The Opening Oakland Regional Recruiting Notebook

Recruiting news and notes from the The Opening Regional in Oakland...

Oakland (Calif.) Bishop O'Dowd 2019 running back Austin Jones has six offers already, from Oregon, where his teammate Jevon Holland just committed, Oregon State, San Jose State, UCLA, Utah and Washington, where his coach played running back.  Jones visited UCLA for their spring practice.

Oceanside (Calif.) El Camino four-star running back Chris Brown, the West's top running back, worked at both running back and linebacker on Sunday, and some schools are recruiting him for defense, like Arizona State, which offered him as a linebacker.  Brown said that he still has California, San Diego StateUCLA and Utah standing out a little more, with Brown having visited all four of those schools.

Graham (Wash.) Kapowsin 2019 four-star quarterback Dylan Morris has four offers, from NebraskaOregon State, his most recent offer, Washington and Washington State.  Morris also visited California on Saturday and will camp with UCLA this summer.  Morris was named the QB MVP on Sunday.

Tulare (Calif.) West receiver Emoryie Edwards has offers BYU, Duke, Arizona, Washington State and Fresno State standing out and has had visits from Boise State, Colorado and Colorado State this spring. Stanford, Cal, UCLA and Utah

Sacramento (Calif.) Inderkum four-star receiver Isaah Crocker named his top eight earlier in the spring- CaliforniaNebraskaNotre DameOregonOregon StateUCLAUSC and Utah.  His next trim is planned for this summer when he cuts his list to a top five.

Pittsburg (Calif.) 2019 defensive tackle Jacob Bandes has picked up three Pac-12 offers in the last week, from Oregon StateUCLA and Utah to go with his first offer from San Jose State.  Before The Opening, Bandes visited USC and UCLA unofficially.

Lake Oswego (Ore.) quarterback Jake Dukart is one of the more intriguing prospects in the West.  A commit to play baseball at Arizona State, Dukart had a number of schools watch him throw this spring and with more football attention, he decommitted from the Sun Devils and is now wanting to play football in college.  Oregon State offered him right after he decommitted from Arizona State and he plans to visit Nebraska this month.  His father played baseball at Nebraska too so the Huskers have long been a family favorite.  Dukart also visited California on Saturday for an unofficial.

Sanger (Calif.) 2019 athlete Jalen Cropper has five offers from NevadaOregonOregon StateUCLA and Utah. Cropper has visited UCLA and Fresno State this spring and Oregon has a commitment from his 7v7 teammate, Steve Stephens.  He plans to visit Eugene this summer.

Clovis (Calif.) Buchanan 2020 running back Kendall Milton has seven offers as he wraps up his freshman year. Milton said offers standing out are from UCLAFresno State, Utah, Oregon State and BYU.  His most recent offer was from Arizona.  Milton has visited Fresno State, San Jose State and UCLA.

South Lake Tahoe (Calif.) tight end McCallan Castles is up to 18 offers, with Mississippi his most recent offer and first from the SEC.  The Pac-12 schools standing out to him are ColoradoUtah and California, along with Boise State and Duke.  Notre Dame has also started to show some interest in him.

Eugene (Ore.) Sheldon 2019 quarterback Michael Johnson Jr. moved from the Bay Area to Eugene when his father, Mike Sr., took the receivers coach job at Oregon.  The Ducks have offered Johnson, one of his 11 offers, and he also has offers from schools like LSUOhio State and Florida State.  Johnson said despite his dad being at Oregon now, he's completely wide open.

Sacramento (Calif.) Grant defensive tackle Niti Liu has five offers, from ArizonaColorado, Fresno StateHawaii and UCLA and said the Bruins, where he visited earlier this month, are his leader right now.  Liu plans to visit USC and California this summer.

Mountain View (Calif.) St. Francis defensive tackle Tyler Manoa named a top group earlier this spring of Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, where he was once committed, California, Colorado and Utah but recent offers from Oregon State and UCLA have added them to his top group.

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