UCLA Offers Nevada D-Tackle

Jerzy Siewierski is a 6-3, 300-pound defensive tackle from Sparks (Nev.) Reed who now has nine scholarship offers, including one from UCLA, and three current favorite schools...

Sparks (Nev.) Reed defensive tackle Jerzy Siewierski (6-2 ½, 300) was one of the prospects who caught the eye of the UCLA coaching staff during the evaluation period, and the Bruin staff extended a scholarship offer to the athletic tackle, his ninth.

"I've gotten offers from UCLA, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Nevada, Washington State, UNLV, Fresno State, Colorado and Colorado State," said Siewierski.

Siewierski said he is also hearing from Stanford, California, Washington, Oregon, Boise State and UAB.

In terms of favorites, Siewierski said, "My top three are UCLA, Oklahoma State and Wisconsin. They are all really good programs and they are all pretty even."

UCLA defensive line coach Thurmond Moore is recruiting Siewierski for the Bruins. "Coach Moore is awesome. He is a nice guy. He is pretty much a bad ass," Siewierski said.

Siewierski attended the Stanford Nike Camp and felt his performance was pretty good. "I clocked a 5.3 in the forty and repped 26 times on the bench. I went to another camp at the University of Nevada two days later and did a 5.2 forty."

Siewierski's plans for the summer include a team camp at Nevada and then he will attend Cal's camp as well.

Siewierski said he won't be making an early choice: "I want to play it out, see some other schools. I probably won't decide until after my senior year is done. It doesn't matter where I go to my mom or me. I just want to go where I can play football and I can get a good education."

He doubles as Reed's punter too, averaging around 40 yards a punt.

Siewierski has a 3.2 GPA and scored a 21 on the ACT, qualifying him for college.

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