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WSU visit dazzles 4-star verbal Toki, mom

THERE'S AN old college football adage that says when it comes to trying to predict recruiting, no one's opinion counts more than mom's. If that turns out to be the case for WSU verbal and 4-star defensive lineman Thomas Toki, the Cougars are in great shape.

Thomas Toki and his mom spent four days in and around Pullman last week, including the spring game in Spokane. Toki, out of Mountain View, Calif., said his time spent on the Washington State campus, with the players and with the Cougar coaches, had a decided effect on both he and his mother. "She wants me to go there," said Toki, a 6-1, 292-pounder out of St. Francis High. "She wants to go...