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Minnesota Football Recruiting: Three-star linebacker Donald Willis commits to the Gophers

The boat is filling up this weekend with verbal commitments from three new Gophers

Head coach P.J. Fleck and co. are racking up the verbal commitments this weekend, with Ohio linebacker Donald Willis joining Florida linebacker James Gordon and defensive back T.J. Robinson, also of the Sunshine State.

Get to know Donald Willis

Height: 6’1’’
Weight: 202

Power 5 Scholarship Offers: Boston College, Illinois, Iowa State, Purdue, Rutgers, and West Virginia

247 Sports Composite Rating: .8527

Scouting Report

Willis is a sure tackler who can make plays in space. He excels as an edge rusher — when he blitzes, opposing quarterbacks don't have long before he finds them — but he also has the speed and athleticism to drop into coverage and has even lined up at safety for his high school team. His pass coverage technique is a work in progress though.

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