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Four-Star Cornerback Elijah Molden Spurns Oregon, Commits To Washington

Elijah Molden has committed to Washington.

Elijah Molden announced on his Twitter his commitment to Washington on Saturday night. Molden is a four-star recruit and No. 25 cornerback in the nation for the class of 2017 according to 247 Sports.

Molden had a number of offer from other Pac-12 schools including USC, Stanford and Oregon. The decision is a surprise to some as Molden's father was an All-American at Oregon in 1995. His father, Alex, is also a trainer at Nike which has major ties with Oregon. In


— Elijah Molden (@e_molden1) November 12, 2016

">his Twitter note, Molden specifically shouts out Oregon, Stanford and Washington's coaching staffs.

Oregon certainly seemed to be in the running to land the 5-foo-11 corner, but the West Linn high school standout has decided to take his own path with his commitment to the Huskies.