While the Washington State Cougar football team prepares themselves for the Holiday Bowl and their opponent Minnesota, the future of Washington State continues to come in the form of commitments. On Monday, the 2017 class added their second commit in as many days.
Aisa Kelemete was originally committed to Boise State but announced on Twitter Monday that he was flipping his commitment saying that Washington State is where he is supposed to be. Kelemete, out of Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho is ranked as a 3-star defensive end and is the 64th strong side defensive end in the Nation according to 247 Sports. The 6'4", 225lb has known offers from Weber State, Idaho State, Idaho, and Boise State.
It's a great day to be a WSU Cougar pic.twitter.com/emed7liA7Z— Aisa Kelemete (@AisaKelemete8) December 13, 2016
A day earlier, Cole Dubots, a 6'1", 185-lb running back/linebacker, committed to Washington State on Twitter as well. Out of Murrieta, California and Vista Murrieta High School, Dubots is listed as a 3-star and is the 88th ranked running back in the 2017 class by 247 Sports. We will more than likely see Dubots on the other side of the ball at linebacker but with his speed and ability in the backfield, Mike Leach and the coaches could make some changes He holds known offers from Utah State, Oregon State, Idaho State, and Northern Arizona.
Proud to say I have verbally committed to play football at Washington State #gocougs ✊— Little Doobie (@coledubots) December 11, 2016
With the commits also comes the news of de-commitments. On Monday, wide receiver Derrion Grim announced that he was withdrawing his verbal commitment. Grim transferred from Nebraska to San Joaquin Delta Junior College in August and was planning on joining the Cougars receiving corps next season.
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