Bellevue senior offensive lineman Henry Roberts announced his commitment to Washington on Wednesday evening via Twitter.
The 6-foot-6, 270-pounder is the highest-ranked offensive lineman in the state and listed at No. 25 nationally at the position by Scout.com. A four-star recruit, Roberts also held offers from a handful of Pac-12 schools, including Stanford, USC and UCLA, as well as Michigan and Wisconsin.
“It feels so awesome,” Roberts said. “I always knew I was going to be a Husky. With Coach (Chris Petersen) coming to UW, I knew it was the place for me.”
Roberts has thrived in the Wolverines’ unique wing-T offense and has blocked for top prospects Budda Baker, Myles Jack and Timmy Haehl, among others. He will join five teammates from last year’s Bellevue squad at Washington.
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“Thank you to the Bellevue High School coaching staff, coach Butch (Goncharoff) and coach (Pat) Jones, because without them I don’t believe this would have happened,” Roberts said.
Roberts begins his season in California on Saturday against nationally-ranked Serra (Calif.), as Bellevue takes its 54-game winning streak to the prestigious Honor Bowl.