Mark Washington, 6-2, 240, 4.56, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, had the opportunity on Wednesday afternoon to sit down with UCLA coaches Karl Dorrell, Don Johnson and Jon Embree, together with teammates Kevin Brown and Junior Lemau'u and Poly head coach Raul Lara.
What did they talk about? "We just chatted about the changes going on at UCLA with the football program, and we just talked football," Washington said. "We talked for at least one and a half to two hours."
He mentioned that the feeling the Poly players have from talking to the UCLA coaches is that it's a whole new era at UCLA.
Asked how solid he thought his teammate Lemau'u's verbal was to
What about all three – Washington, Lemau'u and Brown -- playing together on the next level? "We have talked about it a little. It would be fun to do that."
Washington has already officially visited Colorado and Washington. He is scheduled to visit Arizona State this weekend. He will join his teammates and make his final official visit to UCLA on January 24th. He said he would more than likely make his decision soon after that visit.
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