It's still a good 20 months before he can sign a letter-of-intent, but
Concord (Calif.) De La Salle linebacker Michael Hutchings is racking up the
offers. The reigning California Sophomore of the Year grabbed three offers
this week, from Michigan, UCLA and Oregon State and they join Cal and USC in
UCLA, Cal and Arizona held camps last weekend and Arizona State and USC will
be holding camps this coming weekend.
BYU had a big weekend, landing three prospects, two from Florida and one
from California. The Golden State product is Austin Hoyt, a 6-7 defensive
end from Jackson (Calif.) Argonaut. The Cougars beat in-state rival Utah
for Hoyt, as well as former Mountain West foe Air Force.
The Cougars didn't stop with just the 2012 class. They also got a
verbal from Beaverton (Calif.) Aloha tackle Braydon Kearsley, a 6-5, 270-pound
offensive tackle in the 2013 class, who was one of the premier prospects at the
Oregon Nike Camp.
Hutchings - LB - Concord (Calif.) De La Salle
Get used to seeing this name, as the 2013 elite prospect is starting to get the
offers that will only be the beginning. The top sophomore in California
this past season, Hutchings already has five offers and will likely be in double
by the time the season starts.
Matt Morin - QB - Temecula (Calif.) Chaparral
With a number of quarterbacks now off the board out West, Morin figures to poise
himself as the next quarterback in line for several schools. He's got a
trio of offers and had a very good showing at UCLA's 1-Day Camp on Sunday.
He'll camp at USC this weekend.
Mario Yakoo - OL - Spring Valley (Calif.) Steele Canyon
Yet another linemen in a loaded class in California, Yakoo went to the Arizona
camp and was dominant throughout and landed an offer from the Wildcats. He
also had a good performance at the Cal camp on Sunday and will be at USC and
UCLA's Linemen Camp in the next two weekends.
Sawyer Powell - LB - Richland (Wash.)
Powell had the top SPARQ score at the Nike Combine last weekend and then turned
in an MVP performance the next day at the Oregon Nike Camp. Oregon State
then offered him a scholarship earlier this week.
Fontana (Calif.) Summit running back Jamaal Williams was offered by BYU,
New Mexico State and Idaho this week
Elk Grove (Calif.) Cosumnes Oaks cornerback Marcus Rios was offered by
Fresno State but remains a solid commit to Boise State
Upland (Calif.) receiver Kenny Lawler, an Arizona State commit, was
offered by Oregon State.
Compton (Calif.) Dominguez offensive lineman Lacy Westbrook was offered by
Washington State, putting him well into double-digits.
San Jose (Calif.) Leland safety Christopher Santini got his eighth offer,
from New Mexico State.
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