"Today Cierre was offered by UCLA," said Santa Clara athletic director Mike Schabert. "Arizona State also has offered him." The offers from the Bruins and Sun Devils joins Pac-10 offers from Cal, USC, Washington and Oregon.
As a junior, Wood scored 42 touchdowns, rushed for 2,612 yards on 178 carries and caught seven passes for 191 yards. He also played cornerback, recording 50 tackles and three interceptions and led Oxnard (Calif.) Santa Clara to the CIF-MidValley Division Title. Wood averaged 14.7 yards per carry and 200.9 yards per game. Following the season, Wood was named the CIF Player of the Year and Ventura County Player of the Year.
Academically, Wood is carrying a 3.5 GPA and will take the SAT in May or June.