Former No. 1 Overall Recruit “Considering Transfer” To These 2 Programs

first_imgJaelan Philips chases down the quarterback.PASADENA, CA – SEPTEMBER 01: Desmond Ridder #9 of the Cincinnati Bearcats runs from Jaelan Phillips #15 of the UCLA Bruins at Rose Bowl on September 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)A former five-star recruit reportedly left his college football program and is now considering a transfer to two different programs. 247Sports reported in December that former No. 1 overall recruit Jaelan Phillips left the UCLA football program.Phillips, a sophomore, was the No. 1 recruit in the 2017 class.According to a new report from 247Sports, Phillips is considering a transfer to USC or Stanford. Here’s more from the report:Former UCLA linebacker Jaelan Phillips is considering a transfer to USC or Stanford, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told 247Sports.The former star recruit suffered numerous injuries over his two seasons with the Bruins, including a concussion and other injuries that held him to just four games in 2018. He racked up seven tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks during a freshman and one sack and 20 tackles in four games this year.After playing in just four games this season, Phillips can employ the new redshirt rule and enter his next program as a redshirt sophomore.[247Sports]last_img

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