Big offensive lineman Seth Willis commits to BYU (Class of 2017)

Seth Willis is a 6-foot-6 315 pound offensive lineman who yesterday was offered a scholarship to play for the BYU football team (Class of 2017).  He immediately accepted the offer and announced his verbal commitment via twitter:


willis_seth_150pxWillis preps at Newtown High School (CT), where he plays on both the offensive and defensive lines.  He was such a valuable part of the team that his high school coach Steve George called him “the most underrated player in Connecticut.”  He was named to the All-Conference second team at left tackle, was a team captain, and a member of the 1000 pound club.   He also throws (puts) the shot put for the track and field team.

Willis is not yet rated by Scout, Rivals, or ESPN but is ranked the No. 9 offensive lineman in Connecticut by MaxPreps. He holds scholarship offers from FCS programs Bucknell, Bryant, CCSU, Deleware State, Fordham, Holy Cross, Stetson; and has also seen some recruiting interest from Maryland and Utah State. Willis is LDS but his mission plans are not yet known.

Hometown: Newtown, Connecticut High School: Newtown
Class: 2017 HT/WT: 6’6”, 315 lbs.
Position: Offensive Line 40 time: 5.80
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat: 315/480 lbs.
Twitter: @seth_willy Vertical: 20 inches
Offer date: June 28, 2016 Commit date: June 28, 2016
Rivals:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Scout:2 Stars (2 / 5)
ESPN:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Average:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Offers: Bucknell, Bryant, BYU, CCSU, Delaware State, Fordham, Holy Cross, Stetson

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Seth Willis is the ninth commitment for the BYU Class of 2017.  For a comprehensive list of all of BYU’s c/o ’17 recruits and commitments click here. If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.

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