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Washington Football Early Signing Period: MJ Tafisi is a Husky

The three-star inside linebacker comes to Washington via Sandy, Utah.

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Washington Huskies linebackers coach Bob Gregory secured his latest player today, when three-star inside linebacker MJ Tafisi (6-1, 220 lbs.) submitted his letter of intent to play for UW.

Tafisi selected the Huskies over scholarship offers from California, Oregon, Utah and Vanderbilt, to name a few. Writing for, Blair Angulo said the following of Tafisi at the all-Poly camp last June in Sandy, Utah:

Coaches searching for a steady inside linebacker should look no further than Tafisi. The three-star prospect flew to the football, hit holes at full speed to meet blocks and ball carriers, and might have been the most reliable tackler in the event.

Check out the highlights of Tafisi’s junior season below.