Early Offer: The battle for Budda 

December, 18, 2013
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The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Bishard "Budda" Baker is at the center of one of the most intense recruiting battles in the West; after Ohio State and Penn State landed big commitments this week, the Big Ten is on a roll; and Washington and Washington State are battling again on the recruiting trail.

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