The UCLA Football team landed a commitment from 3-star junior college offensive lineman Ronald Rudd III for the 2017 class.
Just when things were looking stagnant for the UCLA Football team in the recruiting department (especially with offensive linemen), the Bruins landed a commitment from 3-star JUCO OL Ronald Rudd III out of Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. This calls for a “BOOM!”
Rudd is a very large human being and that bodes well for UCLA. At 6’7″, 305 lbs., he really knows how to use his size to his advantage and will also be one of the bigger O-linemen on the team when he joins the Bruins in 2017.
Rudd will come in as a left tackle. The plan is that he takes over at LT in 2017, the season after current starter Conor McDermott graduates.
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If Rudd is able to land the starting spot, he should make a great addition to the line that has a lot of young, talented players developing under O-line coach Adrian Klemm.
Rudd, for all intents and purposes is a road block. He is very physical and can quickly lock onto his assignments.
Not only does his size make it impossible for defenders to get around him, but because of his aggressiveness, Rudd not only spreads out the pass rush, but can literally throw defenders around.
Rudd is the fifth commitment to the UCLA Football team and the second in a week after 3-star CB Jeffrey Manning , Jr. committed last Thursday. He is also the second offensive lineman to commit after 3-star Kanan Ray.
Welcome to Westwood, Rudd! Go Bruins!