2002 Football Recruiting Table - 9/18/01

TW has landed three straight classes of very talented recruits, and that has expectations high for another crop of blue chips in this 2002 class. The BootBoard has been hopping for months now with recruiting banter, which has built up to this... the debut recruiting table!

Stanford Recruiting 2002

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Name:

Trent Edwards

Home: Los Gatos, CA

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 185

Forty: 4.85

Schools: Stanford, UCLA, Miami, UW, Mich

Offers: Everybody

TheBootleg Says: Our number one QB

What he's saying:

"Want a good education in case I get hurt."

Rankings: SP AA #10 QB

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 17

Misc: 125/160/2529 yds/29 TDs/4 picks; 15 carries/150 yds

Reported Grades:

3.9 / 1130

Name:

Ben Olson

Home:

Thousand Oaks, CA

Height: 6'4"

Weight: 205

Forty: 4.65

Schools: UCLA, USC, Stanford, BYU

Offers: Everybody

TheBootleg Says:

Don't count us out of this race.

What he's saying:

"I'll look at the depth charts but it's not a big factor. I want to find a place I'll like to be outside of football. Playing early is important but I don't mind redshirting. I think I'll take all my five trips."

Rankings: SP AA #1 QB

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 5

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.4 / 950. Will retake soon

Name:

David Lofton

Home:

Plano, TX

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 180

Forty: 4.4

Schools: Stanford, VA, ASU, IU and SYR

Offers: IU

TheBootleg Says:

Gotta love the bloodlines.

What he's saying:

"I throw deep well and can find the open WR. I also have good escapability and can buy extra time with my feet. I have to improve my mechanics and my decision-making."

Rankings: SP #78 Texas

Misc:

James Lofton's son.

40/78/690 yds passing/9 TDs/3 picks; 38 carries/196 yds/3 TDs

Reported Grades:

3.7 / 1240SAT, 1490 PSAT

RB

Name:

Brandon Hancock

Home:

Clovis, CA

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 242

Forty: 4.49

Schools: USC & Stanford

Offers: USC, Stanford, and many others.

TheBootleg Says:

What he's saying:

"Strong degree in business" and "academics and social life" keys;    "USC has better social life."
Stanford: "Second to none academics, beautiful campus, area and weather."
"Stanford team has great morale"

Rankings: SP AA #27 FB

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 4.0 / 1170

Name:

Glenn Ohaeri

Home:

San Bernadino, CA

Height: 5'9"

Weight: 190

Forty: 4.59

Schools: cal,

Stanford

Offers:

Entire Pac-10 has offered; also NDame and BC

TheBootleg Says:

What he's saying:

Dad favors Cal, mom favors Stanford
Criteria: "atmosphere, type of people at school, quality of education."

Rankings: SP AA #8 Skill Ath

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 89

Misc:

Jr year: 36 td's, 2550 yds rush, 12.3 ypc, 6 int's

Reported Grades:

3.3 / SAT in September

Name:

Chris Wilson

Home:

Baltimore, MD

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 240

Forty: 4.5

Schools:

Stanford leads

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

Classic Stanford fullback profile; perhaps a slightly faster Casey Moore?
Inside linebacker switch

What he's saying:

"It's an accomplishment just to be accepted"

Rankings: SP AA #2 FB

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.7 / 1420

Name:

Tre Smith

Home:

Venice, FL

Height: 5'11

Weight: 183

Forty: 4.43

Schools:

Nebraska and Florida lead, reported offer from Stanford; also Mich        Not wowed by any school yet

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:Neb Leads

What he's saying:

"Want to be on TV in good location"
"Want best football program in best town, clean and fun, laid-back."
"Also will look at education and graduation rate" (N.B.)
"Might be nice to go out of state"

Rankings: SP AA #11 RB

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

4.0 / 1140 (or 1160 2d report, 1180 in yet other report)

Name:

Steve Sarm

Home:

Naborville, IL

Height: X

Weight: X

Forty: X

Schools: X

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

FB

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP NI

Misc: X

Reported Grades: X

Name:

Tim Shaw

Home: Lay, MI

Height: 6'1

Weight: 215

Forty: 4.45

Schools: X

Offers: Purdue, Indiana, PState, MichSt offer        PState lead

TheBootleg Says:

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP #70 Midwest

Misc:

Reported Grades: 3.8/26

WR

Name:

Carl Tabb

Home:

Ann Arbor, MI

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 190

Forty: 4.4

Schools: X

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

What he's saying:

Presumed Michigan lead/near lock, but insists.  "I had no favorite school growing up."

Rankings: SP AA #27 WR

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.7/24

Name:

Ian Firestone

Home:

Sinking Spring, PA

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 195

Forty: 4.33

Schools: Mia, VA, GT, UNC, ND

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

NDame "not showing much love lately."        Keys: "Academics, campus, relationships with coaches"
Want a program "that throws a lot."

Rankings: SP AA #5 WR

Misc:

Jr yr: 101 catches(!) / 1456 yds / 22 TDs       

Reported Grades:

3.5 / 1020

Name:

Jake Stone

Home:

Limon, CO

Height: 6'6"

Weight: 225

Forty: 4.5

Schools:

Likes Stanford and the Ivies; reported Colorado lead

Offers: CSU, WYO

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP #33 Midlands

Misc:

Stanford skills camp: 23 yds/catch!

Reported Grades:

4.0 / 1470

Name:

Ben Obomanu

Home:

Selma, AL

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 184

Forty: 4.4

Schools: Ala, Aub, UF, Neb, LSU

Offers: 25 offers

TheBootleg Says:

Keep watching

What he's saying:

"I'm agile and quick and I can confuse DBs. I'm not afraid to go across the middle. If there's anything I could work on it would be to improve my footwork."

Rankings: SP AA #8 WR

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 81

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

4.4 / 1220

TE

Name:

Joe Newton

Home:

Sacramento, CA

Height: 6'8

Weight: 225

Forty: 4.9

Schools: X

Offers: Oregon State and Oregon

TheBootleg Says:

Just sent in app

What he's saying:

"I really don't have a leader right now," Newton said. "I'm looking for a school that has a strong combination of athletics and academics and I'm exploring all my options right now."

Rankings: SP AA #8 TE

Misc: 22 passes for 358 yards and six TDs. 170' discus thrower, 5th in state

Reported Grades: 3.76 GPA and scored a 1310 on the SAT

Name:

Curtis Justus

Home:

Perry, OK

Height: 6'7

Weight: 220

Forty: 4.5

Schools: MIA (AV, 1/8) slightly over FSU, MICH (AV), OU (AV, CP, attended 8/25 UNC game) and SO CAL

Offers: Miami, OU, UCLA, A&M, KState, Dartmouth (academic)

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"I want to play TE and am only considering those schools that want me for offense"

Rankings: SP AA #6 Jumbo Ath

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 82

Misc: 36 rec/590 yds/6 TDs; 12 sacks/returned one pick 75 yds for a TD; 3 carries/43 yds/1 TD

Reported Grades: 4.0/25

Name:

Chad Glover

Home:

Torrance, CA

Height: 6'6

Weight: 240

Forty: 5.0

Schools: X

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades: X

OL

Name:

David Beall

Home:

Vancouver, WA

Height: 6'6

Weight: 300

Forty: 5.4

Schools: UW, Ore ST.,

Offers: Stanford, NW, CU, Clem, and others

TheBootleg Says:

Biggins scouting report: "College body already";
"has dominated since sophomore year."

Stanford leads

What he's saying:

"I am so excited that has always been my dream."
"Stanford has always been my leader." Dave still favors STAN ("They have a pretty sizeable lead. I would call it big. I like their academics. The coaching staff is great and the campus is beautiful. I've met all the coaches and especially like OL coach McDonnell. I have already applied.")

Rankings: SP AA #26 OL

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.8/1270

Name:

Josiah Vinson

Home: Irving, TX

Height: 6'4

Weight: 291

Forty: 5.1

Schools:

GT, Texas, NDame, Stanford, LSU

Offers: 20 offers, including A&M, GT, Cal

TheBootleg Says:

This guy is a stud. Might help right away.

What he's saying:

"Academics first of all, and winning program, comfort and coaches"

favors ND (O, AV, RTH, "They have great tradition and have been consistently good for
the past century. I also like their mix of academics and football.",

Rankings: SP #39 Texas

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

4.4 / 1500 SAT

Name:

Troy Reddick

Home:

Albany, GA

Height: 6'6

Weight: 310

Forty: 5.2

Schools: X

Offers: Stanford offer (reported), also offers from GT, Clemson, Auburn

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"I want to play with a good strong QB"

Rankings: SP #23 GA

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.3/1130

Name:

Jeff Edwards

Home: Atlanta, GA

Height: 6'7

Weight: 250

Forty: 4.9

Schools: Ohio State, Clemson, GT, Maryland, Arkansas, Stanford

Offers: Ohio State, Clemson, GT, Maryland, Arkansas

TheBootleg Says:

Stanford leads

What he's saying:

 "Don't want to sit too long, want good fit in winning program"

Rankings: SP #18 GA

Misc: Teammate of Stanford CB Leigh Torrence

Reported Grades:

3.85 / 1250 in one report; 3.5 / 1250 in second report

Name:

Anthony Wollschlager

Home:

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Height: 6'5

Weight: 295

Forty: 5.3

Schools: ND (unofficial visit), Mich (uv), Miami (uv), NW (uv)

Offers: NW, Stanford, Oh St, NDame, Purdue, and Auburn

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"Will base my decision on academics."
"Hope to take all visits after my football season."

Rankings: SP #45 FL

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

4.0 / 1150

Name:

Logan Robinson

Home:

Salina (Eastern Heights), KS

Height: 6'8

Weight: 280

Forty: ?

Schools: X

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: All State, 8-Man football; State 1A shot put champ (52'); Hoops star: 24 pts, 9 rebs/game

Reported Grades: X

Name:

Stephen Berg

Home:

Tucson (Canyon del Oro), AZ

Height: 6'6

Weight: 305

Forty: 5.1

Schools: Ariz, ASU and Cal offers

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"Leaning to go out of state"

Rankings: SP #7 AZ

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.1/1130

Name:

Ryan Carter

Home:

Groveland, FL

Height: 6'5

Weight: 330

Forty: 5.5

Schools: UF, OU, KSU, BYU and AUB

Offers: Reports 25 offers, including Miami, Tenn, Florida, Oh State, Stanford

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP AA #31 OL

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.8/1020

Name:

Justin Blalock

Home:

Plano, TX

Height: 6'3

Weight: 330

Forty: 5.0

Schools: Tx, Mich, FSU

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"I hate to tell anyone no."

Rankings: SP AA #20 OL

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 19

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

3.6 / 1280 SAT; major in business

Name:

Jon Cochran

Home:

West Des Moines (Valley), IA

Height: 6'6

Weight: 290

Forty: 5.5

Schools: IA ST IOWA , NW (O, " KSU and NEB

Offers: NW, Iowa and Iowa State offers

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"I'll decide after the season. There's a big chance I'll stay in-state but NW is hard to pass up considering their education."

Rankings: SP #34 Midlands

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.9/26

Name:

Kyle Ralph

Home:

Cincinatti, OH (St Xavier)

Height: 6'5

Weight: 280

Forty: 5.1

Schools: X

Offers: Vandy verbal, NW, OhState, Pitt offers

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"Vandy felt like a second home to me"

Rankings: SP #43 Midwest

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.5/1240

Name:

Adam Koets

Home:

Santa Ana (Foothill), CA

Height: 6'5

Weight: 250

Forty: 4.95

Schools:

Stanford leads CSU (o), UCLA, USC

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"They play great football and are a great school (Stanford). I would commit if offered"

Rankings: SP #93 Cal

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.9/1220

DL

Name:

Matt Traverso

Home:

Sacramento, CA

Height: 6'6

Weight: 245

Forty: 4.75

Schools: UCLA, Stanford

Offers: UCLA, Illinois, Arizona, WSU, UNLV

TheBootleg Says:

Stanford strong favorite if OU clears.

What he's saying:

"I want to major in premed... need to do what is best for me."

Rankings: SP #45 Cal

Misc:

Outstanding in hoops; 19 pts/14 boards, All Nor Cal

Reported Grades:

3.3 / 1200--at risk in OU

Name:

Julian Jenkins

Home:

Woodward Academy (private), GA

Height: 6'5

Weight: 228

Forty: 4.59

Schools: Miami, ARIZ , ILL , STAN, ND and ORE ST. UCLA, WSU and UNLV

Offers: Miami, Mich, OhSt, ND, NW, PennSt, Fla, Ga, GTech, A&M       

TheBootleg Says: Stanford now leads

What he's saying:

7/6 Report: "My favorite is Stanford."         8/12 Reports: Notre Dame leads Stanford "slightly."

Rankings: SP AA #4 DL

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 16

Misc: 65 tackles/10 sacks/5 FR

Reported Grades: 3.6/1170

Name:

Jim Unis

Home:

Gloucester, MA (Home of the "Perfect Storm")

Height: 6'4

Weight: 228

Forty: 4.7

Schools: ND, BC, Harv

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP AA #11 DL

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.0

Name:

Eli Nichols

Home: FL

Height: 6'5

Weight: 220

Forty: 4.68

Schools: Florida leads (no offer); Stanford reportedly interested

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades: X

Name:

Travis Leitko

Home:

Woodlands, TX

Height: 6'6

Weight: 255

Forty: 4.8

Schools: X

Offers: Texas, Michigan, Notre Dame, A&M

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"I am going for an education.         "I'm fortunate football gives me a chance for a free education."

Rankings: SP AA #15 DL

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

3.95 / 1510

Name:

Loren Howard

Home:

Scottsdale, AZ

Height: 6'5

Weight: 270

Forty: 4.8

Schools: Stanford leads ND and TX

Offers: ND, Tex, Wash

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP AA #21 DL

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.5/1180

Name:

Fred Matua

Home:

Banning, CA

Height: 6'4

Weight: 300

Forty: 4.9

Schools: USC, UCLA, MIA, OU, TENN and NEB

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

Widely believed a So Cal area lean

What he's saying:

"Academics and early playing time are my biggest issues" "I like UCLA, USC, Cal, Stanford, Tennessee, Nebraska, FSU"
"Truly don't have a favorite."

Rankings: SP AA #10 DL

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 25

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.8

LB

Name:

Kai Parham

Home:

Virginia Beach, VA

Height: 6'3

Weight: 240

Forty: 4.6

Schools: Virginia and Florida "a little ahead;" Penn State

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"Good academics are going to be important if I'm not able to continue football"

Rankings: P AA #11 LB

TheInsiders.com Top 101 # 22

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

3.3 / 1050 and 3.5 / 1080; will retake SAT

Name:

Stan White, Jr

Home:

Baltimore, MD

Height: 6'3

Weight: 235

Forty: 4.55

Schools: Stanford & Ohio St.

Offers:

TheBootleg Says:

OSU 65% / Stanford 35%

What he's saying:

"I understand the great legacy, but I'm not going to pick a school because of it. Stanford is a great academic institution, has big-time football. I'll pick a place that's most comfortable, where I have a chance to succeed, then strap on a helmet and do the best I can,"

Rankings: SP AA #4 Jumbo Ath

Misc: Sister a Cardinal alum. Dad played for Buckeyes, then pros

Reported Grades:

3.88 / 1290

Name:

Frank Willis

Home:

Navarre, FL

Height: 6'2

Weight: 230

Forty: 4.5

Schools: Bama, UCLA, Miami

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

4.0 / 990 and 3.79 / 1100

Name:

Patrick Ghee

Home:

Height: 6'2

Weight: 205

Forty: 4.4

Schools: X

Offers: Alabama, Duke, Harvard, Stanford

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades: X

Name:

Kyle Goodman

Home:

Clovis (Buchanan), CA

Height: 6'1

Weight: 213

Forty: 4.74

Schools: Stanford leads

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

4.05 / 1180 Student body president

Name:

Tim Shaw

Home: Livonia Clarenceville, MI

Height: 6'1

Weight: 217

Forty: 4.5

Schools: PSU, ND, Mich, Mich St., Pur

Offers: Mich St., Pur

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"I'll decide around Christmas."

Rankings: SP #70 Midwest

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.8/26

DB

Name:

T.J. Rushing

Home:

Pauls Valley, OK

Height: 5'10

Weight: 170

Forty: 4.3

Schools: West Va, Stanford and Oklahoma

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

Reportedly a great cover corner

Mom loves us

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP #42 Midlands

Misc: 25 y/catch as soph, 1400 yds/199 carries

Reported Grades:

4.0 / 1110 ACT

Name:

Marcus McCutcheon

Home:

Huntington Beach, CA

Height: 6'0

Weight: 180

Forty: 4.49

Schools: Stanford, UCLA, NDame, Michigan

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"You have to prepare for more than football"

Rankings: SP #77 Cal

Misc: X

Reported Grades:

3.79 / 1230 / 1360

Name:

Steve Dildine

Home:

Houston, TX

Height: 6'3

Weight: 195

Forty: 4.45

Schools: Stanford, Texas, Colorado, Harvard, Yale

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: SP #114 Texas

Misc:

Grandparents, mom, uncle, cousins all Stanford grads

Reported Grades:

4.1/1350

Name:

Gerald Commissiong

Home:

Ontario, Canada

Height: X

Weight: X

Forty: X

Schools: X

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades: X

Name: I-PERFECTION HARRIS

Home: Brooklyn Poly Prep, NY

Height: 5'10

Weight: 150

Forty: 4.4

Schools: Stanford, Miami, GT

Offers: MIA (O), OHIO ST and TENN. BC, DUKE and PITT

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

"Most of the schools told me they need more game tape and then they will offer me."

Rankings: SP AA #24 Skill Ath

Misc: X

Reported Grades: 3.5/Oct SAT

P/K

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Home: X

Height: X

Weight: X

Forty: X

Schools: X

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

X

What he's saying:

X

Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades: X

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Home: X

Height: X

Weight: X

Forty: X

Schools: X

Offers: X

TheBootleg Says:

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What he's saying:

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Rankings: X

Misc: X

Reported Grades: X

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Home: X

Height: X

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Forty: X

Schools: X

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TheBootleg Says:

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What he's saying:

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Rankings: X

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