UCLA Transfer Willis Makes His Decision

I was sitting at the same table at lunch today with Oklahoma State cornerbacks coach Tim Duffie, assistant director of football operations Rod Johnson, and defensive line coach Joe Bob Clements when Duffie got a text from former UCLA cornerback Priest Willis, who had spent about 36 hours with the Cowboys staff earlier this week. He was joined on his official visit with his mother and a friend.

"He says he is having a hard time making a decision and it is taking more time than he thought," Duffie said to the other coaches at the table kind of ignoring my presence. "He said he will call me tonight."

I'm assuming that call came late afternoon because now the Twitter world knows that Willis is heading to Texas A&M, The 6-1, 190-pound Willis announced his new football home along with thank you to UCLA on his Twitter account t right around 5:30 p.m. (CT).

"Thank you for the 2-years UCLA, I grew into a better man and player at that program. Thank you A&M for this opportunity."

Obviously, you would like to have a player of Willis' potential for the future as he will have to sit out this season and have a year left. However, Oklahoma State can't complain about the mileage they have been able to get out of transfers and they will welcome former Auburn safety Derrick Moncrief in for fall camp next Tuesday along with Indiana "super senior" transfer corner Michael Hunter. Moncrief has to sit out the season, but Hunter is ready to play right away.

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