Bruins Check Out Green

UCLA is keeping an eye on the Sacramento (Calif.) Burbank receiver/running back, Calvin Green...

Sacramento (Calif.) Luther Burbank running back/receiver Calvin Green (5-10, 165), is one of the most intriguing prospects in Northern California in the 2014 class.

Green plays running back in the triple option, and ran for over 1,000 yards last year as the #3 back in Burbank's running game, but schools like him as a slot receiver, and Green had a very good performance at the Oakland NFTC as a receiver.

Already, Green has nine offers, with the majority of them coming as a slot.

"I have nine offers from Arizona State, Washington State, Wyoming, Colorado State, Boise State, Fresno State, Eastern Washington, Nevada and San Jose State," said Green. "A few schools like me as a running back but most like me as a slot."

Green said he's open to either position.

"I'm torn between slot and running back, but I'd play either in college," said Green. "We run the triple option, so I'm a running back but coaches said they can see me playing as a receiver in college and use me in a lot of different ways."

Duke, Cal, UCLA and Oregon have all stopped by this spring and all have shown interest in Green too.

"I'm interested in Cal and was excited when they came to see me and I like UCLA and Oregon too and am interested," said Green. "I like watching DeAnthony Thomas play and how he's used."

In fact, the last big time prospect to come from Burbank, Terrance Mitchell, is now a starter at Oregon in their secondary and plays with Thomas.

"I don't know if he's said anything to the coaches about me, but I'd like it," said Green.

Green, though, is favoring another Pac-12 school and does have a top five, all from schools that have offered.

"My top five is Arizona State, Washington State, Fresno State, Boise State and Nevada," said Green. "Washington State is probably my top school. They've been showing me a lot of interest. Coach (Clay) McGuire is the coach recruiting me and he's told me all the ways they'd use me in their offense."

Green said that he's also hoping to return kicks in college, and would welcome the opportunity to return punts, though he's not as experienced there.

"I definitely want to recruit kicks, but punts are a little more of a challenge since I'm not as used to it, but I would definitely do that if my school needs me to," said Green.

Green said he plans to camp at San Jose State this summer and is leaving the rest of his camp plans open, but does want to do a couple more.

And when the fall comes, he plans to take all five official visits.

"I plan to take all of my official trips before I decide if I can," said Green. "I definitely want a chance to see the schools I'm interested in."

Academically, Green has a 3.5 and took the SAT earlier this month.

Brandon is in his ninth year with Scout.com and FOXSportsNext, currently as a 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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