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2018 Early Signing Period Day Two Will Probably Be Quieter for UCLA Football

Eight of UCLA’s eleven commits signed yesterday.

NCAA Football: UCLA-Head Coach Chip Kelly Press Conference Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

With eight of UCLA’s 11 commits signing yesterday, expect today to be a lot quieter.

But, that doesn’t mean that there may not be a few surprises, even though I wouldn’t hold my breath.

UCLA’s best chance of adding another guy before the Early Signing Period closes could be Braden Lenzy, a 4-star ATH from Tigard High School, outside of Portland. Lenzy has wavered between Notre Dame and Oregon, having committed and decommitted with each school. That said, he isn’t scheduled to commit until tomorrow.

Of UCLA’s unsigned commits, Olaijah Griffin and Dorian Thompson-Robinson still plan to wait until February. Thompson-Robinson, apparently, just wants to enjoy the process and sign on the traditional National Signing Day while Griffin liked what he saw on his visit to Tennessee and could flip to the Volunteers.

That leaves just Mater Dei’s CJ Parks as the only other unsigned Bruin commit. Hopefully, he signs before the period closes.

Here’s how the 2018 recruiting class looks as of this morning.

2018 UCLA Football Recruiting Class

Recruit Name Position Current School Composite Rating NLI Submitted?
Recruit Name Position Current School Composite Rating NLI Submitted?
Bryan Addison ATH Junipero Serra (Gardena, CA) 4-Star Yes
Stephan Blaylock S St. John Bosco (Bellflower, CA) 4-Star Yes
Bo Calvert LB Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, CA) 4-Star Yes
Chase Cota WR South Medford (Medford, OR) 4-Star Yes
Kyle Philips WR San Marcos (San Marcos, CA) 4-Star Yes
Kazmeir Allen RB Tulare Union (Tulare, CA) 3-Star Yes
Alec Anderson OT Etiwanda (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) 3-Star Yes
Atonio Mafi DT Junipero Serra (San Mateo, CA) 3-Star Yes
Tyler Manoa DT St. Francis (Mountain View, CA) 4-Star No
Chris Murray OL Mater Dei (Santa Ana, CA) 4-Star No
Dorian Thompson-Robinson QB Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV) 4-Star No
Elijah Wade DE Arbor View (Las Vegas, NV) 4-Star No
Matt Alaimo TE St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, NJ) 3-Star No
Je'Vari Anderson LB/DB Laney College (Oakland, CA) 3-Star No
Baraka Beckett OL Palisades (Pacific Palisades, CA) 3-Star No
Kenny Churchwell S Mountain Pointe (Phoenix, AZ) 3-Star No
Elisha Guidry DB Vista Murrieta (Murrieta, CA) 3-Star No
Delon Hurt WR Servite (Anaheim, CA) 3-Star No
Patrick Jolly, Jr. ATH Newsome (Lithia, FL) 3-Star No
Steven Mason DE Southwestern College (Chula Vista, CA) 3-Star No
CJ Parks WR Mater Dei (Santa Ana, CA) 3-Star No
David Priebe TE Midway (Waco, TX) 3-Star No
Tyree Thompson LB LA Valley College (Los Angeles, CA) 3-Star No
Composite Ratings are from

Now is a good time to discuss the direction of this class. What needs does Chip Kelly and staff still need to fill? Who do you think can come in and compete for a starting job right away?

This is your Early Signing Period Day Two open thread.