It was Cameron Colvin Night!

GoBlueWolverine Magazine was there as De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) WR <b>Cameron Colvin</b> put on a one-man show Friday night in front of an overflowing crowd (including <b> Guess Who!</b>) at Pittsburg as De La Salle beat their arch-rival Pirates 26-0. Pittsburg is the last team to beat the 1991.

De La Salle (Concord, Calif) WR Cameron Colvin (Sept. 13 official visit, STAN Nike stats: 6-1, 188 lbs., 4.31 in the 40, 3.85 shuttle, 32.4 inch vertical, 13 bench press reps. … 2.8 GPA/16 ACT) showed Friday night why he is one of the most sought after players in the country. After missing last weeks game against Deer Valley with a sore groin, Colvin didn't waste any time letting people know he was back to play. He took the opening kickoff and raced 95 yards for a touchdown to give the Spartans a 6-0 lead. It turned out to be the deciding score as De La Salle extended its national record winning streak to 147 games with a convincing 26-0 win over arch-rival Pittsburg. It's the second-straight shutout for the Spartans, and fifth this year. De La Salle has outscored its opponents 360-32 so far this season. The Spartans improved to 9-0 on the year.

Michigan defensive backs coach Ron English was seen strolling the sidelines, as the U-M coaches are taking advantage of the bye-week to check out prospects. English is responsible for recruiting the West Coast.

Colvin stayed quiet the remainder of the first half as De La Salle took a 12-0 lead into the locker room at halftime. After kicking off to the Pirates to start the second half, De La Salle got the ball back and marched down the field, ending an almost seven minute drive with a 23 yard Anthony Gutierrez pass to Colvin for the touchdown, putting the Spartans up 19-0. On the first play of the next Pittsburg possesion, Colvin promptly picked off a Pirate pass. Shortly afterwards Gutierrez connected with Colvin again on a 45 yard scoring pass to make it 26-0, where it stayed. A late 4th quarter fumble by De La Salle deep in Pittsburg territory kept the score from being higher.

Afterwards, Colvin told me he was feeling none of the effects of the groin strain. "I felt great tonight," he said. "On the kickoff return there was no pain. I've been working hard and tonight it paid off."

Colvin not only showed his blazing straight ahead speed, but he showed a fantastic ability to change directions. On a reverse, the Pirate defense completely shut down the side the play was originally designed to run. Instead of taking the loss, Colvin promptly reversed direction and, after evading a host of Pittsburg defenders, gained about 7 yards. Unfortunately a holding penalty negated the effort, but it was very impressive nonetheless. The young man has a variety of weapons in which to beat opponents and they were all out Friday.

Colvin experienced a brief glimpse of Michigan-type weather as the mercury dropped into the 40's during last weeks game against Deer Valley in Antioch. "Yeah, it made me think a bit about what I want to do," he told me. "But Michigan is still my top school. I didn't get to play at all last week so standing around in that cold wasn't very fun. I'm sure it's different when you're playing."

With Coach English roaming the sidelines I asked Colvin if they had a chance to chat. "He stopped by as he was leaving and said he would call me soon, that was it," he said (that's all that is allowed by the NCAA, just a quick hello).

Colvin's Godfather, Jay Lightner, said to me after the game that they are looking at setting up visits to USC, Oregon, and Miami right now but that nothing has been decided. USC and Michigan appear to be the top two for the talented wide-out -- a USC coach was at the game as well.

Colvin has mentioned for sometime that he would like to make his decision in January and announce it at the CaliFlorida All-Star game on Jan. 2. Friday he said he may have to alter those plans, "I may not get a chance to get all my visits in before the (CaliFlorida) game so I may wait to announce in February. I'm not sure yet."

De La Salle plays cross-town rival Ygnacio Valley next Friday.

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