Prospect Profile: Ellis McCarthy



School: Monrovia

Ht./Wt.: 6-5/311

Inside: Rankings, Impact, Analysis, Poll, Video

Rankings: 4 – Rivals; 2 –; 4 – ESPN.

Why he’ll help: The crown jewel of the class, McCarthy is UCLA’s most coveted recruit on the defensive line since Brian Price. Could play a pivotal role even as a freshman in UCLA’s new hybrid defense.

What they’re saying: “The crown jewel of the class – UCLA doesn’t get elite defensive tackles – and they have an immediate need of someone who can come in and start. A Brian Price. A better Brian Price. You saw the impact Price made, McCarthy has that ability. More.” – Brandon Huffman,

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