Shadle Park’s Brett Rypien lands Pac-12 offer: By Scott Enyeart

Shadle Park QB Brett Rypien
Shadle Park QB Brett Rypien


The state of Washington’s No. 1 ranked QB for the class of 2015, Spokane (Wash.) Shadle Park’s Brett Rypien, picked up his sixth FBS, and second Pac-12, offer this weekend, when the Oregon State Beavers offered the junior-signal-caller a scholarship.

“This one is huge. Getting another big PAC 12 means a lot to me,” Rypien told NEI Sunday night.

As a sophomore in 2012 Rypien helped lead Shadle Park to the state playoffs while completing 63% of his passes for 3,574 yards, throwing 29 TDs against just 10 INTs.

“[Oregon State OC] Danny Langsdorf was the one that offered. They said they really liked how I progressed over the summer and into the season so far,” Rypien said.

After receiving his first Pac-12 offer from WSU as a sophomore, Rypien had been waiting to hear from additional Pac-12 programs as he continued to pick up offers from the Mountain West and even one from the SEC.

“This is a really big offer for me. Getting another PAC 12 just feels great. I have heard nothing but good things about Coach Riley as well,” he said.

Oregon State has been a program that Rypien has shown a lot of mutual interest in, but says the offer from the Beavers doesn’t alter a timetable for his decision.

“I’m still gonna wait and see how things play out,” Rypien said. “I haven’t been down to Corvallis yet, but I’m planning on going to a game later in the year though, and I’m excited to see the campus and facilities.

Rypien also holds offers from Boise State, Idaho, Colorado State, Mississippi and Washington State.

He and the Highlanders are off to a 1-1 start on the year, and are considered one of the better 3A teams in the state of Washington this season.