West Recruiting Notebook

More offers go out as the evaluation period is in full effect in this week's West Recruiting Notebook...

With the whole Pac-12 having offered San Clemente (Calif.) offensive tackle Kyle Murphy, the nation's #8-ranked tackle is filling out his offer sheet with national programs.

And a perennial national program joined the mix on Friday.

"I got offered by Miami," said Murphy.

The Canes join all 12 Pac-12 programs plus programs like Auburn, Florida, Michigan, Nebraska and Notre Dame.


Inglewood (Calif.) safety Devian Shelton has had a good week.

On Saturday, Shelton was selected to the Cal State Game, to play for the South.

On Wednesday, Shelton landed his first offer from San Diego State.

Then offer number two came in.

"New Mexico offered Devian," said Inglewood recruiting coordinator Khalid Ali.


Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola cornerback Chaz Anderson was one of the top unoffered prospects in the Southland.

On Thursday, that changed.

Anderson was offered by Boise State, the first school to offer the 6-0, 175-pounder.

His teammate, Tim Hightower, signed with the Broncos in February.


La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat cornerback Ajee Montes picked up his second offer on Thursday.

"New Mexico offered," said Montes.

Arizona State has also offered Montes.


Cerritos (Calif.) Gahr receivers and teammates Delshawn McClellon and Dwayne Washington both picked up their second offers on Thursday.

"Both Dwayne and Delshawn got offers from Idaho today," said Gahr offensive coordinator Jon Nielsen.

For McClellon, the offer joins Arizona State and for Washington, it joins an offer from Colorado.  


Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta safety Su'a Cravens, a standout 2013 prospect, is up to a half-dozen offers now.

"Oklahoma verbally offered Su'a today," said his father Kevin.

Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, UCLA and Washington have all previously verbally offered Cravens.

Cravens was a First Team All-SuperSoph pick by GoldenStatePreps.com in California as a 2010 sophomore.


Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame running back Khalfani Muhammad, one of the top 2013 prospects in the West, picked up his first offer on Thursday.

"Washington just offered Khalfani," said Henry Bell of B2G.

Muhammad was a First Team All-SuperSoph pick by GoldenStatePreps.com in California as a 2010 sophomore.


Pasadena (Calif.) Muir cornerback Kevon Seymour added another Pac-12 offer to the mix.

"Kevon was offered by Cal," said Ron Allen of B2G.

The four-star now has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, California, Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico State, Oregon State, San Jose State, UCLA and Washington.


Las Vegas (Nev.) Desert Pines offensive tackle Jeremiah Poutasi's offer sheet continues to expand.

The ninth offer is in for the four-star tackle.

"I just got offered by Utah," said Poutasi.

The Utes join Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, UNLV, UCLA, Washington, SMU and San Diego State in offering Poutasi.


Arroyo Grande (Calif.) safety Seth Jacobs picked up his ninth offer on Wednesday afternoon.

"UCLA offered me," said Jacobs.

The three-star also boasts offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Colorado, Oregon State, SMU, Washington and Washington State.


Northwestern had a pair of Southern California prospects on campus for an unofficial visit on Monday, when they welcomed Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco four-star receiver Bryce Treggs and Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola receiver Kodi Whitfield.

By the time Treggs and Whitfield left, they both had new Big Ten offers.

"Bryce and Kody received offers from Northwestern during today's unofficial visit," said Treggs' father, Brian.

It's the 15th offer for Treggs and fifth offer for Whitfield.


Compton (Calif.) Dominguez outside linebacker Lavell Sanders is one of six Don players with an offer.

Sanders has been flying under the radar, but is now up three offers with a FBS the most recent school (and the first FBS school) to offer.

According to Sanders, Arizona State has offered, joining Northern Arizona and Cal Poly.


Mission Viejo (Calif.) offensive tackle Colby Cyburt is now up to three offers.

"To date, I've been offered by Colorado, San Diego State and Harvard," said Cyburt.

The three-star tackle was initially offered by Colorado, but San Diego State and Harvard have recently thrown their hats into the ring.

Cyburt is also interested in Stanford and USC, having gone to Junior Days at both schools.


El Cajon (Calif.) Christian quarterback Shane Dillon is up to six offers now.

"I just got offered by Colorado," said Dillon.

The Scout 300 member now boasts offers from Arizona, Cincinnati, Colorado, Florida State, Ohio State and Vanderbilt.


La Habra (Calif.) linebacker Aaron Porter is now up to nine offers, with two Pac-12 schools the latest to offer.

"Arizona State Coach (Dennis) Erickson offered Aaron on Thursday, and Arizona Coach (Mike) Stoops offered him on Saturday," said his father.

The four-star linebacker, ranked 9th nationally, now has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Colorado, Oregon State, San Diego State, UCLA, Washington and Washington State.


Atwater (Calif.) Buhach Colony defensive tackle Aziz Shittu got a big national offer he'd been waiting for earlier in the week, when Florida offered.

On Saturday, Shittu got a local offer he'd been waiting for.

"I got offered by Cal today when I visited," said Shittu.

The nation's #7-ranked defensive tackle also boasts offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Oregon State, Stanford, Tennessee, UCLA, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt, Washington and Washington State.


Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta defensive end/linebacker Jeremy Castro netted two SEC offers over the weekend.

"LSU and Ole Miss offered me," said Castro.

The four-star now has nine offers, from Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Iowa State, LSU, Mississippi, Oregon, UCLA and Washington.


Long Beach (Calif.) Poly receiver Josiah Blandin got his third offer.

"Nevada offered me," said Blandin.

Blandin committed to Arizona State earlier this month and said he remains committed to the Sun Devils.  Northern Arizona has also offered.


Ventura (Calif.) Buena safety Kendrick Mathis got his first offer on Friday.

"Hawaii just offered Kendrick," said J.T. Stone of Big Picture Athletics, whom Mathis plays 7on7 for.

Mathis' uncle, DeWayne, signed with the Warriors in 1997.


Upland (Calif.) receiver Kenny Lawler landed his sixth offer on Friday.

"Arizona offered Kenny," said Upland recruiting coordinator Mike Esquivel.

Lawler remains a soft commit to Arizona State, but also has offers from SMU, Nebraska and Washington as well as UCLA, who offered him on Wednesday night.

Brandon is in his seventh year with Scout.com, currently as the West Regional Manager. Prior to joining the Scout Recruiting Team, he was a team recruiting writer.  He's been covering recruiting for the Scout Network since 2003.
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