For the second time in two weeks, three future Washington State Cougar football players have been named all-classifications All-State. On Tuesday, the Seattle Times tabbed WSU verbal commits Matt Meyer of Lynden, Cody O'Connell of Wenatchee and Peyton Pelluer of Sammammish to its elite team. Two weeks ago all three also were selected for the Tacoma News Tribune's all-class All-State team.
O'Connell is a 6-8, 345 offensive lineman who was named the Big Nine Lineman of the Year even though he missed much of the season with a knee injury. The 6-6, 285-pound Meyer, who was picked All-State at defensive end by the TNT, was slotted in at OL by the Times. He was a two-way all-league choice for the Class 2A champion Lynden Lions. Pelluer, a linebacker, helped leader Skyline High to the 4A title for the second straight year. He turned in a whopping 377 tackles in his prep varsity career.