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March 19, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Tuesday links — UW pursues a 2015 QB, and more

The pursuit of talent never stops in college football.

And while UW’s recruiting efforts right now are focused mainly on the Class of 2014, news has come this morning of a QB the Huskies have offered for the Class of 2015 (the Tweet is from the coach of the La Mirada (Calif.) High:

Here is a Yahoo.com scouting profile of Kevin Dillman, mentioned above, as well as another from Scout.com and ESPN.com. As you can see, he has a number of other offers already.  Interestingly, he’s generally referred to as a “pocket passer” type, which strays from the trend of the style of more mobile QBs UW has been recruiting of late. But simply having that label may not mean he doesn’t  have the agility needed to run an up-tempo offense.

While UW has a number of offers out for the Class of 2014, none are to quarterbacks.

The Huskies also already have a commitment for a QB for the Class of 2017 in Tate Martell — (here’s a more recent story on Martell).

Recruiting figures to pick up a big next month when the spring evaluation period begins — it runs from April 15-May 31.

IN OTHER NEWS. …

— Tennessee cut Matt Hasselbeck and then signed Ryan Fitzpatrick as Jake Locker’s backup Monday.

Bill Till, a longtime Pasco teacher and football coach and a UW football letterman in 1954 and 1956, has died.

— The NCAA has backed off a couple of proposed changes to recruiting rules.

— Good read here from Yahoo.com on some of what the Seahawks are doing offensively, with some parallels to what UW may be doing now with its offensive changes.

— Here’s a good breakdown of Cal’s QB competition.

— A few Pac-12 players, but no Huskies, on Athlon’s list of some of the top rising defensive players for 2013.

— Some notes and quotes on Boise State.

— Here’s a preview of Arizona State as the Sun Devils begin spring ball this week.

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