More Offers Could Be On The Way Soon For Ross

Riverside (Calif.) Polytechnic wide receiver Ykili Ross could be on the verge of multiple offers in the near future.

Polytechnic wide receiver Ykili Ross already has offers from programs such as Arizona State, Washington State and Oregon State, and more seem ready to pursue the 6-foot-2, 185-pound prospect.

In addition to his sharp route running and good footwork, Ross is a viable threat going deep and over the middle, making it look easy on his highlight film as he strides away from opposing defensive backs into the end zone.

That's likely one of the reasons Oregon has come into the picture recently. Ross has been in contact with wide receivers coach Matt Lubick and thinks an offer from the Ducks could be close.

"He told me that the whole staff was excited about me and that I was going to get the offer, but they're just waiting to come down and see me during the spring," he said. The visit could come sometime in April. Ross said that Lubick mentioned a number of qualities the staff liked after seeing his junior film.

"They said that I have really nice size, really fast and really quick," Ross said. "They said I was one of the best players they saw on film for 2015."

The compliment was an "eye-opener" for Ross. Even though he doesn't have a dream school, he's enjoyed the attention from a big name program. He went on to express how interested he is in Oregon.

"Heavy," Ross said. "Especially with how much success they've had and the recruits they get from California. I just think that would be a nice fit."

The Ducks aren't the only program closing in on Ross. Colorado offered him on Thursday and he said that UCLA and Oklahoma are two of the many schools staying in constant contact with him.

Behind them are a slew of other programs are showing interest. Ross said that he thinks Notre Dame, Washington, Arizona, Northwestern and even USC could be offering soon.

"[USC] invited me out to their spring practice this Saturday, but I'll be at a tournament so I can't go," Ross said. "I will be at their practice next weekend."

Indeed, Ross is staying busy with 7on7 tournaments and will be in Las Vegas this weekend representing the Frat Boyz at the Pylon Elite 7on7 Tournament. In addition to working out routinely, Ross said that the weekly tournaments have allowed him to develop his game and sharpen his skills against other top players.

"I'm getting to see different things, all different types of plays, all different types of players — everything," Ross said. "I'm just learning more about the game than I did in season."


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