Cougars score local LB, Cali OT

Tyler McCloskey (Houston/Memorial) and Emerald Faletuipapai (Gardena, Calif./Serra), have jumped on board with Houston, according to multiple reports.

McCloskey, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound linebacker, was also recruited by Kansas, Missouri, Tulsa and Utah. Houston was his only offers.

Faletuipapai selected the Cougars over a scholarship offer from Hawaii. Colorado, Utah, Washington and Washington State showed interest in the massive 6-foot-5, 345-pound blocker.