Update on Huskies' 2010 Recruiting Class

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We posted a report on Husky recruiting for the Class of 2011 this week. And, since it’s been a while since our Class of 2010 recruiting post, so I wanted to give you an update on some of the status changes that have occured since the time we last reported on the names being tossed around as potential new additions to the Dawgs for next season: /

Josh Smith (C, Kentwood HS): There have been reports of a UCLA visit coming up this weekend, but Scout.com reported that Josh wasn’t going to be focusing on recruiting again until after football season. We’re in the mix here along with UCLA, and depending on what you believe: Oklahoma, North Carolina, and potentially a few other darkhorse possibilities.

Terrence Jones (F, Jefferson HS): Recently cut his list to seven schools with UW being one of them. Folks as far flung as Kansas and Oklahoma are engaging in the same wishful thinking that Dawg fans are about Jones, who expects to start taking his official visits soon and make a decision in the fall. *As of last night, Jones has cut Kansas from the list, meaning UW is one of the final six in line for Jones now.

Gary Franklin, Jr. (PG, Mater Dei HS): Recently declared his top five schools (Cal, Arizona and ASU among them), and the Dawgs were not included.

Jordin Mayes (PG, Westchester HS): Hasn’t mentioned UW in recent interviews, and taking official visits elsewhere. Doesn’t look like we’re in the running here.

Garrett Jackson (SF, Westview HS): Committed to USC, so he’s off the board.

Alex Kirk (C, Los Alamos HS): As we reported a few weeks ago, UW hasn’t been actively recruiting Alex. If he spurns his hometown Lobos, and opts for the Pac-10, word is that Arizona has the inside track.

Anthony Brown (SF, Ocean View HS): Deciding between Stanford and UCLA, with the Huskies apparently not in the picture.

Stephen Holt (PG, Jesuit HS): Committed to St. Mary’s.

Renado Parker (SF, North Idaho College): Committed to Idaho.

So, it really does look like we’re putting all of our energy behind Smith and Jones right now, which I actually take as a good sign. LoRo’s been to the rodeo before, and while I don’t think he’s got assurances about anything, I don’t sense that he’s just going through the motions for these prized recruits. Heck, he’s even working football into his workouts — surely a good idea when trying to recruit these multi-sport recruits!

Hey, thanks for coming!