Scout Premium Content

Cougar LB target has past, present WSU ties

CULVER CITY HIGH LB: 182 tackles as a junior

RECRUITING IS often filled with twists, shifts and changes over the course of a year. But for Victor Burnett, who holds double digit offers including a full ride from the Cougs, and is rated the No. 18 middle linebacker prospect in the nation with an eye-popping 182 tackles as a junior, he says Washington State is in it with him for the long haul.

Victor Burnett (6-0, 215), out of Culver City, Calif., has an offer sheet that lists Pac-10 schools aplenty plus others including Oklahoma and Tennessee. Washington State, he says, offers an established link to both past and present. "The school has a history of recruiting Culver City players like Michael Bumpus and Karl Paymah. So I know it will be a home for me, if I decide to go there. They...

Cougfan.com Recommended Stories


  • WITH ONE MORE loss, the Cougars enter the spoiler phase of the 2014 season. Or are we already there? What, you really believe Washington State can turn its current record of 2-6 into a bowl trip?…

  • IT WILL TAKE more than a broken finger to keep Tennessee Titan defensive end Ropati Pitoitua away from the frontlines. The Washington State great returned to action on Sunday after missing the last…

  • WASHINGTON STATE COACHES expressed concern all week about the “Indy 500” tempo the Arizona Wildcats maintain when operating their multi-faceted offense. Sure enough, the Wildcats captured the…

  • We're at the halfway mark of the NFL season, so here's our first crack at a mock draft. Hey, Oakland Raiders, you're on the clock!

  • In early July, Scout.com introduced a 2017 top 15. After spending time watching sophomores during the July evaluation periods and in the fall, it's time to extend that list to a top 50. DeAndre Ayton,…

Up Next


Tweets