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'13 AZ S Priest Willis (Verbal to UCLA)

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Duff Man, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Marcos de Niza H.S. (Tempe, AZ)

    Ht: 6-foot-2
    Wt: 200 lbs
    40: 4.42 secs

    Rivals rating: 4*-5.9rr; #6 CB (#68 overall)
    Scout rating: 5*; #3 CB
    ESPN rating: 4*-85 grade; #4 S (#59 overall)
    247s rating: 5*-98 rating; #3 CB (#22 overall)

    Reported Offers: COLORADO, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, California, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Purdue, San Diego State, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington State, West Virginia
     
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  2. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    [video=youtube;W1iCNAZ8ILo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1iCNAZ8ILo[/video]

    [video=youtube;-eZGDWIwGKo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eZGDWIwGKo&feature=related[/video]
     
  3. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Willis is a big, athletic DB who may eventually grow into a LB at the next level. He made a name for himself at the Semper Fi underclassmen combine earlier this month, where he posted that 4.56 forty time.

    He was an honorable mention All-State selection as a junior after registering 52 tackles and 2 INTs from his CB spot. He also qualified for the state track meet in both long jump and triple jump as a sophomore.
     
  4. Daaah

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    We'd be blessed to get this kid.
     
  5. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Whatchoo talkin' 'bout Willis?
     
  6. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Willis now has offers from half of the PAC-12. I think he is a dynamite prospect and hope we offer soon.
     
  7. BehindEnemyLines

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    prolly will grow into a LB
     
  8. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Heading to the USC junior day this weekend after receiving an offer from them this week. The Trojans are likely in the lead here.
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Right now, it's pretty much watching USC pick its 15 and then everyone recruits whomever's left.

    Enjoy it while it lasts, Troy. Buffs are coming for you.
     
  10. DBT

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    Thats the spirit! CU has way more to offer than USC!
     
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    Sickening. Huge advantage for them. It's a free recruiting visit for talent within easy driving distance.
     
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    http://sports.omaha.com/2012/02/13/recruiting-the-race-to-2013-begins/
     
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    Virgina is in the game with an offer per Barton Huffman.
     
  16. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    We have now offered. Willis is a stud and still underrated at #84 nationally IMO.
     
  17. Braveheart

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    USC likes him as a CB, and (at the moment) is in the lead.
     
  18. Darth Snow

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    http://buffscoop.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15889

     
  19. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    5* on Scout.
     
  20. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    Florida offers.
     
  21. J.R. Ewing

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    Per ESPN Insider, he named his top 16 yesterday, and we weren't on it. No big surprise.

    http://insider.espn.go.com/blog/ncfrecruiting/on-the-trail/post?id=15363

     
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    Maybe he was just thinking that cvillebuff is super awesome and I gotta get to school near him even if it does mean not going to Colorado.
     
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    As you know, Charlottesville is awesome. I doubt they sign him, but there'd be no shame in losing out to them. I literally have nothing negative to say about UVA.
     
  25. Buffnik

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    Other than how they consistently punch below their weight in most sports?
     
  26. FLounder

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    London, man...
     
  27. Creebuzz

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    Agreed. They really don't care about high level sports, but still a great university in a terrific college town. Increasingly, my heart says dear ole CU can be Wisconsin, but increasingly my head says UVA.
     
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    My main concern is losing a kid from a state we should be hitting, potentially to a school like UVA 2,000 miles away
     
  29. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    We do not do nearly well enough in Arizona.
     
  30. buffaholic

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    we do about as well there as Colorado.
     

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