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'The Missile' eyes WSU

DIJON WASHINGTON

EVERYONE LIKES A big hitting safety but most valuable is one who can cover a lot of ground with top of the line read and react skills. Among the safety prospects with a Washington State offer is Dijon Washington out of Lawndale, Calif. His prep coach says he earned the nickname "The Missile" for reasons that aren't difficult to figure out when you see him on the field.

Dijon Washington is 6-1, 180 pounds and has room for more bulk on his frame. But he's already a big hitter. His ability to get from point A to point B, with the latter being the pigskin, is what sets him apart, says Leuzinger coach Deon Tolliver. "He's a kid that finds the football -- he's a hard...

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