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DeCastro Delivers Surprise Pledge to Harbaugh

C/OG David DeCastro

Continuing the breakneck pace of Stanford's recruiting in the Class of 2008, commitment #3 came today at Bellevue (Wash.) High School. Offensive lineman David DeCastro stunned locals when he pledged to a visiting Jim Harbaugh at his high school. Nobody expected DeCastro to commit anywhere this early. More striking is his explanation of why he is not staying in-state at UW or WSU.

The news broke today and took locals by surprise, as Bellevue (Wash.) High School standout offensive lineman David DeCastro made a verbal commitment to Stanford.  The 6'4" 285-pound road grader held offers from both Washington and Washington State, but it was Cardinal head coach Jim Harbaugh who waltzed into the main office at the high school and heard the magic words.  Harbaugh can't do much... Recommended Stories

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