Washington State filled out its 2015 football recruiting class on Monday with the addition of 3-star safety Hunter Dale. Dale opted to push back his commitment after a change late in the recruiting process. After announcing he signed with WSU, Dale talked to The Times-Picayune and shed some light on why he chose the Cougars.
You can watch the interview above, but here are a couple of transcribed quotes from Dale.
On his recruiting process and delayed decision:
"Everybody pretty much knew I was going to Florida but then the coaching change at Florida -- it didn't mess everything up -- it kind of just re-opened everything up and I wanted to give people who wanted to recruit me the chance to recruit me."
On how he landed at WSU:
"The coach at Missouri, the (safeties coach) at Missouri left and went to Washington State and I had a good relationship with him so that's why I picked up going there."
On playing baseball at WSU:
"When I got on the phone with coach Grinch, the DC, he actually brought up playing baseball there, I didn't bring it up. When he brought that up, that kind of opened me up and since he knows about it I'll be able to do it."
Dale also said his final decision came down to Tulane, WSU, Nebraska and Louisville.
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