Junior College Prospects

Oregon State has interest in a couple of junior college prospects from California, including a wide receiver being recruited by all of the Pac-10.

Information complied from JCFootball.com

Matt Miller
Wide Receiver
5-10, 171
Scottsdale CC
December Grad

Matt Miller opened the eyes of four-year coaches in attendance at the combine. He is a precise router runner and repeatedly beat DBs during one-on-one drills. Coach Bontemps says: "Matt is one of the best kids on the team. He did very well (last year) against Glendale's All-American safety, Eric Blackwell."

"Colorado State is real interested and wants him. Matt has an incredible work ethic. He started at wide receiver, kick returner, and punt returner for us as a freshman. He's like a horse! A blue-collar type person, who doesn't believe anyone can guard him," continued Bontemps. 

Boise State is another schools taking a look.

At the combine, Miller ran two 4.45 forties and posted a 4.01 shuttle. His 35-inch vertical and 18 reps of 185 pounds were also good numbers.

Describe your strengths and a few areas you'd like to improve in: "I run good patterns. I have good hands and good speed. I do need to get off the bump and run better."

What schools are looking at you early in the recruiting process? Pretty much all of the Pac-10, Boise St., Colorado State, Kentucky, and Alabama."

What are your personal goals? "We want to get back to the Valley of the Sun Bowl. Personally, I just want to go out and get a division I scholarship."


LB Chas Ryan
6-2, 233
Snow College
December Grad

If there's one player who really helped himself by attending the combine it was Snow linebacker, Chas Ryan.

He began last year at strong safety, but was moved to OLB where he backed up several good players.

"Chas started the last game for us last year," said Kilts. "He plays really well in space. He will knock your head off, too. I see him being a big recruit for us next year."

During combine testing he did nineteen reps at 225, ran a 4.8 forty, and amazed everyone with a 4.2 shuttle.

Schools such as Oregon, Arizona State, Oregon State, and Louisiana State are already taking an interest in Ryan.


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