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Cougars land commitment from Colorado linebacker Tai Faavae

He is the Cougs seventh commit for the 2023 class


Washington State head coach Jake Dickert and the Cougs got their seventh commitment for the 2023 class last week when linebacker Tai Faavae announced on Twitter his intentions to play for the crimson and gray. Faavae chose the Cougs over offers from eight other schools including, Central Michigan, Colorado State, Hawaii, and Fresno State.

Out of Fountain, Colorado, Faavae played at 4A Fountain-Fort Carson High School where he helped lead them to a quarterfinal appearance last year as a Junior. Outside of playing linebacker and tallying 126 total tackles, on offense he added 327 yards and two touchdowns on the ground with an additional 93 receiving yards and a touchdown last season.

Faavae is the seventh commitment for the 2023 class and third this month. He joins receiver Brandon Hills as the two commitments from the state of Colorado. Hills, out of Vista Ridge in Colorado Springs, announced his commitment two weeks ago on the 14th. Standing at 6’0-210-lb, Faavae is the first defensive player to commit to the Cougs this year as there have been three receivers and three offensive tackles so far.



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