Going into his visit with UCLA this past weekend of one of the nation’s top wide receiver prospects in Adrian Arrington (6-4, 180, 4.5) from Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Washington thought he had his college choices narrowed down to two. UCLA wasn’t one of them. After the visit it is now a three-horse race for Arrington’s services.
“Adrian had a good time,” Washington head coach Paul James said. “Before the visit it seemed that Adrian had narrowed it down to Iowa and Michigan.”
“After his visit with UCLA,” James said. “UCLA is right there with Michigan and Iowa.”
Arrington is going stall his decision and leave everyone lingering, an announcement is imminent.
“I think Adrian will make his announcement this Thursday (Jan. 29) at the school,” James said. “I think he is going to announce at 3:00 PM PST.
Arrington had 57 receptions for 914 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior in 2003. He is also a solid return man. Arrington returned nine kickoffs for 312 yards and scored a touchdown. He also returned 17 punts for 102 yards.
On defense, Arrington had three picks and two fumble recoveries.
“Adrian has outstanding hops,” James said. “He can make the acrobatic catch and he’s a tremendous runner after the catch.”
Arrington is a member of the Rivals.com top 100 team landing at the 98 prospect at any position in the nation. He is rated by Rivals.com as the nation’s number 11 wide receiver prospect.
Arrington is also a member of the Rivals.com Midlands Sweet 66 team landing as the regions number 23 prospect at any position. He is ranked by Rivals.com as the number one prospect at any position in the state of Iowa and last but not least, Arrington is a member of the Rivals.com Midwest Major 50 team where he is considered the number 19 prospect in the Midwest region.