That’s the same school as QB Derrick Brown, a 2011 signee of UW. Huffman quoted Castro as saying that Brown played a role in selling him on UW.
The 6-3, 245-pound Castro (though some of the sites list him also at 6-1) is rated as a four-star recruit by Scout.com and the No. 20 overall OLB. And as such, he fits the prototype of a player that UW has been heavily recruiting in recent years, of defensive end/OLB types who can play with their hand down or in stand-up pass-rush situations.
He had offers from most of the Pac-12 and had said in May he was heavily favoring Oregon. He was also reported to be seriously considering Oklahoma. So on paper, this rates as a fairly significant get for the Huskies.
He is the 16th known commit for the Class of 2012 and 13th since June 2.
Here is some video of Castro:
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