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Pre-Signing Day Surprise, Fullback Christian Powell Rumored To Sign With Buffaloes

Multiple sites are reporting that Upland, California athlete Christian Powell will give his signature to the Colorado Buffaloes during tomorrow's signing day festivities. Powell is teammates with current Buffs commits Donta Abron and Marques Mosley, but he had been a member of UCLA's class until today. The versatile athlete will almost certainly play fullback in Eric Bienemy's offense. Huge get for the Buffaloes today.

Welcome aboard Christian!

Christian Powell

Position: Athlete
Measurables: 5-11/250
40 Yard Dash: N/A
High School: Upland (Upland, CA) H.S.

- Rivals: 3-star, 5.6
- 247Sports: 3-star, 82, #7 ranked FB
- Scout: 3-star, #4 ranked FB
- ESPN: 3-star, 75, #3 ranked FB

Other Schools of Interest: UCLA, Arkansas State, Nebraska, San Jose State, Texas A&M, Washington

Status: Verbal to Colorado

Notes: From Rivals ($):
"As a fullback, Powell rushed for 400 yards and seven touchdowns while averaging 10.0 yards per carry with a long run of 53 yards. As a receiver, he had seven receptions for 116 yards while averaging 16.7 yards per catch with a long of 29 yards.

Defensively, Powell was a one-man wrecking crew. He racked up 90 tackles, 15 sacks and two pass deflections."