RECRUITING: San Diego LB has a leader

San Diego linebacker Scott White talks about his leader what he's looking for in a college


JH: Are you still playing high school ball?

SW: We are in the semi-finals right now. We played Serra last weekend and won 51-7. I had a good game, I guess. I had 14 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and a blocked punt in the game. My hamstring is back to 100 percent, but the coaches decided to only play me on defense.

JH: How is recruiting going?

SW: Washington is here at my house right now and Oklahoma comes tomorrow. I am looking forward to meeting Coach (Chuck) Long. I just got back from my trip to Colorado and I had a good time. I still think Washington and Oklahoma are my two schools, but Colorado was OK. I really like the people at Colorado, but I think that Nebraska and Oklahoma are going to be the teams to beat in that conference for sometime, and both of those schools are recruiting me. So, I have to consider them over Colorado. One thing that is holding me to Colorado is their linebacker coach Brian Cabral, who is a phenomenal guy. I really like him and think he is a great guy.

JH: Are you leaning to any particular school at this point?

SW: I am leaning to Washington a little bit, but Oklahoma is right there. Washington's lifestyle is a little more what I am used to, but Oklahoma is a little ahead football-wise. They both are equal academics-wise.

JH: It sounds like the most important thing to you is how comfortable you will be in the community?

SW: That's right, because I want to be comfortable where I am going to live the next four years. Oklahoma is the top football school that I am looking at, but it is a totally different way of life and that is something that I am wrestling with. I am not trying to say that it is not a good way of life, but it is different for me. Washington is a lot closer to the style of life that I am used too.

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