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Welcome WSU’s new commit Christian Hilborn

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Get pumped!

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DEC 27 Cheez-It Bowl - Air Force v Washington State Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Good morning Coug fans! Hope everyone is staying sane. I thought today I might give you a quick look into the new commit, Christian Hilborn, from Highland High School in Utah. Very fun school name, might I say. Try ‘Highland High School’ five times fast!

Standing at 6’5” and a recent Twitter user, he’s played both Defensive End and Offensive Tackle, however he’ll be suiting up on the O-line in 2021. Overall pretty exciting! His highlight reel is worth a peek- check it out here! This is the second 2021 commit for the Cougs, spearheaded by our new favorite guy, Mr. Nick Rolovich himself.

It does feel nice to see the ways Rolo is adapting to recruiting during quarantine. With the installation of the ‘bat signal’ and his adaptation to abiding by social distancing/travel restrictions. Four particular images come to mind, for example, with his virtual tour. There’s just so much going on there, and I love all of it.

https://twitter.com/WSUCougarFB/status/1252780469751447552?s=20 for the photos that I’m sure you’ve already seen, but in case you haven’t- OR, you just want a little burst of happiness again.

This isn’t exactly athletics related, but I am thinking of the senior students who would be honoring and celebrating their academic achievements soon. I hope the champagne and Coors lite are flowing safely at home! Congrats, graduates.

I will say, in the time I’ve spent writing this, three runners have jogged by my house. It must be a beautiful day out there- so go sit in your backyard and enjoy it. I hope everyone is staying safe. Also, happy Mother’s Day weekend! Don’t forget!

Links:

OSU graduate Rod Commons returns to roots in photography | Community | gazettetimes.com
Rod Commons found himself recognized alongside some of the most accomplished athletes that he’s had a front-row seat to watch compete during his more than four decades at Washington State.

A Grip on Sports: Gonzaga will welcome its most highly thought of recruiting class this fall but that begs a few questions | The Spokesman-Review
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s sort of a chicken/egg question. Are Gonzaga’s basketball recruiting classes ranked higher because the Zags are attracting better players or because the Zags have been so successful developing players, their incoming players are ranked higher?

Patmon looking to reach ceiling with Colts | Sports | commercial-news.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Before the new coronavirus shut down predraft preparations across the country, Dezmon Patmon was part of a group of receivers working out in San Diego alongside his future

Cal wins fourth-straight Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge, presented by Eco-Products, for 2019-20 basketball season | Pac-12
Utah, USC and Washington State also selected as subcategory winners

No Oregon sporting events with large crowds through at least September, Gov. Kate Brown says - oregonlive.com
Brown said large gatherings of people for events such as sporting events, concerts and festivals cannot go on in Oregon until effective prevention and treatment for the coronavirus, such as a vaccine, is available.