Four-star offensive tackle Alex Akingbulu commits to UCLA

UCLA’s offensive line recruiting still needs work, but the Bruins have picked up two four-star prospects in two weeks.

Offensive tackle Alex Akingbulu announced his decision on Thursday to join UCLA, making him just the second incoming member of that position group. The only other offensive line recruit currently committed to the Bruins’ 2016 class is four-star offensive guard Michael Alves.

Akingbulu is rated as four stars by, and three stars by A former basketball player, the Harbor City Narbonne product has upside but still needs to fill out his 6-foot-6 frame. He’s currently listed at 265 pounds.

UCLA lost a commitment from three-star center Toleafoa Sean Auwae earlier this week.