Jalen Sami, a defensive tackle from Vista Ridge High School in Colorado Springs, announced on Twitter that he would play football for the Buffaloes and sign his letter of intent on Wednesday.
"I'm glad to announce that I will be continuing my education & football career at CU Boulder!" Sami tweeted.
The 6-foot-5, 325-pounder is a late bloomer. As of Saturday, his only scholarship offers were from Northern Colorado and CSU-Pueblo.
Sami visited the Buffs last weekend and received an offer on Sunday. He also received a late offer from Ole Miss on Monday.
Sami fills a need for the Buffs, who were hoping to sign a prep prospect to play nose tackle in their 3-4 defense.
In December, the Buffs signed JUCO transfer Javier Edwards to play nose tackle, hoping he can fill a hole immediately. Now, they will also get a chance to develop Sami.
With signing day coming up on Wednesday, here's a look at CU's recruiting class:
Junior college players who have signed letters of intent and plan to enroll this month:
DT - Javier Edwards, Blinn College, 6-foot-3, 350 pounds (3 stars)
DE - Shamar Hamilton, ASA College in Miami, 6-4, 230 (3 stars)
DT - Chris Mulumba, Diablo Valley College, 6-4, 280 (2 stars)
DB - Dante Wigley, Holmes CC, 6-2, 188 (3 stars)
High school players who enrolled earlier this month at CU:
WR - Jaylon Jackson, Cedar Hill, Texas, 5-10, 171 (3 stars)
S - Isaiah Lewis, Granite Bay, Calif.
QB - Tyler Lytle, Anaheim, Calif., 6-4, 210 (3 stars)
OL - Jake Moretti, Arvada, 6-5, 290 (4 stars)
DE - Dante Sparaco, Englewood, 6-5, 245 (3 stars)
Players expected to sign letters of intent on Wednesday:
CB - Kevin George, Georgia Military College, 6-3, 177 (3 stars)
WR - Maurice Bell, Murrieta, Calif., 6-0, 170 (3 stars)
DE - Jacob Callier, Bellflower, Calif., 6-2, 247 (3 stars)
RB - Alex Fontenot, Richmond, Texas, 5-11, 185 (3 stars)
OLB - Nate Landman, Danville, Calif., 6-3, 210 (3 stars)
CB - Chris Miller, Denton, Texas, 5-11, 173 (3 stars)
LB - Chase Newman, La Mirada, Calif., 6-2, 210 (3 stars)
WR - K.D. Nixon, DeSoto, Texas, 5-8, 175 (4 stars)
ATH - Sebastian Olver, Kentfield, Calif., 6-5, 248 (3 stars)
OL - Heston Paige, Highlands Ranch, 6-5, 270 (3 stars)
OL - Grant Polley, Denton, Texas, 6-4, 285 (4 stars)
DT - Jalen Sami, Colorado Springs, 6-5, 325 (0 stars)
WR - Laviska Shenault, DeSoto, Texas, 6-1, 203 (4 stars)
OL - William Sherman, Allen, Texas, 6-3, 294 (3 stars)
LB - Jonathan Van Diest, Englewood, 6-1, 235 (3 stars)
DE - Carson Wells, Bushnell, Fla. (2 stars)
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