Marc Mustoe was originally committed to UCLA last fall but when Colorado fired coach Dan Hawkins and most of his staff and replaced him with Jon Embree and a brand new vibe in Boulder, the chance to stay home and play in front of family and friends proved powerful.
Mustoe says he never has been more satisfied with his decision than he is on national signing day.
"It feels right," he said. "Nowhere I'd rather be than here with my family. I'm a Buff now and I'm excited about it."
Mustoe is a three-star prospect who many believe deserves a bump up to four stars. He was one of the most sought after in-state prospects in the 2011 cycle and could earn playing time as either a true freshman or redshirt freshman.
The 6-foot-7, 270-pound prospect was rated the 33rd tackle in the 2011 class by Scout.com.