Like fourth-year Cougar junior right tackle Cole Madison -- a second-team All-America pick by Pro Football Focus this season -- Lucas is tall and athletic but will need to put on major weight before seeing the field as an offensive lineman.
The 6-8, 260-pound Lucas says coaches tell him Madison is the guy he reminds them of.
The 6-5 Madison was 270 pounds coming out of Kennedy Catholic in Burien in 2013. He actually spent a couple of days at slot receiver as a WSU freshman before moving to the OL, where he now checks in at 317 and has been an honorable mention all-Pac-12 pick two seasons in a row.
Lucas was a two-way standout this fall for Archbishop Murphy's undefeated, Class 2A state champions. He earned all-class All-State honors from the Seattle Times for his work on the offensive line. In hoops, heading into Thursday's game according to maxpreps.com, he was averaging a double-double with 17.3 ppg and 11.4 rpg along with 3.3 blocks.
Here's our full, two-minute interview with Lucas, who touches on the idea of playing defense end and more: