San Diego WR Has Tedford Ties

Davon Dunn, the 6-0, 180-pound receiver prospect from San Diego (Calif.) Lincoln, has the NFL all around him. The son of a NFL veteran, Dunn also attends the alma mater of a Heisman Trophy winner, and a Super Bowl MVP. His dad also played under Jeff Tedford, and Cal is one of the talented younger Dunn's multiple offers...

San Diego (Calif.) Lincoln has produced a Heisman Trophy winner (Marcus Allen) and a Super Bowl MVP (Terrell Davis), as well as another top-three NFL pick (Akili Smith).

While it's still early to tell who the next big time prospect from Lincoln will be, receiver Davon Dunn (6-0, 180) has the bloodlines on his side.

The son of former Fresno State and NFL receiver David Dunn (seven years in the league), the younger Dunn is one of San Diego's top offensive prospects in one of its deepest years in a while.

Dunn has five scholarship offers and several more schools are watching him closely this spring.

"I have offers from Fresno State, San Diego State, Arizona, Cal and Colorado," said Dunn. "Everyone but San Diego State wants me to play slot receiver, but San Diego State wants me for corner. I want to play on offense though."

In addition to the quintet that has offered, Dunn is getting serious interest from Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, USC, Notre Dame, Colorado State, Boise State and Nebraska.

"I think Boise State and Oregon State could be the next schools to offer, but then Oregon and UCLA are talking with me a lot, too, so they could be next. It's alright though because I'm going to take some time and some visits and see what the schools are about," said Dunn. "I haven't really decided on a top five but more than likely I'm going to play in the Pac-10 because I like the conference, but I'm still liking Fresno State."

That's because Dunn grew up a Fresno State fan, his father having played for the Bulldogs in the early 1990s. "My dad knows ultimately it's my decision," said Dunn. "But he's a Bulldog and he likes Fresno State."

Cal also has had a big impact on Dunn, thanks to his father's relationship with head coach Jeff Tedford. "Coach Tedford was his offensive coordinator when he was at Fresno State and my dad loved playing for him," said Dunn.

Meanwhile, his mother wants him to just stay in California. "I don't mind going to Arizona or Oregon for school, but my mom wants me to stay in California. She wants me at UCLA or Cal. But they know the choice is mine," said Dunn.

During his junior year, Dunn reached the end zone 29 times, 17 on the ground, eight through the air and four on returns.

Academically, he has a 3.0 GPA and scored a 1380 on the SAT.

Dunn will be at the Combine in Los Angeles next weekend. Top Stories