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UCLA Football Recruiting: Elisha Guidry To Continue Family Legacy with the Bruins

3-star DB Elisha Guidry will be a Bruin, just like his mom, dad and uncle.

The Guidry family poses for a picture with UCLA head coach Chip Kelly and DB coach Paul Rhoads.

The Guidry name is familiar to Bruin football fans. Paul and Javelin Guidry were brothers who played defensive back for UCLA in the mid-to-late 90s for Terry Donahue and Bob Toledo.

Well, next season there will be another Guidry wearing the blue and gold as Javelin’s son Elisha committed to the Bruins today.

The announcement was pretty much expected as Guidry seemed to be leaning heavily towards UCLA prior to making it official.

Elisha tweeted his decision just before noon.

Guidry’s mom Kaishauna also graduated from UCLA before going to medical school at Texas A&M.

Elisha will graduate from Vista Murrieta High School this Spring. He is 6’,0” tall, weighs 177 pounds and runs a 4.69 40-yard dash.

Here are Elisha’s senior season highlights from

Guidry’s commitment brings UCLA’s 2018 recruiting class up to 17 members and he is the 5th recruit to commit to UCLA since last Sunday.

Here’s the updated list of the 2018 UCLA recruiting class.

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

Normally, at the end of our articles, we welcome to new commit to Westwood, but, in Guidry’s case, welcoming him to Westwood doesn’t feel quite right because he’s already been a part of the Bruin family. So, I guess, instead, I’ll just say this:

Welcome home, Elisha!

Go Bruins!!!