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Former Nebraska receiver Derrion Grim will head to WSU

Derrion Grim signed with Nebraska out of high school last year and enrolled in January. He quickly left Lincoln, however, and now the San Joaquin Delta College wide receiver says he is headed to Washington State.

Braulio Perez of first reported the news of Grim's commitment to WSU on Monday night.

LaTef Grim, Derrion's father, talked to the Lincoln Journal Star about his decision to leave the team so quickly.

 "He was uncomfortable there," LaTef Grim, his father told the paper. "This isn't the first incident. He wanted to leave in the spring. Coaches talked to him ... and it got to a point now where he was calling me through camp. And I was like, 'This is camp.' I thought it was camp life.

"But at the end of the day, if you kind of know Derrion, you know he's a little different, if a dude's not comfortable a dude's not comfortable. It got to a point where I said, 'OK, enough is enough.'"

Grim was committed to Boise State for a time before signing with Nebraska. His commitment comes shortly after last weeks' commitment by California defensive back Damion Lee, who chose the Cougars over BYU.

The recent commitments have been welcome news for the Cougars, who were beset by a rash of decommitments in September. There are now 13 players known to have accepted WSU scholarship offers.

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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