Can Washington hold off UCLA/USC for DB commit Kentrell Love?

Dec. 8 -- Corona (Calif.) Centennial defensive back Kentrell Love is one of the most intriguing corner prospects in the West and has unlimited upside...

Husky DB Kentrell Love is a player we've been high on for some time now and after seeing him in person over the weekend in Centennials big win over St. John Bosco, there is no doubt he has as much potential as any corner out West.

Love is a long, athletic corner with very good short area quickness and top end speed. He's all of 6-2 but is very fluid and moves effortlessly. He has good ball skills but his best attribute might be his toughness. He's the most physical corner out west, strong in run support and plays with a serious edge to him.

He tackles like a safety but definitely has the feet and quickness to stay at corner in college. He always comes ready to play, is highly competitive and has a chance to be a very special player at the next level. 

On the recruiting front, Love gave an early commitment to Washington but the Huskies will have to hold off both local schools to seal the deal.

"My commitment to UW is very solid," Love said after the game Saturday night. "I have a good relationship with the coaches and I'm not really looking around at all right now.

"USC offered recently and my family wants me to take a visit just because it's local and USC is a good school but I haven't decided on that yet. I'm still looking in to it, I feel really good about my decision to commit to Washington and I don't know how the coaches would take it if I visited somewhere else so I'm just going to play it out and we'll  see what happens."

Along with the Trojans, UCLA has also picked up their interest in Love.

"Coach Martin at UCLA has reached out to me and it sounds like they could be close to offering as well," Love said. "I feel the same way about UCLA as I do USC, it's a good school and it's local. I'll listen to them but again, I'm very happy with my commitment to Washington, it's a great option for me."


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