Plenty of Options for Westbrook

Compton (Calif.) Dominguez offensive lineman Lacy Westbrook has eight offers and plenty more schools after him...

One of the prominent schools in the Southland the past decade has been Compton (Calif.) Dominguez. While the Dons have had a dry spell in terms of major D-I products, that should change with the 2012 class, with a half-dozen prospects already holding offers.

One of their primary recruits is offensive tackle Lacy Westbrook, the 6-5, 300-pounder who was an all-state selection in 2010.

Westbrook has eight offers, coming from New Mexico, New Mexico State, Washington, UCLA, SMU, Nevada, Colorado and Fresno State.

"I'm also interested in Oregon, USC, Tennessee, Boise State, Hawaii and San Diego State," said Westbrook.

Westbroook's versatility is drawing the attention of college coaches.

"People have been talking to me as an offensive guard, but I'm mainly an offensive tackle," said Westbrook. "I just want to play on the offensive line. I'm trying to stay consistent with my weight and lose some baby fat and gain muscle, so I probably want to be around 295."

Westbrook said his to favorite schools growing up were the Los Angeles schools.

"As a kid, with UCLA and USC, I loved to watch their rivalry growing up," said Westbrook. "It truly is a blessing to see those two schools after me. I went to four UCLA games and four USC games this year."

Westbrook plans to camp at UCLA in June and potentially USC.

"I've been talking with Coach (Willie) Donerson (at Dominguez) about attending some camps," said Westbrook. "I've also been invited to New Mexico State, Oregon, Oregon State and Colorado for their camps, so we'll talk about which camps we'll be attending."

Westbrook said he'd like to go through the recruiting process and take some trips out of California.

"I'd like to visit out of state schools officially because I can always visit UCLA or USC," said Westbrook.

Westbrook said he's open too, to schools across the country.

"But I wouldn't have any problem playing in the Pac-12," said Westbrook.

Westbrook said it was too early to name a favorite.

"I don't have a favorite yet, because I want to look at the schools more, see what kind of offense they're running, all of that," said Westbrook. "I'd like to major in either kinesiology or medicine. I want to be surrounded by a good facility and a good community and not somewhere I'm not really comfortable. I want to have a good academic support system too."

Westbrook said he'd be taking the SAT in March, currently in an SAT prep class.


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