Speculation is that King will likely grayshirt and not enroll as a full-time student until the spring semester of 2010. If so, his scholarship will not count towards 2009 leaving the door open for the possibility of Cal to lure back Ryan Davis, who decommitted last weekend to verbally commit Washington, or add another surprise commit.
King was an East Bay standout in 2008. He moved from safety to linebacker his senior year. His 6-foot-3 frame can easily hold another 20 pounds to make transition to a college outside linebacker.