The Tacoma News Tribune’s 24th Annual Northwest Nuggets football recruiting package ran in today’s newspaper. The Nuggets are a look at the top — the elite of the elite — high school football players in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and British Columbia.
Here’s this year’s package:
Ryan Divish explores how Oregon’s appearance in the BCS national championship game will give the Ducks a powerful boost in recruiting.
Here’s my feature on highly-coveted junior offensive linemen Zach Banner of Lakes and Joshua Garnett of Puyallup.
Here’s Todd Milles’ recruiting notebook, which includes information on WSU-commit DE Logan Mayes, son of former Cougar running back Reuben Mayes.
Here are the 2011 Nuggets:
(Click here to read a profile on each athlete)
Pos. Player, Height, Weight, Hometown, College
WR Kasen Williams, 6-2, 200, Sammamish, Washington
DT Danny Shelton, 6-3, 285, Auburn, Washington
TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, 6-7, 253, Gig Harbor, Washington
DE Charlie Hopkins, 6-6, 270, Spokane, Stanford
DE Brennan Scarlett, 6-5, 255, Portland, Ore., Cal
LB Colt Lyerla, 6-5, 225, Hillsboro, Ore., Oregon
S/LB Tyson Coleman, 6-2, 210, Lake Oswego, Ore., Oregon
DE Logan Mayes, 6-2, 230, Eugene, Ore, Washington State
DL Connor Cree, 6-4, 240, Sammamish, Washington
ATH Rahmel Dockery, 5-10, 160, University Place, Considering Oregon State, Washington State
OL James Euscher, 6-7, 280, Aloha, Ore., Oregon
DL/TE Jarett Finau, 6-4, 240, Kirkland, Washington
OL Marcus Henry, 6-4, 250, Bellevue, Considering Boise State, Washington
WR Jamaal Jones, 6-2, 170, Spanaway, Washington
DB Taylor Loffler, 6-4, 200, Kelowna, B.C., Boise State
ATH Brock Lutes, 6-3, 220, Newberg, Ore., Washington State
RB Bishop Sankey, 5-9, 185, Spokane, Washington
DL Taniela Tupou, 6-2, 260, Mill Creek, Washington