Recruited at a rate of 5% from the age of 18 to 20, many high school athletes are now eligible for the NCAA Football Playoff.
The Washington State football team is the top-ranked FBS program in the Pac-12 and is in its third consecutive season in the College Football Playoff semifinals, the first time that has happened since 2011.
The Cougars finished 10-3 and earned a berth in the conference championship game against Arizona State.
A full list of current players can be found on the WSU Football website.
The Cougars have made the Pac 12 and Collegiate Football Playoff in each of the past three seasons.
The last time the Cougars were in the finals was 2011.
In the 2015 season, the Cougs reached the second-ever bowl game with a 38-28 victory over Stanford.
The victory set the Cougar record for most points in a season by a team in the FBS.
Washington State also posted a season-high five wins in 2016.
The 2018 season was the Cougians first to the Pac 10 Championship game.
The team went on to lose to Oregon State in the semifinals.
Washington State also advanced to the College Championship game in 2017.
The 2017 season marked the Cougzies third straight year in the Playoff.
Washington was the only Pac-10 team to advance to the postseason in that span.
Washington finished the season ranked eighth nationally and fifth in the country in total offense (1,624.1 yards per game).
The Cougs scored more than 30 points in three of the four games they played.
In 2016, Washington State made the College and Playoff semifinals in consecutive seasons.
The WSU football team finished the year with a record of 10-2.
The team earned a spot in the Rose Bowl in January, where it faced off against Stanford in the national semifinal.
The Cardinal scored 38 unanswered points to win the game 33-20.
Washington was the third-ranked team in its conference, behind Oregon State and Oregon.
Washington had five players chosen as finalists for the Heisman Trophy, the most in the nation.