Scout Premium Content

More Texas talent in WSU's sights

Mister Alexander trips to the Palouse this weekend

WASHINGTON STATE'S already landed two Texans this recruiting class and they're looking for more. The valuable southern pipeline yielded three prime-time performers last recruiting class -- all of whom saw playing time as true freshmen. This weekend, Mister Alexander, a hard- hitting linebacker prospect, trips to Pullman while his teammate, defensive back Otis Johnson, is slated to travel to WSU later this month.

Both Alexander (6-3, 201) and Johnson hail from Houston's Eisenhower High, where head man Darryl Phipps says Alexander is about as highly sought as they come. "He got offers from all the Big 12 schools, the majority of the Pac-10 schools, North Carolina, Houston -- he got over 40 offers," said Phipps. He is scheduled to trip to Arkansas Jan. 20, followed by Arizona State on Jan. 27. Alexander...

Cougfan.com Recommended Stories


  • WASHINGTON STATE’S defense has been the focus of hand-wringing among the Cougar faithful since -- literally -- the very first play of 2014. The narrow loss to Oregon and second-half comeback against…

  • THERE IS A SURPRISE ON the just-released depth chart from Washington State heading into the Arizona game on Saturday -- a new starting middle linebacker.

  • PULLMAN— Woulda, shoulda, coulda gets you nowhere -- so says Jamal Morrow. The Cougar running back also said youth is not an excuse and Washington State coming out of the bye week is preparing to…

  • The Thursday night showdown between the Broncos and Chargers at Mile High Stadium (sponsorship withstanding) could see passing yardage a half mile long. Peyton Manning and Philip Rivers are at the top…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Rob Warner recommends a handful of players who should ride the pine. It may be because of a bad matchup, lost playing time, a nagging injury or an overwhelming…

Up Next


FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- A look at the position-by-position MVPs, as seen by Scout.com, during Sunday's…

Tweets