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WSU football recruiting: DE Christian Mejia officially signs his letter of intent

The defensive lineman is the lone recruit from Hawaii to sign with Washington State this year.

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Washington State went heavy on defensive ends in this recruiting class and may have found a gem in Kailua, Hawaii, defensive end Christian Mejia. One of the final commits in this class, committing in January, Mejia signed the dotted line today and is now a Coug.

Mejia is a three-star recruit from Kailua High School and the lone commit for Washington State from the Aloha State. At 6-foot-4 and 220 pounds, Mejia has the frame to compete for reps at the Pac-12 level.

The DE prospect committed on an official visit to Pullman on January 13th. Let’s all bask how remarkable it is for someone from paradise to commit to a school in the middle of a six-week blizzard. Mejia also received offers from Vanderbilt and homestate Hawaii.

Mejia is a composite three-star prospect according to 247Sports. They have Mejia ranked as the 94th Strong-Side DE in the Nation and ranks him as the 4th highest DE in Hawaii.

Scouting Report:

Lanky, undersized defensive end prospect. Quick off the line, sheds blockers well and redirects with burst. Will need to put on a fair amount of size to break into rotation. Likely redshirt candidate. Good upper body strength, tackles well and with force. Better as a stand-up edge player than an interior lineman with his hand in the dirt.

- Jesse Cassino


Rivals — ★★

Scout — ★★★

247 Sports — ★★★


Measurables (Rivals)

Position — DE

Hometown — Kailua, HI

Height — 6-foot-4

Weight — 225 pounds