RENO - Multiple reports out of Salt Lake City confirm that East High School defensive end Korey Rush has verbally committed to play football at Nevada next season.
The verbal is being reported by both the Desert News and Scout.com.
Rush, a three star recruit, originally committed to play at Arizona State after his junior season.
He reportedly soured on the Sun Devils after he suffered a season-ending injury. Trevor Phibbs, of the Desert News, reports that ASU planned to greyshirt Rush after the injury, even though other schools were still offering him a full-ride scholarship.
The 6-foot-3, 235 pounder was named first team All-State as a junior. He was also being recruited by Illinois, Mississippi, UNLV, BYU, Hawai'i and Utah State.
Scout.com ranks him as the 93rd best defensive end recruit in the country.
Nevada head coach Brian Polian is not allowed to comment on verbal commitments. But he did post this message on his twitter account tonight: "Boom Goes the Dynamite! #WolfPackFamily"
That is the way Polian has announced verbal commitments ever since he became the coach of the Wolf Pack.