It isn't often that a four-star recruit is suddenly back on the market in mid-July. That's the case though with UCLA signee Bryan Addison.
Just a few weeks shy of training camp, Addison has his release from UCLA, according to 247Sports. Addison was the No. 98 overall player in the 2018 class, per 247Sports' Composite Rankings.
Addison signed with the Bruins in December, but apparently had issues being qualified at UCLA. That leaves him where he is now.
“I had some issues with the college board and UCLA admissions,” Addison said. “I have been fighting this for 5-6 weeks and things were a little slow to get going and time was running out for me. All the other freshmen were already enrolling and it was getting stressful for me.
“It felt like the college board was dragging their feet a little on this and I was starting to worry that if I didn’t get cleared soon, it would be too late for me to go anywhere else. I asked for my full release and it was given to me earlier this week on Monday. I’m basically back to square one and looking at all my options again.”
According to Biggins, Addison is considering Arizona State, Oregon, USC, Nebraska and Washington. He has been approved by those schools and a decision is expected soon.
This is an unfortunate situation for a player to deal with so close to the beginning of the school year, but Addison should be able to make it work. As long as he decides by the end of the month, he should be able to participate in training camp at his new school.
With his 6-foot-5, 180-pound frame Addison projects as either a wide receiver or safety in college. He was the No. 11 player in the state of California, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings.
[ 247Sports ]