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All-state athlete coming to Cougs

Jason Butler

IT WON'T COUNT against scholarship numbers but WSU's 2006 recruiting class has effectively grown by one. Highly decorated prep receiver Jason Butler, out of Bellevue's Eastside Catholic, has eschewed a scholarship offer elsewhere for the opportunity to walk-on at Washington State as a safety.

Butler (6-2, 205) spent nine hours on Eastern Washington's campus recently, gathering as much information as he possibly could on the school that had given him a scholarship offer. He then traveled to Pullman. From the moment he got to the Palouse, he said it felt like home. THE BUTLER FILE: First team all-league free safety 72 tackles and five interceptions on defense First...

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