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Cougs' Culver Connection Rekindled


THE CULVER CONNECTION to Washington State football may not be as storied as the old Compton Connection of the 1980s or the Curtis (High) Connection of the 1990s. But it's just as real, and Wednesday when WSU's new class of recruits officially was unveiled the Cougs' pipeline from Culver City received a jumbo-sized booster shot in the form of Alex Jackson and Khalil Pettway.

Jackson is a 5-10, 175-pound wide receiver who chose WSU over offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Kansas State, Oregon State and others. Pettway is a 6-4, 205-pound outside linebacker who held offers from Arizona, West Virginia, North Carolina State and SMU. In heading to WSU, the pair builds on a tradition started more than a dozen years ago: Going to Pullman from the west Los Angeles... Recommended Stories

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