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VERBAL: Riley & Banker close on 3-star DL

MIKE RILEY & MARK BANKER on Tuesday were in the living room of 3-star defensive line prospect Lamone Williams of Kahuku, Hawaii. By the time the sit-down had wrapped up, they had closed the deal and won a Pac-12 recruiting battle, with Williams telling BF.C he's Corvallis-bound. With the verbal pledge, the Beavers now boast three of's top five prospects from The Aloha State.

Lamone Williams (6-3, 245) held offers from OSU, Arizona State, Utah, WSU, Hawaii, Nevada and others. Having Mike Riley and Mark Banker in his living room last night was a key part of why he made the call. "Coach Banker and Coach Riley came for a home visit … and them coming all this way definitely helped me with my decision... Recommended Stories