With Signing Day wrapped up for 2017, Scout already turns its attention to the class of 2018 and here is a Watch List of athletes from the West in that class.
Names to Know:
Talanoa Hufanga, Corvallis (Ore.) Crescent Valley
Does everything well but we love him on defense as a safety or outside 'backer.
Kobe Smith, Gardena (Calif.) Serra
Athletic two-way player we think ends up as a receiver in college. Also talented hooper.
Tennessee Pututau, Salt Lake City (Utah) Cottonwood
Utah has been churning out quality defensive lineman, Pututau is another elite one.
Ely Doyle, Mission Hills (Calif.) Alemany
Hard hitting safety prospect who can cover as well.
Trey Lowe, Portland (Ore.) Jesuit
Explosive corner/receiver prospect who could end up on either side of the ball.
Malone Mataele, Santa Margarita (Calif.)
Has big play potential at safety, receiver or running back.
Toa Taua, Lompoc (Calif.)
Hard hitting safety but has great film as a running back.
Bryan Addison, Gardena (Calif.) Serra
Long, rangy prospect who could develop in to a ballhawking free safety.
Treshaun Harrison, Seattle (Wash.) Garfield
Explosive kid with a ton of speed and burst and could play four positions at the next level.
Others to Watch:
Alijah Allen, Buena Park (Calif.)
Devon Williams, Lancaster (Calif.) Antelope Valley
Dimitri Stanley, Englewood (Colo.) Cherry Creek
Elisha Guidry, Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta
Isaiah Ifanse, Bellevue (Wash.)
Isaiah Tufaga, Honolulu (Hawaii) St. Louis
Josh Madison, Newbury Park (Calif.)
Kalonji West, Pasadena (Calif.)
Matthew Tago, Quartz Hill (Calif.)
Max Borghi, Arvada (Colo.) Pomona
Tariq Bracy, Milpitas (Calif.)
Tre Weed, Sumner (Wash.)