Rivals.com – Switch Tracker: Washington four-star duo enters portal


Mark Pszonak contributed to this report.

The switch portal by no means stops grinding. A pair of 2018 four-star extensive receivers, Marquis Spiker and Austin Osborne, have formally develop into out there, as Washington reorganizes their receiving corps.

Marquis Spiker (© Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports activities)

Recruiting: Spiker dedicated to Washington over USC, UCLA, Oregon and Michigan in mid-March. A junior season go to to Seattle firmly positioned the Huskies into the lead, which they by no means relinquished. Osborne was long-considered a Washington lean when he dedicated to the Huskies throughout an unofficial go to in the course of the winter after his junior season.

At Washington: Spiker totaled three receptions for 67 yards whereas Osborne had one reception in 5 profession video games.

Potential touchdown spots: Spiker has obtained early curiosity from all kinds of packages, with Utah, Houston and Boise State being just a few of the FBS packages. Osborne’s early curiosity is usually from FCS packages, with Hawaii and Western Kentucky being two FBS faculties to control.

Farrell’s Take: I believed Spiker could be an absolute star at Washington together with his measurement, catch radius and ball abilities. He was virtually a 5 star so it is puzzling issues have not labored out. He is a Energy 5 expertise for certain however may step all the way down to Group of 5. Osborne was a Rivals250 child in the identical class with extra slot abilities than Spiker and he is additionally a expertise so I might anticipate Group of 5 curiosity on the very least.

Influence Meters: Spiker 7.5 out of 10, Osborne 7.1 out of 10


The Switch Portal continues to alter the best way school soccer packages recruit and handle their rosters so we right here at Rivals.com proceed to evolve our protection. Every time a participant of notice enters the portal, we’ll study their potential impression on the faculty soccer panorama and assign an impression ranking, each after they enter the portal and after they select a vacation spot. The dimensions is from 1-10 and the outline under explains the scoring scale.

1.1-4.0 — Not a big effect anticipated, probably a non-starter and down the bench depth participant.

4.1- 6.0 — A stable impression could be anticipated in the fitting state of affairs and has the potential to battle for a beginning job.

6.1-9.0. — A excessive impression participant who gained’t change a program however will definitely be an excellent contributor and starter.

9.1- 9.9 — A really excessive impression participant who ought to begin the second he steps on the sphere and can change the outlook of a program instantly.

10 — A franchise switch who has an opportunity to be an All American and one of many elite gamers in school soccer.


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