Thursday, February 7, 2013
SEATTLE — Steve Sarkisian believes that Washington’s recruiting class makes up in quality what it might lack in numbers.
The Huskies signed 22 players to national letters of intent Wednesday, a smaller number than the typical 25. Two players are already on campus: safety Trevor Walker out of Arlington, Texas, and quarterback Troy Williams out of Los Angeles, who could end up becoming the individual star of the class.
Even though it wasn’t a full class and lacked the star power of recent years when the Huskies landed the likes of Shaq Thompson, Kasen Williams and Austin Seferian-Jenkins, the overall depth could be the best since Sarkisian arrived.
The highlight for Sarkisian was the trio of wide receivers Washington put together. The Huskies landed 6-foot-4 Darrell Daniels out of Pittsburg, Calif.; 6-foot-3 Damore’ea Stringfellow out of Paris, Calif.; and 5-foot-11 speedster John Ross from Long Beach, Calif. Sarkisian said he would put that trio of receivers up against any other group of receivers that signed with schools Wednesday.