Scout.com is reporting tonight that UW has received a commitment from Tui Talia, a defensive end from Diablo Valley (Calif.) Junior College. He would sign after the 2013 season and have three years to play two, according to Scout.com.
Scout.com lists Talia at 6-4.5, 265 (updating that tonight) while Hudl.com lists him at 6-5, 275 (the Hudl link includes some video) while Rivals.com lists him at 6-5, 270 and projects him as a strongside defensive end.
Scout.com reports he also had offers from the likes of Baylor, Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
Here’s a Contra Costa Times story from last fall with a mention of Talia.
He went to high school at Ygnacio Valley, where according to MaxPreps he played fullback and linebacker.
Talia is the second commit for UW’s Class of 2014, joining receiver Rahshead Johnson of Long Beach (Calif.) Jordan High. Johnson committed last June.