Bruins In Top Four for Iese

Sacramento (Calif.) Sheldon defensive end Nate Iese has a quartet that he's favoring, with a heavy influx of Pac-12 schools...

Sacramento (Calif.) Sheldon defensive end Nate Iese (6-4, 235), is in double-digit offers, with three Pac-12 schools the latest to join the fray.

"I have 11 offers now, from Arizona State, Arizona, Fresno State, Washington State, UCLA, Idaho, San Jose State, Nevada, Montana, Sacramento State and Oregon State," said Iese. "My newest offers are from UCLA, Oregon State and Arizona."

Iese said the offers are coming for a variety of positions.

"UCLA offered me as a defensive end and tight end, Oregon State as a tight end and everyone else as a defensive end," said Iese.

Iese said that he thinks Washington and Boise State will be the next offers to come.

"I've been talking a lot with them and I think they could all be really close," said Iese, who also added interest from Nebraska.

Iese has taken an official visit to Washington State, where his good friend, and former teammate, Mansel Simmons, is a freshman.

"Washington State was real nice, I really liked the school," said Iese. "The campus was really nice and you could tell it was a nice environment. Mansel was my host and he was definitely trying with me."

Iese will be taking a visit to Nevada early next month and to UCLA in January.

"I'm going to take all five trips," said Iese. "I'll decide the rest in the next month and I may wait till after the season to take the rest because I really would like to focus on school."

Iese said he's got a top four.

"My top four are Nevada, UCLA, Oregon State and Washington State," said Iese. "I definitely plan to visit Oregon State."

On the season, Iese has 25 tackles, four sacks and two forced fumbles and has caught 25 passes for 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns.


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