Many believed the week couldn't get much better, but it just did for Husky fans. Bellevue safety Budda Baker has committed to Washington Baker, who was previously committed to Oregon, chose the Huskies over UCLA, who made a valiant attempt to sway the young man away from his homestate, similar to Myles Jack last year -- this time the Bruins came up short. Baker cited family, friends, and the fact that Chris Petersen is a man and coach like Butch Goncharoff at Bellevue. Realdawg.com staff, as well as most senior experts on 247 Crystal Ball'd Baker to UW early when he decommitted to Oregon, while others were still believing UCLA was the school to beat -- but in the past two days all experts from just about every network began to sense Baker would stay home. This is a giant pick-up for Chris Petersen and his recruiting efforts after just two short months, and it speaks highly of his commitment to keep the best players in the state of Washington.
Budda Baker Commits to Washington
247 Sports | Feb 5