4-Star QB Prospect Tags UCLA Football as Top Contender


UCLA football made him a scholarship offer in mid-February, days before DeShaun Foster was hired to replace Chip Kelly. Now, Madden Iamaleava has narrowed down his search for his collegiate home to two schools, Nebraska and UCLA, according to 247 Sports.

The 6’3″ 185 lbs quarterback is a unanimous 4-star player and is ranked as the 11th best at the position by 247 Sports and 15th by ESPN.

UCLA Football Named Front Runner For Top QB Prospect

Proximity may give the Bruins a leg up with the 2025 dual-threat QB as he is from Downey in Southern California.

As a junior, he led the Warren Bears to an 11-3 record, throwing 196 completions for 3626 yards and 43 touchdowns. He added another 305 yards and three touchdowns on the ground on 78 carries.

His brother, Nico, is currently a quarterback for the Tennessee Volunteers.

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