Cali OL in town on unofficial this weekend

OREGON STATE HAS several known offers out to offensive linemen in the 2013 class. One among them, a 6-4, 260-pounder out of San Clemente, Calif., will be in Corvallis this weekend on an unofficial visit to meet Mike Riley and check out the Beavs.

San Clemente offensive lineman Sean Harlow will be visiting Oregon and Oregon State unofficially this weekend, two of the schools that have offered him.

"I have the six offers right now, from Oregon, Oregon State, Washington, Utah, Colorado and Boise State," said Harlow. "I'm taking an unofficial visit to Oregon State and Oregon and checking them out this weekend."

For Harlow, it's the first of what will be a few visits this spring.

"I'm going to Washington next month for their Junior Day and I'm probably going to go out to Utah too and check them out," said Harlow.

Playing opposite five-star offensive tackle Kyle Murphy last fall, and protecting quarterback Travis Wilson, got Harlow on the map.

"It definitely helped with Travis and Kyle last year, but I've got all of these offers already and I haven't even sent out my highlight film. All of my options are open and when I send out my film, I think more could come, but I'm not really sure from who," said Harlow.

Harlow played right tackle last fall but will switch to left tackle with Murphy headed to Stanford. Where he plays in college, though, remains to be seen.

"The plan is to flip over to left tackle this year, and I could play there in college or they could move me to guard," said Harlow. "It all depends on where they really need me in college."

The son of former USC offensive lineman Pat Harlow, the Trojans were always Harlow's favorite team growing up.

"USC would be tough to turn down, but it's not like if they offer, I'm going to commit right away," said Harlow. "I'll definitely weigh my options, but I've definitely been watching them my whole life. I went to their Junior Day and talked with Coach (James) Cregg and I'll be going up there next week for a practice. I get letters from them a lot.

Harlow said he's talked with his dad about the recruiting process at length.

"It's been a while since he was recruited but he always says don't base it just on the coaches, because you're never sure how long they'll be there, but the base it on the overall atmosphere and the guys coming in, because you're going to be with them for the next four or five years," said Harlow.

Headed into this weekend, Harlow said his camp plans are likely going to just be the Nike Camp and the USC Rising Stars Camp.

Utah is also making a push for Harlow, with Wilson with the Utes.

"I'm close to Travis but he doesn't really pressure me," said Harlow. "Obviously in joking he says they want me, but he's just giving me a hard time more than pushing me."

Harlow said he doesn't want to rush into a decision.

"I'm going to give it time, I don't want to rush it and pull out later," said Harlow. "I'll probably wait to decide though. I want to focus on my senior season and focus on where I'm going to go afterwards."

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