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Greg Gaines Is A Husky - 3 Star DT - La Habra CA

Adding a big body in the middle is always nice, and Gaines is no slug.

Greg Gaines, Defensive Tackle

Height: 6-2

Weight: 300

Rankings: 37 3* Scout / 77 (CA) 3* Rivals / 63 3* 247

Offer sheet: Boise State, Colorado, Fresno State

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A onetime Boise State commit, Scout.com lists Gaines as the #7 DT on the west coast. He's a huge kid for his age, and looks like he can grow to become a solid clogger in the middle of this Husky defense in future years. And not only is he big, but he's also got great mobility and a high motor, as evidenced by his playing defensive end for his high school team.

If the Huskies are going to take their defense from "very good" to a great one, then they have to hit on guys like Gaines. If he lives up to his potential and teams with a guy like Elijah Qualls, the interior of the UW defense could look quite fearsome in a few years.

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