Norris Malele, 6-3, 294. Carson (
He's all of 6-3, and looks even thinnish for 294 pounds. He ran a 5.0 flat 40, which is very good for a 300-pounder, and put up 24 reps on the bench. He also looked very good in the one-on-one drills.
Malele said he's still wide open when it comes to schools, and is willing to consider anyone. He did say, though, that if had to pick any favorites, that'd they be UCLA and USC as of right now. "They're the two schools I've been hearing from the most. They're close to home."
So, is the location – being close to home -- that important to him? "Close to home would be good, but if I feel comfortable somewhere else, I'd have to make the move. You have to get out someday."
His cousin, Matt, committed to
Malele said he has a 2.7 GPA and scored a 970 on the SAT he took last October.
Editor's note: After the Nike Camp when recruits were mingling, overheard was Malele calling out to find UCLA commit Kevin Brown, saying he wanted to talk to him about UCLA...