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Recruiting Roundup: Rashard Lawrence Names Final 2

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One of the top prospects on Washington's board named the final 2 schools he'll be choosing from this weekend. Find out if the Huskies made the cut in this week's recruiting roundup.

5-star DT Rashard Lawrence
5-star DT Rashard Lawrence
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  • Eklund also caught up with the newest Husky commit, Keith Taylor, about his decision to become a Dawg. Taylor says he loved the tough and physical nature of Washington's defense.
  • Brandon Huffman previews the upcoming high school all-star games. Husky fans will be particularly interested in the section that lists notable players who were snubbed by all 3 games. For some reason UW commit Brandon Wellington and DT target Boss Tagaloa were not deemed worthy enough for a roster spot. Not mentioned, but equally mind boggling, was the omission of the California Gatorade Player of the Year, Sean McGrew.
  • Wellington will start his Husky career with a big chip on his shoulder:

  • 2017 DL Marlon Tuipulotu has begun to see his recruitment take off. Along with UW, he has offers from BYU, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington State, and Boise State. Marlon loved the staff when he took an unofficial to Montlake. He says he has not talked to new DL coach Ikaika Malloe, but Jordan Paopao and Pete Kwiatkowski have been his main recruiters. Malloe will have a full year to introduce himself to the Independence, OR prospect.
  • It's all hands on deck in the recruitment of Javon McKinley as we approach his commitment date next Saturday. Shaq Thompson recently added his two cents to the mix: