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Former UCLA Bruin Wide Receiver Earns All-Pro Linebacker's Praise

Making waves this early into his career.

After going undrafted due to a poor combine showing, one former Bruin didn't just make a 53-man roster but made great impressions for his new superstar teammates. 

Former UCLA product Jake Bobo showed out during the preseason with the Seahawks and earned a spot on Seattle's roster, one that boasts Bobby Wagner, who had much to say about the Bruin's skills. 

Wagner has been one of the best defensive players of his generation as a multi-time All-Pro and Pro Bowler on top of being a Super Bowl champion in 2013, so the compliments haven't been easy to come by. 

A leader on and off the field, Wagner's return from the Rams last year has been a welcome sight to the Emerald City. 

For Bobo, the road to get here hasn't been easy, but the former Bruin showed out in his final year with UCLA. 

With 57 catches, over 800 yards, and seven touchdowns, Bobo was a prime target for fellow preseason standout in new Browns backup QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson. 

After nabbing a few touchdowns for the Seahawks with 125 receiving yards over three preseason contests, Bobo will have a shot to rise the depth chart in the Pacific Northwest. 

Alongside DK Metcalf, veteran Tyler Lockett, and fellow rookie Jaxson Smith-Njigba, targets will be at the disposal of signal caller Geno Smith in his second season with the team. 

Additions to the defense with new corner Devon Witherspoon and Wagner, among others, will be welcome sights for a team that many thought would be rebuilding last season.

Poised for a playoff spot in a weak NFC, Bobo will have a chance to make some noise alongside his Seattle teammates like Wagner this year. 

Clearly, the middle linebacker sees something in the rookie, and it's never a bad thing to have veterans like him back your talents.