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New Coug says one thing decided it

New Coug says one thing decided it

DEONTAY BURNETT verbally committed to Washington State sight unseen. It wasn’t due to a preexisting relationship with a WSU coach or player, nor a familiarity with the area. After doing his research, it really came down to just one thing.

“Washington State throws the ball a lot,” said Deontay Burnett. “That played a big factor in my recruiting.” Burnett, out of Serra High in Gardena, Calif., played in the shadow of two future Pac-12 receivers last year (Adoree Jackson (USC) and Jordan Lasley (UCLA).) In seven games last year as a junior, Burnett had 12 catches for 186 yards with two TDs. “Dennis Simmons really liked what I did...

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