Beavers, Cougars, Huskies sign JC players

USC wasn't the only Pac-10 team active during the midyear signing period.

Washington State and Oregon State have both signed a pair of junior college players, while Washington inked a juco linebacker. The Cougars signed a pair of offensive linemen, the Beavers a pair of defensive ends. All five will enroll in January.

The Cougars signed Rico Forbes and Taylor Meighen. Forbes (6-foot-4, 260-pounds) originally signed with Baylor in Feb. 2009. He is a native of the Bahamas who prepped at St. Pius High School in Houston. Meighen, a 6-foot-3, 285-pound center from Beaumont, Texas, has played the last two seasons at Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas. Meighen earned 2010 All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference first-team honors at center.

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The Beavers signed Rusty Fernando of Glendale Community College in Arizona and Blake Harrah of Saddleback Community College in California. Fernando (6-foot-3, 223) will have three years remaining to play two seasons, with a redshirt year available. He was a first-team All-Region and All-Western States Football League selection after leading the Gauchos to the Valley of the Sun Bowl title. The 6-foot-3, 255-pound Harrah will also have three years to play two seasons. He was selected All-National Division Southern Conference second team after leading Saddleback to an 8-3 record and an appearance in the California Bowl. He is the son of former Los Angeles Rams offensive linemen Dennis Harrah, who played in the NFL for 13 seasons, where he was selected to six Pro Bowls.

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The Huskies signed linebacker Thomas Tutogi (6-foot-1, 235), who played at Southwestern Junior College in Chula Vista, Calif. Tutogi, whose older brother Taimi plays at Arizona, played just one season at Southwestern and will be a true sophomore at the UW next year.

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The midyear signing period continues through Jan. 15. The national letter of intent period for high school seniors begins Feb. 2.