The Washington State Cougars continue to add talent, now adding a Texas athlete in Gatlin Grisso! Grisso is coming to Pullman to become one of the new defensive backs for the Cougars, and will most likely play safety.
Excited to announce my commitment to play football for Washington State University! Thank you to everyone who supported me along the way.⚪️ pic.twitter.com/qoTbjfw6r9— gat (@gatlingrisso) June 23, 2017
As a junior, the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder played running back and safety for Aubrey, tallying 1,803 scrimmage yards and 28 touchdowns, though according to Cougfan.com, he’ll play safety when he arrives on the Palouse. As a safety, Grisso piled up 90 tackles, eight pass breakups and picked off three passes. He also returned a punt for a score.
BREAKING: Cougs land TX safety Gatlin Grisso: "TEXAS SAFETY Gatlin Grisso did it all last season -- defense, offense and special teams -- as a junior for Aubrey High. On Friday afternoon, he called up Washington State's Alex Grinch to tell him he wanted to be a Coug. CF.C talked to the newest member of Mike Leach's 2018 recruiting class." [Washington State Cougars Football, Basketball, and Recruiting Front Page]