Washington State is starting to become a desired landing zone for highly touted receivers from the state of Florida.
Washington State has become a desired landing zone for highly touted receivers from the state of Florida.
On Monday afternoon, Miami Central High (Miami, Fla.) wide receiver Anthony White Jr. committed to WSU over offers from Cincinnati, Illinois, LSU, Kentucky and North Carolina. The Cougars managed to win White Jr. over even though they entered the game a little late, only extending him an offer on July 25.
White Jr., (6-foot-1, 160 pounds) who is rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com., announced his commitment to WSU via Twitter. He follows in the footsteps of Isaiah Johnson, Tavares Martin and Keith Harrington as Florida-based receivers who’ve opted to play their college football across the country because they were lured in by the idea of playing for Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense.
Rivals rates White Jr as the 55th-best receiver nationally in the 2017 recruiting class.
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White is the third Florida recruit to commit to WSU in this recruiting cycle, and the third receiver in the Cougars’ 2017 recruiting class. WSU also has commitments from receivers Isaiah Hodgins (Walnut Creek, Calif.) and Tyquez Hampton (El Paso, Texas).