Wadood Camping with the Pac-12

Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco defensive back Jaleel Wadood camped with the Bruins at UCLA's Skills Camp. Wadood now plans to camp with Oregon State and will attend camp with the Bruins again at the end of June.

Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco defensive back Jaleel Wadood drew some admiration from the crowd at UCLA's skills camp.

"I just ran my route and at the highest point went up and got the ball," explained Wadood of a circus grab he made in the back of the endzone.

He also drew attention from the UCLA coaching staff.

"I met the position coach, the db coach, and Coach Mora," said Wadood. "They like the way I work out there and they said keep working hard."

He intends to do just that.

"I came out here to get extra work in and to work hard," Wadood said. " (I wanted to) kind of get a feel for UCLA's campus and stuff and meet the coaches and all that good stuff."

The 2014 prospect is waiting for his first offer, but national recruiting analyst Greg Biggins says it shouldn't be long.

"As a sophomore last season, Jaleel was one of the top safeties in the state," Biggins said. "He has corner size but plays safety at the high school level so he can be more involved and teams can't game plan away from him. Depending on how much bigger he gets in a few years will likely determine what position he plays in college but he'll definitely be a national recruit and have his choice of just about any college he wants to play for."

Wadood plans to attend an Oregon State camp hosted in Fullerton over the weekend.

He will also attend camp at San Jose State and will be back with the Bruins at the end of June.

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