Bass has double-digit offer total

One of the most productive backs last year in California will also be one of the most coveted this year and for good reason. You don't just rack up over 2,300 yards and 36 touchdowns without having some ability. This running back has a lot of it and he is now pulling down offers at a pretty good clip.

One of the best, and fastest, running backs in the state of California is Corona (Calif.) Centennial's, Ryan Bass. Bass, at 5-foot-10 and 185-pounds, is right in the middle of track season.

"Yeah, I am running track," Bass said. "I am running the 100m, 200m, 4x100m and the long jump. My best 100m is about 10.8 and I am running anchor for the relay team."

On top of track, Bass is still managing being recruited for football. The offers are coming in fairly often now with the newest two coming in just days apart. The two new offers brings him up to a double-digit total.

"Recruiting is going good, staying busy. I just got some new offers. The other day I got one from Michigan State and Washington offered me last Friday."

"That makes ten offers for me. There's San Diego State, Colorado State, UTEP, Arizona, Ole Miss, Louisville, Minnesota and Nebraska. Those plus the new ones."

Sometimes having success in recruiting can lead to some sense of entitlement. Not for Bass. He knows that he has to keep up the hard work now and through college to realize his potential.

"I just try and say to myself that I need to keep working now to be better for the future and that I need to keep that up. I can't ever stop."

Bass is working on a couple of key things this spring and summer to be better at this fall. "I am pretty fast, but I am trying to get a little stronger. If there is something that I would say needs improvement then I would say it's my pass-blocking."

Bass is a big play threat at the running back position. He has the vision and the speed that college coaches covet. Once he makes it past the second level there are few that can do anything to catch him.

"I would say my vision. I have great vision and great speed. I can hit the hole hard and nobody can really catch me."

Last year Bass had a monster season. It lead to him pulling in top honors in the state, his league and his team. "I had 2,351 yards and 36 touchdowns last year. I got all-state, league MVP and team MVP last season as a junior."

With track going, and still some time to decide, Bass hasn't given much thought to spring/summer trips or camps and combines. He recently was asked to visit a PAC 10 team and he is thinking about making that trip.

"Not yet. I don't have any plans as of right now. The coach from Arizona and I were talking the other day and I might take a visit out there."

Bass is looking for his major in particular when it comes to picking out a school. He is also looking at getting on the field early to play as a true freshman.

"I am looking for a school that I can major in criminology and also a place where I can go in and play early. I want to go into law enforcement after college."

Check out Ryan Bass' video here on Scout.com!


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