John West might be the best lineman in the state of Colorado that has yet to be profiled. He comes from a talent-rich squad at Montbello and is beginning to make a name for himself. He received May phone calls from a few top programs and recently attended the Nebraska camp. The Buffs are in his top five."> John West might be the best lineman in the state of Colorado that has yet to be profiled. He comes from a talent-rich squad at Montbello and is beginning to make a name for himself. He received May phone calls from a few top programs and recently attended the Nebraska camp. The Buffs are in his top five.">

Colorado Lineman Can Play Either Side

<a href="http://scout.theinsiders.com/a.z?s=148&p=8&c=1&nid=1163830">John West</a> might be the best lineman in the state of Colorado that has yet to be profiled. He comes from a talent-rich squad at Montbello and is beginning to make a name for himself. He received May phone calls from a few top programs and recently attended the Nebraska camp. The Buffs are in his top five.

Height: 6-5 1/2
Weight: 290
40 time: 5.0
Bench: 315
Squat: 415
Vertical:'22
From: Denver, Colorado
High School: Montbello

"My top schools are Colorado State, Nebraska, Texas, Miami, and Colorado," said West. "Texas is my top choice."

John received May phone calls from Nebraska, USC, and Kansas State.

He is impressed with CU as a whole. "Colorado has good football and academics. They have a couple of fields I would like to major in."

West plays defensive tackle at Montbello and prefers the spot, but the Nebraska coaches told him he might think about trying another position when he attended their camp. "They tried me at offensive tackle and told me I looked pretty good there. They said that they think that is the position I will make it at."

John is going to try to attend the upcoming CSU camp, but if he can't make that one he will attend a camp at Oregon.

Montbello Head Coach Oliver Lucas says of West, "The kid can flat-out run. He can jump, he can run, he is just a great athlete for his size. He is fast, strong, and and has great hands."

John talks about his own game. "I have great focus and I go all out on every play. I give nothing but 100 percent."

He carries a 2.9 core GPA and scored a 17 on his ACT, but will take it again. West would like to major in Business or Engineering.


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