He committed to Boise State early on, but after Washington started to show interest and made an…
Early returns promising
Shamburger, a 6-foot-1, 187-pound defensive back prospect, verbally committed to Boise State in August, only to re-open the recruiting process in early December. Sarkisian soon offered Shamburger, high school teammate of UW commit Keith Price, and the Huskies sealed the deal with Shamburger's commitment during his official visit to Seattle starting Friday.
Arizona State, Utah and Washington State were the other programs besides the Huskies and Broncos to offer Shamburger.
Trufant, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound cornerback prospect from Wilson High School in Tacoma - younger brother of current Seattle Seahawk Marcus Trufant - appeared to have UW in his sights as he waited for their coaching situation to sort itself out. Once he knew who the coaches were and got to know them, it appeared to be only a matter of time before he made his decision known, and he finished off the recruiting process Saturday night.
"Yeah, it's true," Trufant said via text message. Arizona State, Colorado, Idaho and Washington State were the other schools that offered Trufant, considered a three-star prospect and the No. 70 cornerback in the country by Scout.com.
A source close to the weekend's activities estimated the Huskies could reel in as many as '6-8' commitments from the 13 or 14 prospects that were expected to visit. With St. John Bosco QB Keith Price, Federal Way DL Andru Pulu, Clovis West DB Nathan Fellner, Narbonne ATH Josh Moten and Lakewood DL Talia Crichton already committed or set to firm up their commitments to Washington, that estimate could prove to be a conservative one.
Scout.com will be in touch with both Shamburger and Trufant Sunday for more on their decisions, as well as the other prospects that visited Montlake this past weekend.
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