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Huskies pick up four new verbals

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Washington hosted 13 official visitors this Saturday and came away with commitments from at least four players. Wilson High CB Desmond Trufant and S Will Shamburger of St. John Bosco, DT Chris Robinson of Tustin, Calif., and WR James Johnson of Valley Center, Calif

Chris Robinson is a new kid on the radar who had previously verballed to Nevada. He is a kid that Nick Holt saw while in camp at USC.

Shamburger is teammate of Husky QB Keith Price who came on strong during his senior season. Recruiting experts are saying this kid is a real steal.

Desmond Trufant is the little brother of former WSU star Marcus Trufant. Desmond wanted to stay close to home and his older brother would have been a Husky too if he had been offered.

James Johnson's verbal was supposedly confirmed in a text message sent by his brother to one of the recruiting sites. He had no comment when interviewed at Dawgman and says he wants to discuss things with his parents first before talking to anyone.

DT Branden Warner of Compton JC (UCLA), DT Will Sutton of Corona, Calif, (ASU) and S Taniela Maka from Long Beach (UCLA) were surprise visitors that didn't surface until today. All have previously committed to Pac 10 schools but Sarkisian got them to take a look at Washington.

Warner is a four star JC recruit who will choose between UW, Tennessee, and UCLA. Looks like a head to head battle between Lane Kiffin and Steve Sarkisian on this one.

Maka is a LB from Jordan High in Long Beach who will likely end up at UCLA. UW is in on a number of linebackers his size.

DT Will Sutton visited this weekend and he has offers from ASU, Nebraska and UW. Sutton would be a very nice pick up for this staff but he is still very solid to ASU despite the trip.

OT Jeremiah Tofaeono from Las Vegas got offered on his visit.. He didn't commit on the spot but he is a good bet to do it during his in home visit.

Josh Moten is a soft verbal to Washington and enjoyed his trip but he will still visit Colorado next weekend despite being a strong Washington lean.

DE Andre Pulu of Federal Way, QB Keith Price of Bellflower, Calif, and DE Talia Chrichton from Long Beach, Calif, had all committed earlier this recruiting season.

Fresno S Nathan Fellner re-affirmed his commitment to UW during his visit this weekend. The nephew of Bo Cornell has played it smart during the recruiting process keeping his options open.

Garfield DT Deandre Coleman didn't visit and says he is solid to California.