ranks Levi Onwuzurike as the nation's 101-ranked prospect.

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Levi Onwuzurike, a four-star defensive end from Allen, Texas, announced his commitment to the Huskies on Wednesday afternoon.

He is the 14th public commitment to the Huskies for this class. ranks the 6-foot-3, 248-pound Onwuzurike as its 101st prospect in the nation.

Onwuzurike was named the Dallas-area’s defensive player of the year by the Dallas Morning News after posting 53 tackles and 8.5 sacks while helping powerhouse Allen to a 14-1 record in 2015.

He chose UW over Michigan, Baylor and Arizona State.

Here are his highlights:

With the graduation of outside linebackers Travis Feeney and Cory Littleton — UW’s top two sack leaders in 2015 — Onwuzurike will have the opportunity to add much-needed depth to the Huskies’ pass rush in 2016.

Onwuzurike (pronounced owen-zur-REE-kay) is the seventh four-star recruit in this class. By comparison, in eight seasons as the head coach at Boise State, Chris Petersen signed a total of four four-star recruits.

National signing day is Feb. 3. The Huskies are believed to have two or three more scholarships available for this class.


Daniel Bridge-Gadd, QB, 6-3, 195, Paradise Valley HS, Phoenix, Ariz.*
Sean McGrew, RB, 5-7, 175, St. John Bosco HS, Bellflower, Calif.
Aaron Fuller, WR, 5-10, 170, Lovejoy HS, Allen, Texas
Jacob Kizer, TE, 6-5, 235, West Salem HS, Salem, Ore.
Nick Harris, OL, 6-1, 275, JSerra Catholic HS, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
Luke Wattenberg, OL, 6-5, 275, JSerra Catholic HS, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Levi Onwuzurike, DE, 6-3, 248, Allen HS, Allen, Texas
Amandre Williams, DE, 6-3, 225, Tahoma HS, Covington
Camilo Eifler, OLB, 6-2, 219, Bishop O’Dowd HS, Oakland, Calif.
Brandon Wellington, OLB, 6-0, 217, Eastside Catholic HS, Sammamish
Isaiah Gilchrist, CB, 5-11, 190, Bellevue HS, Bellevue
Kentrell Love, CB, 6-2, 175, Centennial HS, Corona, Calif.
Taylor Rapp, S, 6-0, 200, Sehome HS, Bellingham*

Van Soderberg, K/P, 6-0, 200, Capital HS, Olympia

*enrolled at UW earlier this month