Three-star defensive tackle Tyrone Duncan (6-2, 285, 5.0) from Westlake Village (Calif.) Westlake has had a change of heart and has decided to take his talents to the Pac 10.
Duncan had a hard decision to make when Washington offered him a scholarship.
"I first committed to Fresno State and I really liked it there," Duncan said. "But out of all the schools that were recruiting me I wanted to play for Washington, but the offer wasn't there.
"When Washington offered I really had to think about it because when I took my trip to Fresno State I really loved it," Duncan said. "It was such a touch decision that I had to ask Coach Chris Tormey for another day and that's what it came down to.
"I wanted to play a good schedule and Washington playing in the Pac 10 has one," Duncan said. "So does Fresno State, but the main difference was a degree from Washington holds little bit more weight than one from Fresno State.
"My personal trainer Ryan Capretta worked with Coach Tyrone Willingham when he was at Stanford and he had nothing but great things to say about him," Duncan said. "He told me all about him."
The Huskies land a player in Duncan who earned all-league, all-county and all-CIF as a senior after racking 39 tackles and recording eight sacks.
The talented defensive tackle was able to achieve his statistics even though he almost always attracted double and triple teams.
Duncan could be one of the most underrated players on the West Coast. He was one of the reasons that Westlake was a surprising 12-1 and had a deep run in the playoffs.
Besides Washington and Fresno State, Duncan had offers from Ole Miss, Colorado, Nebraska, Utah, San Diego State, New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona, Arizona State, and Washington State.
The Huskies get a good get here with Duncan.
Duncan was a member of the Rivals.com California top 100 for the class of 2007 landing as the Golden State's No. 76 prospect at any position.