Asiantii Woulard wasn’t originally part of UCLA’s plans. The Elite 11 camp MVP originally committed to South Florida, but changed his mind in December. Two months after that, he donned a blue baseball cap and track jacket on ESPNU.
“We, quite frankly, got lucky that he was out there and available when he was,” Bruins coach Jim Mora said on Feb. 6, shortly after announcing the UCLA recruiting class. “The stars kind of aligned for us.”
When the Bruins opened preseason camp on Wednesday, Woulard only made them look more fortunate. He looked every bit of his listed 6-foot-3, 205 pounds, with a frame that can easily carry more muscle. Still a raw quarterback with two high school seasons at the position, he twirled the ball surprisingly well. Continue reading