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Northwest linemen a summer target for Washingon State recruitment

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Two linemen will take visits this weekend, with another deciding soon.

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While we're still in the lull between spring football and fall camp, the coaching staff is busy with recruiting. Thursday brought news of two local lineman who will be taking unofficial visits to WSU, and an update on a third.

Jaxson Kirkland, an offensive lineman out of Portland, caught up with Scout's Brandon Huffman to provide an update on how his recruitment is going. Kirkland has established WSU, Oregon St, UCLA and Cal as his top schools that he will be choosing between when he makes his decision August 14th. The three star prospect has offers from 7 power five programs and is listed at 6' 7 305 lbs by Scout.

Kirkland appears to be a player that WSU thinks highly of, as he told Huffman "Of all the schools, Washington State is recruiting me the hardest. All of their coaches talk to me." He also noted in the article that he hopes to make an additional visit to Pullman later this summer. One team to watch out for is UW, which is yet to offer Kirkland, but is the alma mater of his father. The Oregonian's decision is definitely one to look out for in the middle of August.

Additionally, Cougfan reported that Matthew Cindric, out of Sammamish, and Renton's Joe Tyron will both be taking visits to Wazzu this weekend. Cindric, in the 2018 class, and Tyron in 2017, are both three stars with short offer sheets so far.

Cindric is 6'4 250 lbs and only has the WSU offer at the moment but he'll have another year to impress along both sides of the line at Skyline High School. UW and Oregon have also been showing interest. Tyron, who is listed as a 6'5 230 lb defensive end has an offer from WSU and Eastern. The three star prospect plays for Hazen High School and has received interest from UW and Boise St. Below you will find Hudl highlights for all three players.

Kirkland:

Cindric:

Tyron:

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