A look at the latest news and notes from out West in this week's notebook...
Lets Get It Started
It was the first full week of recruiting for the 2014 class and a whole slew
of offers went out.
It also was a time for some schools to host Junior Days and Meet-and-Greet's.
New Washington coach Chris Petersen and his staff hosted their Junior Day the
Saturday after Signing Day, with several of the Northwest's top prospects
Arizona had a meet-and-greet of their own this weekend, with a number of
in-state and California prospects making the trip.
Camp and 7on7 season kicks in to effect next month, with the first two big
events taking place in March in the Los Angeles NFTC on March 9th and the Pylon
Elite 7on7 and Lineman Challenge in Las Vegas the following weekend.
Kirk Visiting Los Angeles
The West's top receiver in the 2015 class, Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro
four-star Christian Kirk, landed offers from the Big Ten and the SEC.
Kirk was offered by both Ole Miss and Penn State and Arizona's top prospect
is nearing 30 offers.
This weekend, Kirk is visiting Los Angeles, seeing USC and UCLA both while in
Washington State four-star defensive tackle commit Thomas Toki has moved
from the Evergreen State to the Golden State. Toki, who committed to the
Cougars in December, has transferred to Mountain View (Calif.) St. Francis in
the WCAL from Kirkland (Wash.) Juanita.
LB - Etiwanda (Calif.) - 2015
It's been a good week for the
fast-rising linebacker from Etiwanda, who has some of the best film of any
'backer in the class. Thomas landed three Pac-12 offers this week from
Arizona, Oregon State and Washington State.
College of San Mateo (Calif.) cornerback Joseph Turner was a late signee
Woodland Hills (Calif.) El Camino Real defensive end Julian Rochelin was a
late signee with San Diego State.
Concord (Calif.) De La Salle 2016 defensive lineman Boss Tagaloa was
offered by UCLA
San Ramon (Calif.) Dougherty Valley 2015 lineman Kieffer Longson was offered by
Westlake (Calif.) 2016 quarterback Malik Henry was offered by UCLA.
Chatsworth (Calif.) Sierra Canyon receiver Isaiah Renfro was offered by
Milpitas (Calif.) defensive end Jason Scrempos was offered by Washington
Perris (Calif.) Citrus Hill receiver Jacoby Herring was offered by
Folsom (Calif.) quarterback Jake Browning was offered by California.
Napa (Calif.) receiver Austin Aaron was offered by Yale.
Newbury Park (Calif.) offensive lineman Zach Okun was offered by
San Ramon (Calif.) California offensive lineman Tyler Whisenhunt was
offered by Hawaii.
Newhall (Calif.) Hart receiver Trent Irwin was offered by Penn State.
Upland (Calif.) safety Kameron Powell was offered by Colorado State and
Bellevue (Wash.) linebacker Mustafa Branch was offered by Washington
Fresno (Calif.) Clovis North defensive tackle Jacob Daniel was offered by
Arizona and Louisville.
La Mirada (Calif.) receiver Tony Brown was offered by Purdue and
Pleasanton (Calif.) Foothill athlete Isaiah Langley was offered by
Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco 2016 running back Sean McGrew was
offered by Washington State.
Concord (Calif.) De La Salle defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie was offered
by Louisville and UCLA.
Danville (Calif.) San Ramon Valley offensive lineman Dru Samia was offered
by Washington State and Utah State.
Moraga (Calif.) Campolindo tight end Tyler Petite was offered by Cal and
San Ramon (Calif.) California defensive end Matt Snyder was offered by
San Marcos (Calif.) Mission Hills cornerback Dechaun Holiday was offered
by Cal and Colorado.
Oakley (Calif.) Freedom center Dominic Fredrickson was offered by
Orange (Calif.) Lutheran defensive end Keisean Lucier-South was offered by
Louisville, Missouri and Washington State.
Gardena (Calif.) Serra outside linebacker Corey Adolphus was offered by
San Leandro (Calif.) athlete Stephen Johnson was offered by Colorado and
Anaheim (Calif.) Servite quarterback Travis Waller was offered by Arizona.
Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco quarterback Josh Rosen was offered by
Phoenix (Ariz.) Mountain Pointe running back Paul Lucas was offered by
Tempe (Ariz.) Corona del Sol outside linebacker Cassius Peat was offered
by Washington State.
Salt Lake City (Utah) Brighton outside linebacker Osa Masina was offered
Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde athlete Cedric Peterson was offered by
Peoria (Ariz.) Centennial running back Dedrick Young was offered by Cal.
Newhall (Calif.) Hart quarterback Brady White was offered by Maryland.
Glendale (Ariz.) Deer Valley defensive end Brian Calhoun was offered by
Granite Bay (Calif.) linebacker Cameron Smith was offered by Arizona.
Chino Hills (Calif.) defensive end Trent Goens was offered by Arizona and
Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei athlete Ben Humphreys was offered by
Washington and Washington State.
Phoenix (Ariz.) Pinnacle quarterback Brian Lewerke was offered by Arizona.
Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei tight end Kyle Penniston was offered by