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National Signing day is on Wednesday and the Cougars have landed two more commits

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With signing day now just 24 hours away, the Cougars are still on the hunt to add to their 2018 recruiting class. Over the past few days the coaching staff landed a pair of Riverside City College players in defensive lineman Misi Aiolupotea-Pei and receiver Drew Kobayashi.

First up was Pei who announced on Sunday via twitter that he would be going to Pullman. After spending the past two years playing for RCC, Pei earned 2017 Southern California Football Association 2nd-team honors with 41 tackles and 5.5 sacks last year. Originally from Gold Coast, Australia the 6’3” 250-pound lineman has only been playing the game of football for two years and grew up playing rugby.

On Monday it was Kobayashi’s turn. After deciding to transfer from California in the summer of 2017 after not finding playing time, he found himself at RCC. While he doesn’t have the stats in college to make much of anything, his high school stats definitely stand out.

In his final two seasons at St. Louis High School in Honolulu, Hawaii the 6’3”, 200-pound receiver earned second-team all-state honors both years. Accumulating 1,359 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns in those two years while missing a total of three games due to injury. The three-star receiver was listed as the top rated receiver in Hawaii by Scout and was a top-5 player overall in Hawaii by 247Sports and ESPN.

For a look at Pei’s Hudl film, click here. For a look at Kobayashi’s high school Hudl, click here.

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