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Football recruiting: Arik Armstead chooses Oregon

Arik Armstead, who is rated as one of the top prep offensive and defensive linemen in the country, announced today that he will play at Oregon.

That’s a blow to Washington, which hoped to get an oral commitment from the Elk Grove, Calif., prospect. California was also one of Armstead’s final choices.

Washington can still pick up a difference-making offensive tackle. Lakes High’s Zach Banner will choose between Washington, USC and Oklahoma at 2:30 p.m. Monday.


Another football recruiting commit for the Huskies

The infamous “Woof” tweet went out from the @CoachSark twitter feed last night and like the Bat Signal, both Dawgman.com and RealDawg.com sprung into action. To find out who committed to the Huskies.

And no, I really don’t care, who had it first.

Both sites reported that it was running back Psalm Wooching of Kealakehe High in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, who committed.

Who wouldn’t like to be in Kona right now?

From the Dawgman story (subscription required)

Dawgman.com spoke Saturday morning with Psalm’s father Paulo, who was nice enough to provide some insight into the recruiting process of his son,

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KeiVarae Russell chooses Notre Dame over Washington

The “fence” around the state of Washington that head coach Steve Sarkisian boasted of building to keep in-state recruits in seems to have a few holes in it.

For the third time this season, the Huskies have lost out on a high-profile in-state recruit as Mariner running back KeiVarae Russell announced today that he will attend Notre Dame next fall. Russell had narrowed his choices down to the Irish and the Huskies.

That means, Washington has now lost out on Tacoma Baptist offensive tackle Walker Williams, who committed to Wisconsin, and Puyallup offensive

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Report: MI QB Lindquist gives oral commitment to UW

Jeff Lindquist, a 6-foot-3 and 225-pound junior quarterback at Mercer Island High School, has given an oral commitment to the University of Washington, according to multiple reports.

As a junior, Lindquist threw for 1,994 yards, 15 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He also ran for 1,017 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Lindquist told Scout.com that he was relieved to make the decision.

“It kind of feels like I let a big breath out,” he said. “I get to go back to being a high school kid for a while.”

Lindquist also had scholarship offers from Stanford and Washington State. He has

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