Former Palisades High quarterback David Koral signed a national letter of intent to attend UCLA, Bruins head coach Karl Dorrell announced last week. He is one of six junior college transfers who have committed to the school in the last two weeks. Koral, a 6-2, 210-pounder from Santa Monica College, enjoyed a successful sophomore season for the Corsairs, completing 155 of 281 passes (55.2%) for 2,202 yards, 18 touchdowns and six interceptions. He is expected to enroll at UCLA for Winter Quarter and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining. As a senior at Palisades, Koral earned prep All-America honors from PrepStar magazine in 2000 and was rated the No. 6 quarterback in the West. In two seasons at Pali he passed for almost 9,000 yards. His junior year, he threw for 4,902 yards and 57 touchdowns and as a senior he accounted for 4,057 yards and 44 touchdowns, including a national high school record 764 yards against Van Nuys Grant. He signed with Vanderbilt out of high school.
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