Kirkland, rated three stars and the No. 52 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com, follows his father Dean, who was a three-year UW letterman from 1988-90.
Kirkand’s verbal commitment brings the total number of public commitments to 17 for Washington’s 2017 recruiting class. The first day of the signing period for 2017 prospects begins Wednesday.
We’ll have more from Kirkland about this breaking news as soon as possible.