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Bryan Paull is going to UConn

Bryan Paull was sold on his visit to the University of Connecticut over the weekend, and when he left the campus, there was no doubt in his mind that he would be playing his football for the Huskies over the next four years.

The 6-4, 290-pound offensive lineman from Douglas loved everything about his visit, and when he headed back to South Florida, his mind had already been made up.

“I loved everything about the visit,” said Paull, one of the top line prospects in the region. “From offensive line coach Mike Foley to head coach Randy Edsall and the entire campus, this was the perfect fit for me.”

Originally from Illinois, Paull wasn’t worried about the cold weather, although he did admit that it would take a little getting used to, but the direction the school is moving in and the fact that the Huskies are in the middle of an impressive recruiting year, was a major factor for this two-sport (wrestling) athlete.

While he is in the middle of the wrestling season, where he competes for the legendary Randy Miller and trains with his father, Timothy, Paull will take time out to prepare for the Miami-Dade/Broward All-Star game at Flanagan High on Jan. 15.

Paull was noticed in the spring by several colleges, but none offered the impressive athlete. While he understands that colleges who watch him in the upcoming all-star game will start to make offers, he is satisfied with his decision. One that fellow Broward County standouts Brandon Steg (LB/TE, 6-3, 220, Taravella) and Plantation’s Gilbert St. Louis (S, 5-10, 175) have already made.

“Bryan is one of those players that coaches will be kicking themselves for not getting in sooner,” said Charles Fishbein of Elite Scouting Services. “We watched him during the spring and came away impressed. We told several colleges that we work with to give him a look. I think Uconn just came away a great player!”

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