Willis Signs With UCLA
This story originally published on BruinReportOnline.com
Priest Willis
Priest Willis

Posted Feb 9, 2013

Tempe (Ariz.) Marcos De Niza defensive back Priest Willis signed his national letter of intent on Saturday, completing UCLA's defensive back class and settling the hearts and minds of thousands of BRO's...

After a three day wait, UCLA finally got the gem to complete its great defensive back recruiting class: Tempe (Ariz.) Marcos De Niza defensive back Priest Willis.

Willis reportedly didn't sign on Signing Day due to some complications with his mother being out of town. Although there were some initial reports that he might be looking elsewhere, he confirmed that he was all Bruin and proved it by signing on Saturday.

Willis, a five star cornerback, might actually play safety at UCLA. At 6'2, 190, he has the size to play safety and the athleticism to play corner, depending on the need. He figures to factor in immediately, and possibly start from his first game at one of the three open defensive back slots.

Willis joins a defensive back class that includes four star cornerback Johnny Johnson, four star safety Tahaan Goodman, and four star safety Tyler Foreman. All four figure to compete for playing time next year with the departure of Andrew Abbott, Sheldon Price, Aaron Hester, and Dalton Hilliard.

Related Stories
Unofficial Visitors on Saturday
 -by BruinReportOnline.com  Feb 9, 2013
Signing Day Recap: UCLA
 -by BruinReportOnline.com  Feb 10, 2013
Pickett Talks UCLA Visit
 -by BruinReportOnline.com  Feb 10, 2013

Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BuffPlaybook.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > UCLA
[View My HotList]