Bellarmine College Prep quarterback K.J. Carta-Samuels announced Wednesday on his Twitter account that he has committed to Washington.
"I'm excited to play for Coach Pete," Carta-Samuels wrote, referring to new Washington coach Chris Petersen.
Signing day is Feb. 5.
Carta-Samuels visited Washington and Petersen's former school, Boise State, last weekend and came away impressed with both.
"The Washington visit was awesome," Carta-Samuels said this week in a text message. "It was sweet. Great facilities. Great coaches. Just an awesome environment."
Carta-Samuels, rated a four-star recruit (out of five stars) by both Rivals.com and Scout.com, committed to Vanderbilt in summer 2012 but withdrew last week after James Franklin stepped down to become Penn State's coach.
When you talk about the area's best wrestlers, you start with Gilroy. The Mustangs' lineup is stacked once again, led by defending state champion and last year's Mercury News wrestler of the year Nikko Villarreal. The Arizona State-bound senior is ranked No. 1 in the state by the California Wrestler at 145 pounds.
Gilroy's Stanford-bound Paul Fox, a state runner-up last year, is the state's top-ranked wrestler at 152.
Locsin, also bound for Stanford, was the Mercury News wrestler of the year in 2012 after he won the state title at 113 pounds.