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National Signing Day 2016: DE/OLB Keldric Preston signs with Wisconsin

For National Signing Day we are profiling each recruit that signs with Wisconsin, including DE Keldric Preston from Tampa, FL. Stay tuned to B5Q all week for more coverage of Wisconsin football's 2016 class.

Student Sports
Class Position Height Weight
2016 DE/OLB
6'4
245 lbs.
School Composite Ranking
Tampa (Fla.) Robinson
3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit No. 76 WDE

Keldric Preston brings great size and athleticism to the Wisconsin Badgers on the defensive side of the ball. Noted as a defensive end by the recruiting services, it appears he may start at outside linebacker for Justin Wilcox's defense. His signing is now official.

Rankings

Rivals: 3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit Grade: 5.5

ESPN: 3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit; Grade: 74; No. 103 DE; No. 458 Regional; No. 152 Florida

247: 3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit; Grade: 83; No. 81 WDE; No. 176 Florida

Scout: 3-star recruit3-star recruit3-star recruit; No. 126 DE; No. 50 South Region DE; No. 20 Florida DE

Verbally committed July 20, 2015

Preston held offers from Miami, Mississippi State, Penn State, and Pittsburgh, among other Power 5 programs.

Video highlights

Statistics

Senior: 64 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, one field goal

Junior: 39 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, five sacks