The 2018 UCLA Football recruiting class got another addition yesterday when Chris Bleich, an offensive tackle from Wyoming Valley High School in Plymouth, Pennsylvania announced his commitment to the Bruins.
Bleich had originally committed to Penn State, but had re-opened his recruiting process. According to 247Sports, he was thought to be a Nebraska lean but also had offers from Maryland, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Virginia Tech.
Bleich announced his commitment on Twitter.
Small town big aspirations.. #Committed #8clap #Bruins @BrianDohnScout pic.twitter.com/8XBrAUY251— Chris Bleich (@Bleich72) June 20, 2017
Here’s the full text of his announcement.
Bleich is the 12th recruit in UCLA’s 2018 recruiting class and the #37 offensive tackle in 247Sports Composite Rankings.
Bleich is a very big kid. He’s 6’6” tall and weighs in at 313 lbs. He runs the 40-yard dash in 5.43 seconds and he is benchpressing 380 lbs.
Let’s take a look at a few of Bleich’s highlights from Hudl.com. Here are his junior year highlights.
Here are his sophomore year highlights.
UCLA’s recruiting class is now ranked #17 nationally and #2 in the Pac-12 by 247Sports.
Welcome to Westwood, Chris!