Bruggman explains Pac-12 pick

Tyler Bruggman wrestled with his decision and at times was torn between Washington State and Arizona State on an hourly basis.
It was a difficult choice for the Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep quarterback but he picked the Cougars on Wednesday and is not looking back.
"It was a very stressful process and I was very torn for a couple weeks now," Bruggman said. "I really went back and forth a couple times a day really. If you asked me which way I was leaning it really depended on the team of day.
"I knew spots were getting close to filling up and I knew I had to make a decision and (Wednesday) my gut told me Washington State. That's where I went."
Bruggman is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound four-star quarterback who should fit in well to Washington State's high-octane offense.
In his junior season, Bruggman threw for 2,497 yards with 37 touchdowns and two interceptions. He said playing in coach Mike Leach's system was definitely a considering factor in his recruitment.
"The offense was a big factor and so was playing for coach Leach," Bruggman said. "He's a really down-to-earth coach and at the same time very competitive and he wants to win. That's what I want to do as well.
"Coach Leach and the small-town atmosphere everybody seems to love really stood out. I've only heard great things about Washington State and I'm looking forward to moving on and growing and hopefully get the chance to play for coach Leach."
In total, Bruggman lists offers from Washington State, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, BYU, Colorado State, Duke, Houston, Indiana, Iowa State, Michigan State, Ole Miss and Purdue. rates him as the No. 13 pro-style quarterback, No. 243 overall and sixth in the Arizona state rankings.