In addition to his Golden Gopher tender, Newby has offers from Oregon, Oregon State, Colorado, Utah, Arizona State, Washington State and Nebraska.
"Right now, my top schools are Cal, Oregon, USC and Nebraska," Newby told Scout.com's Brandon Huffman last week. "I'm really keeping that fifth spot open for now."
The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Newby finished his junior season with over 2,000 yards rushing and 35 touchdowns.
Academically, Newby has a 3.0 and scored a 1560 on the SAT.