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Five key commitments under Sarkisian

SEATTLE -- When a coach takes over a program, it takes more than implementing a system to find success.

When Steve Sarkisian was hired as the coach at Washington, he needed to find the right players to fit with the program he envisioned.

With each class he has compiled, Sarkisian has done a good job of finding the right pieces. Those players -- products of four straight top 25 recruiting classes -- have produced three straight trips to bowl games and have the Huskies poised to take the next step in 2013.

Here are five key commitments who helped point Washington in the right direction under Sarkisian: