Watch the nation's No. 1 recruit Jaelan Phillips do back flip at 270 pounds

BY Bruce Feldman • March 22, 2017

Jaelan Phillips was ranked by recruiting sites as the nation's No. 1 prospect in the 2017 class. The Redlands, Calif. native enrolled early at UCLA and has wasted little time turning heads there.

Phillips is almost 6-6 and his weight is up to 270 pounds--which is about 20 pounds bigger than many had him listed in the recruiting process.

Teammates and staffers have marveled at his athleticism and his uncanny ability to change direction -- especially for such a big man.

Here's a good example of Phillips' Freaky athleticism:


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