Depth Chart Guess for Rice

San Bernardino is behind us, we're less than two weeks away from UCLA's first game, and the team is still in fall camp, but from what we've seen, this is what we think the depth chart will look like August 30th against Rice...

A Few Points:

-- It's looking more and more like the true freshmen wideouts who have a chance to play are Walker and Payton. Taubler, too, could get some playing time at the Y, with the season-ending injury to John Young. While Javon Williams has made some plays in fall camp, we feel he'll ultimately be considered not physically ready to play and be redshirted.

-- Offensive line, of course, is the most up-in-the-air. We believe that Baca will return from his concussion in time for Rice, and we still believe that he'll be plugged in at right tackle. We think that will happen because OL Coach Adrian Klemm will probably determine that his two inside guys in Capella and Cid are more prepared, with their game experience, to start at guard than redshirt freshman Torian White is at right tackle.

-- Manfro, with his ability to catch, looks to have moved ahead as the starting F back. The emergence of Thigpen this fall is a great development, and he's threatening to take some PT away from James.

-- At running back, we doubt Paul Perkins will be in the rotation, especially with Thigpen coming on, but with the fall camp he's had there is a chance he could play.

-- Linebacker Keenan Graham looks like he'll get a down or two at fullback.

-- We put an "OR" between Epenesa and Willis at nose tackle, and believe that both will play quite a bit.

OFFENSE


X Receiver

1 Shaq Evans (6-1, 196, Jr.**)
7 Ricky Marvray (5-11, 187, Jr.**)
21 Kenny Walker (5-10, 175, Fr.)

Y Receiver
8 Joseph Fauria (6-8, 252, Sr.**)
3 Darius Bell (6-0, 230, Jr. **)
87 Ian Taubler (6-4, 250, Fr.)
89 Jordan Barrett (6-3, 235, So.**)

Left Tackle
56 Xavier Su'a-Filo (6-4, 310, So)
77 Torian White (6-6, 295, Fr.**)
55 Ben Wysocki (6-4, 300, Fr.**)

Left Guard
64 Greg Capella (6-4, 310, Jr.**)
76 Alexandru Ceachir (6-5, 300, So.)

Center
54 Jake Brendel (6-5, 295, Fr.**)
63 Kody Innes (6-4, 285, So.**)
52 Carl Hulick (6-2, 300, Fr.)
51 Tre Hale (6-2, 308, So.**)

Right Guard
62 Alberto Cid (6-2, 323, Jr.**)
78 Brett Downey (6-7, 305, Sr.**)

Right Tackle
60 Jeff Baca (6-4, 305, Sr.**)
77 Torian White (6-6, 295, Fr.**)
78 Brett Downey (6-7, 305, Sr.**)
70 Simon Goines (6-7, 324, Fr.)
67 Mike Padovese (6-5, 322, Fr.**)
73 Will Oliver (6-7, 305, Fr.**)

Quarterback
17 Brett Hundley (6-4, 225, Fr.**)
12 Richard Brehaut (6-2, 226, Sr.)
4 Kevin Prince (6-2, 230, Sr.**)
11 Jerry Neuheisel (6-1, 186, Fr.)

F Receiver
32 Steven Manfro (5-10, 191, Fr.**)
6 Jordon James (5-11, 200, So.**)
25 Damien Thigpen (5-9, 195, Jr.**)
22 Roosevelt Davis (5-8, 160, Fr.**)

Running Back
23 Johnathan Franklin (5-10, 193, Sr.**)
28 Malcolm Jones (6-0, 227, Jr.)
6 Jordon James (5-11, 200, So.**)
25 Damien Thigpen (5-9, 195, Jr.**)
24 Paul Perkins (5-11, 192, Fr.)

Fullback
41 David Allen (6-2, 224, Sr.**)
59 Keenan Graham (6-3, 252, Jr.**)
28 Malcolm Jones (6-0, 227, Jr.)

Z Receiver
9 Jerry Johnson (6-4, 218, Sr.**)
15 Devin Lucien (6-1, 192, Fr.**)
10 Jordan Payton (6-2, 205, Fr.)
88 Jerry Rice Jr. (5-10, 182, Jr.**)


DEFENSE

Defensive End
56 Datone Jones (6-5, 280, Sr.**)
94 Owamagbe Odighizuwa (6-5, 278, Jr.)

Nose Tackle
92 Brandon Willis (6-3, 275, So.**) OR
98 Seali'i Epenesa (6-2, 308, Jr.)
77 Kevin McReynolds (6-3, 310, Fr.**)
90 Donovan Carter (6-2, 313, Sr.**)
95 Brandon Tuliaupupu (6-2, 331, Fr.**)

Defensive End
99 Cassius Marsh (6-4, 295, Jr.)
96 Iuta Tepa (6-3, 260, Jr.**)
90 Donovan Carter (6-2, 313, Sr.**)

Outside Linebacker
11 Anthony Barr (6-5, 238, Jr.)
59 Keenan Graham (6-3, 252, Jr.**)
89 Nate Iese (6-4, 240, Fr.)

Inside Linebacker
43 Damien Holmes (6-4, 260, Sr.**)
30 Aaron Porter (6-1, 230, Fr.)
55 Todd Golper (6-1, 240, So.**)

Inside Linebacker
30 Eric Kendricks (6-1, 230, So.**)
33 Ryan Hofmeister (6-2, 220, Fr.**)
40 Willie Green (6-1, 225, Fr.)

Outside Linebacker
35 Jordan Zumwalt (6-4, 236, Jr.)
12 Aaron Wallace (6-4, 235, Fr.**)
14 Aramide Olaniyan (6-2, 220, So.**)

Cornerback
21 Aaron Hester (6-1, 206, Sr.**)
24 Ishmael Adams (5-9, 185, Fr.)
3 Randall Goforth (5-10, 173, Fr.)

Strong Safety
26 Andrew Abbott (5-11, 200, Sr.**)
19 Dalton Hilliard (6-0, 200, Sr.)
4 Stan McKay (6-1, 205, Jr.**)

Free Safety
7 Tevin McDonald (6-0, 202, So.**)
2 Brandon Sermons (6-0, 180, Jr.**)
8 Anthony Jefferson (6-1, 190, So.**)
39 Dylan Price (5-11, 206, Fr.**)

Cornerback
22 Sheldon Price (6-2, 180, Sr.) (9)
9 Marcus Rios (5-11, 175, Fr.)

Nickel
26 Andrew Abbott (5-11, 200, Sr.**)
24 Ishmael Adams (5-9, 185, Fr.)

SPECIALISTS

Place Kicker

15 Ka'imi Fairbairn (6-0, 171, Fr.)
17 Justin Moreno (5-10, 185, Jr.)
18 Jeff Locke (6-1, 214, Sr.**)

Kickoff
18 Jeff Locke (6-1, 214, Sr.**)
15 Ka'imi Fairbairn (6-0, 171, Fr.)

Punter
18 Jeff Locke (6-1, 214, Sr.**)
17 Justin Moreno (5-10, 185, Jr.)

Long Snapper

48 Kevin McDermott (6-5, 247, Sr.**)

Holder
18 Jeff Locke (6-1, 214, Jr.**)

Kickoff Return
6 Jordon James (5-11, 200, So.**)
32 Steven Manfro (5-10, 191, Fr.**)
1 Shaquelle Evans (6-1, 205, Jr.**)
25 Damien Thigpen (5-9, 195, Jr.**)
21 Kenny Walker (5-10, 175, Fr.)

Punt Return
33 Steven Manfro (5-10, 191, Fr.**)
1 Shaquelle Evans (6-1, 205, Jr.**)
6 Jordon James (5-11, 200, So.**)


**indicates utilized redshirt year

Non-scholarship player in italics


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