So far, things are going well for the Washington Huskies to start November.
The Huskies (8-1, 5-1 Pac-12) are in the thick of trying to grab a spot in the College Football Playoff. That’s how things are presently going for UW.
What about the future? How are UW’s recruits for the 2018 class doing? Let’s find out.
▪ M.J. Ale, Fife, OL, 6-7/330: Ale was busy clearing holes to help his team to a 62-26 win over Sequim and claim a place in the state playoffs. The Trojans rushed 50 times for 434 yards and seven touchdowns. It’s the eighth game the team has ran for more than 300 yards.
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▪ Draco Bynum, Wilsonville (Ore.), DE, 6-5/250: He was one of a few recruits who were on campus last weekend for UW’s 38-3 win over Oregon. Bynum and Wilsonville are the No. 2 seed in Class 5A. They advanced to the second round with a 41-21 win over Bend. He had five tackles in the victory.
▪ Devin Culp, Gonzaga Prep, WR/TE, 6-5/220: He rushed for a touchdown in Gonzaga Prep’s 28-7 win over Chiawana. Culp and his teammates are heading to the Class 4A playoffs where they’ll play Moses Lake in the first round.
▪ Victor Curne, Houston (Tex.) Second Baptist, OL, 6-5/302: Curne and Second Baptist are riding a five-game winning streak. The Eagles ran for 260 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Westbury Christian.
▪ Dominique Hampton, Peoria (Ariz.) Centennial, ATH, 6-2/185: Hampton and Co. claimed a 28-2 win over Sunnyslope in the opening round in the Conference 5A playoffs.
▪ Trey Lowe, Portland (Ore.) Jesuit, WR, 5-9/178: Lowe may have had the best weekend of any UW prospect. He rushed for five touchdowns and helped Jesuit cruise to a 65-7 win over North Medford. Lowe was also one of four Huskies prospects who watched the team’s massive win against the Ducks.
▪ Matteo Mele, Tucson (Ariz.) Salpointe, OL, 6-6/277: Mele and Salpointe took a 42-0 win over Pueblo in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs. The Lancers ran 23 times for 230 yards and four touchdowns.
▪ Austin Osborne, Mission Viejo (Calif.), WR, 6-2/175: The four-star prospect hauled in two passes for 41 yards and a touchdown in a 49-21 win over San Clemente. He’s at 36 receptions for 673 yards and nine touchdowns.
▪ Jackson Sirmon, Brentwood (Tenn.) Academy, LB, 6-2/220: Sirmon and Brentwood are aiming for a third consecutive state title. They’re sixth in USA Today’s national high school rankings and resume Friday against Memphis University School.
▪ Jacob Sirmon, Bothell, QB, 6-3/203: Both he and Bothell opened the playoffs in style. Sirmon threw for four touchdown passes and the Cougars cruised to a 56-6 win. Their next game comes against Skyline.
▪ Marquis Spiker, Murrieta Valley (Calif.),WR, 6-3/175: His numbers continue to rise. Spiker finished with six receptions for 112 yards and a touchdown in a 45-28 win over Murrieta Mesa. He’s now at 65 catches for 1,038 yards and 21 touchdowns on the year.
▪ Colson Yankoff, Coeur d’Alene (Idaho), QB, 6-4/195: Yankoff was 23 for 31 for 291 yards and four touchdowns in a 66-22 win over Madison. He’s thrown for 1,912 yards, 19 touchdowns and six interceptions.
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