Commitment Analysis: Dymond Lee

Jun. 11 -- Scout takes a look at what UCLA is getting in the West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade athlete, Dymond Lee...

Profile: Dymond Lee
Position: Receiver
Location: West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 175 pounds

Ranking: Ranked as a four-star and No. 51 receiver nationally in 2016 by Scout.

Recruiting: Chose UCLA over offers from schools like Colorado, Miami, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Washington.

The Scouting Report: Lee is a pretty gifted receiver and, as a sophomore, he was a favorite target for Brad Kaaya when Chaminade won the CIF State Division II title. He was set to take over at quarterback for Kaaya when he graduated but played mostly receiver early in the 2014 season before moving to quarterback down the stretch. As a quarterback, he's more of a dual-threat guy, with better results running than passing. His film doesn't show a ton of passing. Interestingly enough, Lee said UCLA will bring him in as a quarterback, the second quarterback in this class, but he's a talented receiver and can fall back on that if quarterback doesn't work out.

Overall Analysis: It wasn't a huge surprise that Lee committed to UCLA, especially with the Bruins being the favorites for a while. The surprise, obviously, was that he's coming in as a quarterback. UCLA has two high school quarterbacks-turned-receivers on the roster already, Devin Fuller and Aaron Sharp, though Fuller will graduate after this season. Lee actually has played less quarterback as a prep than Fuller or Sharp did, so playing quarterback at the next level will be very interesting to see. As a receiver, Lee is a top ten player at the position in the West. As a quarterback, though, he's a question mark, so this season will go a long way in showing what kind of future he'll have at the position in college. As an overall prospect, though, Lee is a good pickup, a four-star from UCLA's backyard at a school that has produced some good talent the last couple of years (including his older brother, Donovan, who's a sophomore receiver/running back at Colorado). The big question, and what this season will answer for Lee, is whether he will end up actually playing quarterback or make the total switch to receiver.


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