
Cornerback
Early Enrollee
HT: 6-foot WT: 170
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 56 CB) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 55 CB)
Also considered: Army, Navy, SDSU, Utah, Washington
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Lyric Bartley
Defensive end
HT: 6-foot-3 WT: 245
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 94 DE) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 153 DE)
Also considered: Nevada, Utah, Vanderbilt
Video:



Renard Bell
Running back
HT: 5-foot-10 WT: 165
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 158 RB) Rivals (3-star) (3-star, No. 112 WR)
Also considered: Boise State, Fresno State, San Diego State
Video:



Skyler Thomas
Defensive back
HT: 5-foot-11 WT: 175
Ratings: ESPN (2-star, No. 130 CB) Rivals (2-star) Scout (3-star, No. 117 S)
Also considered: Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada
Video:



Liam Ryan
Offensive line
HT: 6-foot-6 WT: 275
Ratings: (3-star, No. 120 OT) Rivals (2-star) (2-star)
Also considered: Air Force, Eastern Washington, Fresno State, Nevada
Video:

Danny Bender
Defensive end
HT: 6-foot-4 WT: 230
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 130 DE) Rivals (2-star) Scout (2-star)
Also considered: Nevada, San Diego State
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Grant Porter
Wide receiver
HT: 6-foot-2 WT: 185
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 112 WR) Scout (3-star) Rivals (3-star, No. 84 WR)
Also considered: Boise State, Kansas, Utah
Video:



Dezmon Patmon
Wide receiver
HT: 6-foot-4 WT: 202
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 170 WR) Scout (3-star, No. 79 WR)
Also considered: Boise State, California, Colorado, San Diego State
Video:



Romello Harris
Running back
HT: 5-foot-10 WT: 175
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 63 RB) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 57 RB)
Also considered: Colorado State, Duke, Fresno State, Harvard, Nevada
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Jahad Woods
Linebacker
HT: 5-foot-11 WT: 215
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 88 OLB) Scout (3-star, No. 61 ILB)
Also considered: San Jose State
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Suli Tamaivena
Linebacker
Junior college transfer
HT: 6-foot-2 WT: 234
Ratings: Rivals (3-star), Scout (3-star)
Also considered: San Jose State, UTEP
Video:



Chima Onyeukwu
Linebacker
Junior college transfer
HT: 6-foot-3 WT: 215
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 4 Juco OLB) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star)
Also considered: Fresno State, San Diego State, Utah State
Video: 



Keenen King
Offensive line
HT: 6-foot-4 WT: 301
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 95 OT) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 67 OT)
Also considered: Arizona State, Colorado, Oregon State
Video:



D'Jimon Jones
Defensive back
HT: 6-foot-1 WT: 175
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 35 dual-threat QB) Rivals (3-star) Scout (2-star)
Also considered: Montana
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Mason Vinyard
Rush linebacker
HT: 6-foot-5 WT: 215
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 26 TE-H) Rivals (3-star, No. 31 TE) Scout (3-star, No. 48 TE)
Also considered: San Diego State, San Jose State
Video:



Marcus Strong
Defensive back
HT: 5-foot-11 WT: 170
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 120 Athlete) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 123 S)
Also considered: Oregon State, Washington
Video:



Joshua Watson
Offensive line
HT: 6-foot-5 WT: 265
Ratings: ESPN (2-star, No. 133 OT) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 102 OG)
Also considered: Boise State, Fresno State, Nevada
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Robert Taylor
Defensive back
Junior college transfer
HT: 5-foot-11 WT: 180
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 10 JC safety) Rivals (3-star) Scout (2-star)
Also considered: Purdue, West Virginia
Video:

Derek Moore
Rush end
HT: 6-foot-2 WT: 211
Ratings: ESPN (2-star, No. 122 OLB) Rivals (2-star) Scout (3-star, No. 81 OLB)
Also considered: Nevada, UNLV
Video:



Christian Haangana
Offensive line
HT: 6-foot-5 WT: 365
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 113 OT) Rivals (2-star) Scout (3-star, No. 99 OG)
Also considered: Oregon State, San Jose State, Utah
Video:



Nilsson Gaisoa
Offensive line
HT: 6-foot-5 WT: 295
Video:   

Frederick Mauigoa
Offensive line
HT: 6-foot-4 WT: 295
Ratings: ESPN (3-star, No. 75 OG) Rivals (3-star) Scout (3-star, No. 65 OG)
Also considered: Hawaii, Oregon State
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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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