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UCLA Football Recruiting, National Signing Day 2012 Recap: Ellis McCarthy, Devin Fuller, Ishmael Adams Headline Class

After back-to-back losing seasons under previous coach Rick Neuheisel, new head coach Jim Mora and the UCLA Bruins had their work cut out for them on National Signing Day 2012. The Bruins brought in 26 new players on Wednesday, looking to restock the cupboards in Westwood.

The headliners of the Bruins' class of 2012 are Ellis McCarthy, a consensus five-star defensive tackle from Monrovia High School, and quarterback Devin Fuller, a consensus four-star signal caller from Northern Valley High School and Old Tappan, New Jersey. In addition, four-star wide receiver Jordan Payton ultimately chose UCLA after previously committing to USC, California, and Washington.

UCLA had their class ranked No. 11 by Scout.com, No. 12 by Rivals, and No. 19 by ESPN. Here is the full list of all 26 Bruin recruits, using star ratings from both Rivals and Scout.com:

5-Star Recruits

Ellis McCarthy, defensive tackle from Monrovia High School

4-Star Recruits

Ishmael Adams, defensive back from Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village

Jeremy Castro, linebacker from Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta

Devin Fuller, quarterback from Northern Valley High School in Old Tappan, New Jersey

Jordan Payton, wide receiver from Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village

Aaron Porter, linebacker from La Habra High School

Marcus Rios, defensive back from Cosumnes Oaks in Elk Grove, California

3.5-Star Recruits

Lacy Westbrook, offensive lineman from Compton Dominquez High School (four stars from Rivals, three stars from Scout)

Javon Williams, wide receiver from Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona (four stars from Rivals, three stars from Scout)

3-Star Recuits

Colby Cyburt, offensive lineman from Mission Viejo High School

Randall Goforth, defensive back from Long Beach Poly High School

Simon Goines, offensive lineman from Keller Central High School in Keller, Texas

Carl Hulick, offensive lineman from Esperanza High School

Nate Iese, linebacker from Sheldon High School in Sacramento

Taylor Lagace, safety from Arcadia High School

T.J. Millweard, quarterback from All Saints Episcopal in Fort Worth, Texas

Fabian Moreau, running back from Western High School in Davie, Florida

Kenny Orjioke, "athlete" from Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia

Paul Perkins, "athlete" from Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona

Ian Taubler, tight end from Bullard High School in Fresno

Kenny Walker, wide receiver from Kennedy High School in Richmond, California

The Rest

Alexandru Ceachir, offensive lineman from the country of Moldova, via Santa Monica Community College

Eli Ankou, defensive lineman from Red Lion Christian Academy in Bear, Delaware

Justin Combs, defensive back from Iona Prep in New Rochelle, New York

Ka'imi Fairbairn, kicker from Punahou High School in Honolulu, Hawaii

Ahmaad Harris, wide receiver from Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee, Georgia

For more on the Bruins recruiting class, head over to Bruins Nation. For more on National Signing Day in General, head over to SB Nation's College Recruiting Page.