Incoming Player Projections: Dacorius Law

What to expect from incoming ATH Dacorius Law, for the 2014 season

One of the most interesting recruiting stories in the entire country surrounded Utah signee Dacorius Law and his signing day drama, as Law made headlines across the country after signing three separate letter of intents. One to Utah, one to Ole Miss and one to East Mississippi Junior College. Now, as we all know, the situation with Law was all taken care of, as he truly wanted to be at Utah and was released out of his LOI from Ole Miss, and with Law officially a Ute, I believe Utah got one of the most underrated recruits in the entire country. Law's recruitment was a very quiet process, despite receiving early offers from Utah, Tennessee, Ohio State and Ole Miss. DJ is likely the most athletic player Utah signed in the 2014 class, and could end up playing four different positions, running back, wide receiver, corner or safety. You could also throw quarterback in there, as Law routinely lined up as a wildcat QB in high school, and even threw a 50+ yard TD pass.

As you can see, DJ is an extremely talented football player, and is the type of player that Utah needs to continue to sign in order to be more competitive in the PAC 12, but there are some roadblocks that could prevent DJ from joining the Utes for the 2014 season. Law is at risk to not qualify academically, and would then be forced to attend a junior college until he can earn his associates degree. The Utah coaching staff has been very helpful to DJ and has helped provide him with the necessary tools and resources so that he can qualify. As of right now, it's up to DJ on whether or not he'll qualify. If he has, and continues to put work in to his studies, he should have no problem qualifying, but there is a chance that he does not.

Prediction: If DJ does qualify academically, and joins the Utes in time for fall camp, I expect him to contribute from day one. Law is simply just too talented to keep off the field, and will push for time at running back, wide receiver and both return spots on special teams. There is the chance that Law could also be moved over to defense, and if that happens, he could play either corner or safety. Either way, Law should see the field in 2014....if he qualifies.

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