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Originally published Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:44 AM

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Washington signees

A look at the players who signed letters of intent Wednesday with the Huskies.

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David Ajamu, TE

6-5, 245, Shelton

Shelton High School

Named to The Seattle Times' all-state team and also played defensive line. ... Had been committed to Oregon State before changing course. ... Said Washington coach Steve Sarkisian: "He's a big, physical tight end, a position for us that we are going to have to develop over the next couple of years."

Andrew Basham, DL

6-4, 305, Bothell

Lynnwood High School

A Seattle Times white-chip choice and listed as the No. 4 prospect in the state by ... Also had offers from Arizona State and Oregon State. ... Sarkisian: "You watch his films, there are times he is playing middle linebacker, he is that good of an athlete. He has a nasty streak to him."

Keishawn Bierria, LB

6-1, 210, Carson, Calif.

Narbonne High School

One of the latest additions to the class, committing Wednesday after visiting UW last weekend. Had been seriously considering Oregon State. ... Sarkisian: "Keishawn Bierria is a kid who we really feel like is going to be beneficial to us because of his athleticism."

Lavon Coleman, RB

6-0, 210, Lompoc, Calif.

Lompoc High School

Also seriously considered Fresno State and had interest from UCLA, but ultimately held firm to an early commitment to UW. ... Battled injuries as a senior but rushed for 887 yards and nine TDs on 128 carries. ... Sarkisian: "Exactly what we were looking for ... to get a bigger, physical back to complement some of the other backs we have in our program."

Sean Constantine, LB

6-2, 230, Hunts Point

Bellevue High School

One of the first commitments in the class, giving the word last April. A Seattle Times all-state choice after helping lead Bellevue to four consecutive state titles. ... No. 31 middle linebacker in the country, according to Sarkisian: "Tough-minded, obviously a winning program in Bellevue."

Dane Crane, C

6-3, 308, Irvine, Calif.

Santa Margarita Catholic

Ranked the No. 3 center in the country by playing for a California high-school power. ... Sarkisian: "Great leader. He was one of the leaders of this class in terms of guys that guys related to and wanted to be around, and that's what a center is supposed to be."

Darrell Daniels, WR

6-4, 220, Pittsburg, Calif.

Freedom High School

Generally considered among the top 20 receivers in the country, catching 54 passes for 947 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior. ... Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl last month.

Patrick Enewally, DB

6-1, 190, Norwalk, Calif.

Gahr High School

One of two players in this class who had not committed before signing day. Also considered California, Boise State and UCLA. ... No. 50 cornerback in the country by

Marcus Farria, DE

6-5, 225, Peoria, Ariz.

Centennial High School

Also had offers from Arizona, Arizona State and Arkansas before committing to UW in July. ... Scouts consider him raw but with a big upside. He was rated No. 10 defensive end by ... Sarkisian: "He brings some things we might not have in our program right now."

Jermaine Kelly, CB

6-2, 185, Los Angeles

Bishop Mora Salesian

Originally committed to UCLA before committing to UW last month. Reportedly was subject of big last-minute push by USC but decided to stay with Huskies. ... Also a receiver and kick returner for Salesian.

Kevin King, CB

6-2, 170, San Leandro, Calif.

Bishop O'Dowd High School

Also considered Arizona State and California, among others, before committing to UW in August. ... Defensive MVP at the Oakland Nike Training Camp last summer.

Andrew Kirkland, OL

6-5, 300, Portland

Jesuit High School

Only signee from Oregon, projects as a tackle. ... Rated No. 7 prospect in Oregon by ... Sarkisian: "(He) came to camp with us this summer and went against some of the best pass-rushers on the West Coast and continued to dominate in training camp and earned it."

Joe Mathis, DE

6-4, 250, Ontario, Calif.

Upland High School

Only member of the class to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game, committing to UW during that contest on national television. ... Sarkisian: "Relentless is the best word I can describe him as ... very good pass-rusher."

Connor O'Brien, LB

6-3, 230,

Trabuco Canyon, Calif.

Santa Margarita Catholic

Committed to UW in April and held firm despite offers from Oregon and Arizona State. ... Had 85 tackles and four interceptions as a senior and also played receiver.

Elijah Qualls, DT

6-2, 285, Petaluma, Calif.

Casa Grande High School

Generally regarded as one of the best defensive tackles on the West Coast. ... Also a standout running back and could be used there in some situations at UW. ... Sarkisian says he's a very athletic player who can rush the passer.

John Ross, WR

5-11, 180, Long Beach, Calif.

Jordan High School

Projects as an inside receiver for the Huskies. Also could be a returner; had six kickoff or punt returns for touchdowns as a junior. ... Committed to Huskies during the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl last month.

Coleman Shelton, OL

6-5, 285, Los Angeles

Loyola High School

A late addition to the class, committing over the weekend during a recruiting trip. Named the No. 19 center prospect in the nation by but likely to be a tackle for the Huskies. ... Under-the-radar recruit, but Sarkisian said he was impressed by film. ... Sarkisian: "He's a fantastic player. Quite honestly, he was under-recruited. A young guy with plenty of room to develop."

Damore'ea Stringfellow, WR

6-3, 215, Perris, Calif.

Rancho Verde High School

Also took visits to USC and Nebraska but stayed firm on a commitment to UW made last summer. ... Generally considered among the top 10 receivers in the country, selected to play in the UnderArmour All-America Game in January. ... Sarkisian: "(He has) a real high football IQ ... he looks like an NFL wideout today."

Cameron Van Winkle, K

5-10, 160, Fall City

Mount Si High School

Set state records for career (39) and season (18) field goals made as a junior in 2011. ... Hit 10 more as a senior in 2012. ... Should compete immediately for field goal/PAT and kickoff duties. ... Will enroll in time for spring practice.

Azeem Victor, LB

6-4, 230, Pomona, Calif.

Pomona High School

Also played defensive end and tight end in high school but will be a linebacker for UW. ... Originally committed to San Diego State.

Trevor Walker, S

5-11, 180, Arlington, Texas

Mansfield Timberview

Signed scholarship papers and enrolled at UW in January and will take part in spring practice. ... Originally committed to WSU.

Troy Williams, QB

6-2, 205, Los Angeles

Narbonne High School

Committed last summer and, as Walker, already is enrolled at UW. ... Sarkisian: "I've been recruiting him for three years. He is an extremely gifted young man. Quick release, strong arm, runs very very well."

Bob Condotta

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