Will Stricklin II
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Local product, who missed all of last year with a leg injury ... Returned to play in the spring ... Is listed third at the coveted Aztec position heading into 2017.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2016)
Redshirted his first season after injuring his leg early on.
Earned three letters at Mission Hills High School in nearby San Marcos, Calif. ... Led the Grizzlies to a 32-6 (.842) record over his three years, including a 11-1 (.917) mark in league play ... MHHS went 11-1 in 2015 and 4-0 in league action, after going 9-3 (4-0 in Avocado East League) in 2014 and 12-2 (3-1) in 2013 ... The 2015 squad was undefeated in regular season, the first time that has occurred in school history ... Was a second-team all-CIF selection ... Also garnered all-league honors ... A two-star recruit by Rivals, Scout, 247sports and ESPN ... Received a grade of 77 by 247sports and a grade of 68 by ESPN ... Also competed on the track and field team at MHHS.
Willie Randolph Stricklin II was born Dec. 22, 1997, in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Nakia Stricklin ... Picked the Aztecs over an offer from Nevada ... Undecided on a major.