2017 Washington Huskies Recruiting & National Signing Day Class Breakdown

2017 Washington Huskies Recruiting & National Signing Day Class Breakdown

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2017 Washington Huskies Recruiting & National Signing Day Class Breakdown

2017 Washington Huskies Recruiting & National Signing Day Class Breakdown


The 2017 Washington Huskies Recruiting Class. The basic overview of the class, the best area of strength, what you need to know if you don’t care about recruiting, the star, and the depth chart hole going into the season.


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Class to be updated and adjusted on Signing Day, Wednesday, February 1

Washington Huskies Recruiting Class Overview

After a bit of an underwhelming class in 2016, Washington is starting to hit its stride with a good haul of upper-end prospects focusing mostly on the downfield passing game. The last few classes were to pump up the O, and this time, Chris Petersen is going after weapons. He was able to keep several good local talents, and he helped out the a few areas on the D with some decent end prospects and a few defensive backs who fit the mold, but overall, this is a class built on speed and athleticism, especially at …

The Washington Huskies Class Is Heavy On …

Wide receiver. The tight ends are here, too, starting with Hunter Bryant – a sure-thing starter in a few years – but the receiving corps is loaded with terrific options. Petersen was able to get Ty Jones out of Utah, and Alex Cook and Terrell Bynum out of California and away from Pac-12 schools. Now he has the base of a very tall, very talented group of receivers for down the road.

The Star of the Washington Huskies Class Is …

TE Hunter Bryant, 6-3, 240, Sammamish, WA – But will he stay on the defensive side? He’s so athletic and so quick, he might beef up and become a whale of a defensive end. As a pass catcher, he’s as physical as any tight end recruit in this class, with the wide receiving skills to become a dangerous downfield, stretch-the-field weapon.

The Washington Huskies Biggest 2017 Depth Chart Hole Is …

Defensive back. The Huskies are losing heart-and-soul types in corner Sidney Jones and safety Budda Baker – two of college football’s best playmakers in the secondary. Kevin King was excellent on the other side of Jones, but always flew under the radar in terms of national respect – he’ll be missed, too.

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