BYU Cougars football gets commitment from Washington athlete Leo Pulalasi

Three-star Washington athlete Leo Pulalasi announced his commitment to the BYU Cougars over social media, becoming the program’s fifth commit for 2023.

Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News

BYU football’s 2023 recruiting class just got a little bit bigger.

On Tuesday night, Leo Pulalasi announced his commitment to the Cougars over social media, becoming the fifth commit to BYU.

Committed @lakescoachmills @Murdock_02 @RylandSpencer @BrandonHuffman @247recruiting @TFordFSP @RealMG96 @UsOLIANxIata @PrepRedzoneWA @unga45 #gocougs #allgod #AGTG

— Leo pulalasi (@LeoPulalasi) June 15, 2022

An athlete/running back prospect — rated a three-state recruit by 247 Sports and unrated by Rivals — the 6-foot-1, 205-pound Pulalasi chose the Cougars over offers from a mixture of FBS and FCS schools, including Army, Colorado State, Nevada, Montana, Montana State, Portland State and Weber State.

A native of Lakewood, Washington — he attends Lakes High School — Pulalasi is currently rated the 17th-best overall prospect in Washington and 93rd-best athlete prospect in the country, per 247 Sports.

According to 247 Sports’ Brandon Huffman, Pulalasi is capable of playing on either side of the ball in college, but “excels” on offense.

At a Bay Area camp in in May, Pulalasi was a standout, with Huffman writing, “… We see him playing offense, either as a running back, or a slot or Y (receiver). He excels there. Pulalasi was easily the top running back in Oakland and the …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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