UCLA’s push up the recruiting rankings is picking up steam. The Bruins landed four-star defensive back Jaleel Wadood Tuesday morning, shoring up a secondary that just a season ago looked to be in dire straits.
Wadood is the seventh defensive back to join the 2014 class, picking the Bruins over USC after originally picking Cal this past summer. UCLA already added four players to its secondary in 2013, so a de-commitment or two wouldn’t be too surprising. Scout.com rates Wadood, Adarius Pickett and John Plattenburg as the four-star additions to the team’s defensive backfield. Continue reading