West Recruiting Notebook

Scout.com takes look at some of the recent recruiting news taking place out West, including a flurry of offers going out and some receiver commitments...

The big news out West this week was the commitment of two of California's top receivers.

First, it was El Dorado Hills (Calif.) Oak Ridge's Dylan Collie, committing to BYU, where both his older brothers played.

So the three-star is plenty familiar with the program.

"Most definitely my comfort with the program and the coaches is what made me pick them.  I have the opportunity to come in and make a difference as soon as possible," said Collie.  "It just felt right.  I'm excited to pick up where my brothers have left off and keep the name going."

Then Notre Dame landed a verbal from Fresno (Calif.) Washington Union receiver Deontay Greenberry.

"I committed to Notre Dame and it feels good," said Greenberry.  "I pretty much knew what I was going to do, it was just a matter of time.  I talked about it with my family and I wanted to do this."


Las Vegas (Nev.) Desert Pines four-star offensive tackle Jeremiah Poutasi has picked up another offer giving him 15 in all.

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

In a two-day span, Boise State, Nevada, New Mexico State and now Utah State have all offered the four-star.

Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico State, Oregon State, San Diego State, SMU, UCLA, UNLV, Utah and Washington have now all offered Poutasi.


Mission Viejo (Calif.) offensive tackle Colby Cyburt is now up to eight offers with a new Pac-12 offer.

"Colby got an offer from UCLA today," said coach Rob Schreiber.

The three-star tackle was offered by Arizona and Oregon State and previously offered by Boston College, Colorado, San Diego State, Stanford and Harvard.


Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola kicker Conrad Ukropina picked up his first offer.

"This week, Conrad received his first full scholarship offer from the Air Force Academy," said his kicking coach Mike MacGillivray.


Fresno (Calif.) Central safety Matt Lea has landed his first offer.

"UNLV has offered Matt," said Central defensive backs coach Tony Perry.

Perry said Arizona State, Utah, Fresno State and Eastern Michigan were all showing interest in Lea.


Fresno (Calif.) Central cornerback L.J. Moore, a 2013 prospect, has his first offer in.

"Arizona State offered L.J.," said Central defensive backs coach Tony Perry.

He's one of three starters in the Central secondary with a D-I offer.


Torrance (Calif.) North running back/linebacker Ryan McDaniel is up to eight offers, with the newest coming on Thursday.

"Nevada just offered me," said the three-star fullback.

The Huskies and Cougars join Washington State, Washington, Iowa State, Idaho, Arizona, Arizona State and UCLA in offering McDaniel.


Fresno (Calif.) San Joaquin Memorial running back Chris Brown added another new offer, giving him a dozen altogether.

"Oregon State offered Chris," said San Joaquin Memorial head coach Anthony Goston.

Brown now has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Colorado State, Fresno State, Missouri, Oregon State, Purdue, San Jose State, UNLV, Utah and Washington State.


Norco (Calif.) linebacker Scott Starr picked up his first SEC offer and 12th offer total.

"Vanderbilt offered," said his father Jason.

He also has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, San Diego State, UCLA, Washington, Washington State


Fontana (Calif.) A.B. Miller linebacker Reshawn Hooker landed two more offers.

"I received two more offers in the last two days, from Washington State and Colorado State," said Hooker.

Hooker also had offers from Arizona, Arizona State and Boise State.


Ramona (Calif.) offensive tackle Kwayde Miller received his first Pac-12 offer.

"Oregon State offered," said Miller.

The Beavers are the third school to offer, after San Diego State and Wisconsin.


Atwater (Calif.) Buhach Colony center Matt Cochran picked up a new Pac-12 offer.

"I got an offer from Cal," said Cochran.

The Bears add to a list that includes Arizona State, Boise State, Colorado, Nevada, San Jose State, SMU, Utah, Washington and Washington State.


Encino (Calif.) Crespi receiver Chris Harper picked up his third offer on Wednesday.

"Cal Poly just offered," said Harper. "Coach Lupfer offered."

SMU and Georgia Tech had previously offered the three-star receiver.


Beverly Hills (Calif.) athlete Cameron Countryman picked up another Pac-12 offer.

"I received an offer from Utah," said Countryman.

Countryman also has offers from Arizona State, Colorado, Idaho, Montana and Harvard.


San Jose (Calif.) Leland safety Christopher Santini added another new offer.

"New Mexico offered Christopher," said his father Rafael.

The Lobos join Boise State, San Jose State, Utah State, Oregon State, Army and Cal Poly in offering Santini.


West Covina (Calif.) safety Chris Solomon is up to three offers with the newest coming today.

"Chris received an offer from Arizona, from Coach Kish," said Kordell Knox of Gridiron Football Academy.

Arizona State and Colorado have also offered Solomon.


Lakewood (Calif.) receiver Malik Gilmore picked up a new Pac-12 offer.

"Colorado offered Malik," said his father Warren.

The Buffs join Arizona State, Duke, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oregon State, San Diego State, Utah, Washington and Washington State.


Oceanside (Calif.) center Grant Bays landed his third offer on Tuesday afternoon.

"Boise State offered Grant," said his mother Christina.

The Broncos join Arizona and Oregon State in offering the three-star center.


Orange (Calif.) Lutheran tight end Christo Kourtzidis has picked up a new Pac-12 offer.

"Christo was offered by Arizona," said his father, Apollo.

The Wildcats join Alabama, Cal, Colorado, Florida, Florida State, Indiana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Washington and Washington State.


Arroyo Grande (Calif.) offensive tackle Garrett Weinreich is up to a half-dozen offers, with a Pac-12 school joining the mix on Monday.

"I got an offer from Arizona today," said Weinreich.

The Wildcats join Colorado, Oregon State, San Jose State, SMU and Washington State in offering the three-star.

Brandon is in his seventh year with Scout.com, currently as the National Recruiting Analyst and 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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