UCLA Prospect Preview: Week Ten

Nov. 7 -- A look at the games this weekend involving UCLA commits and recruits in Week Ten...

Game of the Week: Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco vs. Santa Margarita (Calif.)
This game features two of the nation's best quarterbacks, both top ten prospects in the country in their respective classes. Bosco, which won their third straight Trinity League title, is led by the nation's top quarterback, Josh Rosen, UCLA's quarterback commit. The Braves have a slew of stars in their sophomore and junior classes too, namely four-star 2016 running back Sean McGrew and D.J. Morgan, a safety/receiver. Santa Margarita is led on defense by UCLA commit Rick Wade and on offense by 2016 four-star quarterback K.J. Costello. They also boast sleeper receiver Kyle Sweet, the younger brother of Bruin receiver Logan Sweet.

Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian vs. Westlake (Calif.)
The Marmonte League title is on the line when these crosstown rivals meet in the final regular season game of the season. Oaks Christian boasts UCLA 2016 four-star commit Michael Pittman as well as 2018 quarterback Matt Corrall. Westlake is headlined by 2016 five-star quarterback Malik Henry and 2016 four-star receiver Theo Howard, who has a Bruin offer and UCLA in his early top two.

Orange (Calif.) Lutheran vs. Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei
It will be the final game for OLu five-star Keisean Lucier-South, one of UCLA's top targets, with the Lancers not making the CIF-SS Pac-5 playoffs. Mater Dei has UCLA 2016 offensive line target Frank Martin and another 2016 standout in Curtis Robinson, who is starting to rack up offers and was at UCLA's game last week against Arizona.

Anaheim (Calif.) Servite vs. San Juan Capistrano (Calif.) JSerra
Servite has receiver target Equanimeous St. Brown, a four-star recruit the Bruins are recruiting plus his younger brother, Osiris St. Brown, a 2017 four-star, with four-star quarterback Travis Waller, a commit to Oregon, on offense. Defensively, linebacker Jack Savage, the three-star linebacker who's the son of UCLA baseball coach John Savage, anchors the Friars. JSerra has 2016 Scout 300 offensive lineman Luke Wattenberg, who has an offer from the Bruins as well as three-star defensive end D.J. Bailey.

Fresno (Calif.) Clovis North vs. Clovis (Calif.) Buchanan
The Broncos come in loaded with one of the Central Section's best teams and they have a pair of Pac-12 commits plus several other D-I prospects on their team. Bolu Olorunfunmi, a three-star running back committed to UCLA, heads into his third year as the starter in the backfield and rushed for 130 yards last week in his season debut. Fullback Westin Hatcher, who leads the way for Bolu, is a Top 5 fullback in the West. Defensively, Bransin Johnson, Malachi Foote and Noruwa Obanor are a part of a secondary that has all three with D-I offers. Linebacker Hayden Haupt has a number of offers too. Scout 100 defensive tackle Jacob Daniel, a commit to USC, is the top defender on the Broncos.

Long Beach (Calif.) Poly vs. Long Beach (Calif.) Wilson
Poly is loaded all over and could have their most talented teams in years. DB Iman Marshall is one of the nation's top corners and will see time at receiver as well. Defensive lineman Joseph Wicker can play inside or outside, and has ten sacks in the first three games and that led UCLA to offer him last month. Defensive back Colin Samuel gives the Jackrabbits two of the biggest and most talented corners in the state. Josh Love is a smooth, efficient quarterback and junior receiver Jack Jones, who UCLA offered at their camp this summer, is one of the most explosive players in the state.

Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman vs. Las Vegas (Nev.) Desert Oasis
The Gaels are the No. 1 team in the country by Scout.com and start the Nevada state playoffs this weekend. Gorman has a five-star commit to the Bruins in tight end Alize Jones, the West's top player at the position. Gorman also has UCLA target Cordell Broadus at receiver and 2017 quarterback Tate Martell, a Washington commit, now completely running the Gaels offense. Another 2017 four-star is receiver Tyjon Lindsey, a versatile all-purpose weapon.

Upland (Calif.) vs. Etiwanda (Calif.)
This game features a slew of Pac-12 commits on both sides, plus elite underclassmen. UCLA four-star linebacker commit Josh Woods is part of a talented Upland team which features two Washington State commits, Kameron Powell and Tyler Hilinski and 2017 four-star athlete Nathan Tilford, who has a UCLA offer already. Etiwanda boasts Arizona State four-star linebacker pledge Khaylan Thomas and tight end Michael Neal, a verbal to Washington as well as three-star defensive tackle DeShawn Fortune along with 2016 four-star cornerback Treyjohn Butler.

Herriman (Utah) vs. South Jordan (Utah) Bingham
UCLA verbal Andre James and Herriman take on state champions Bingham in the state playoffs. Bingham is led by three-star linebacker Daniel Langi and 2016 Utah commit Kahi Neves.

Salt Lake City (Utah) Brighton vs. West Valley (Utah) Hunter
Brighton has the state's top prospect, and one of UCLA's primary targets, Osa Masina, leading them offensively and defensively. Hunter has Utah commit Noah Togiai, one of the top tight ends in the West.

Others:
San Leandro (Calif.) and UCLA commit Stephen Johnson play Hayward (Calif.) Tennyson for the West Alameda County Foothill League title. Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian Academy and UCLA commit Victor Alexander play Ocala (Fla.) Vanguard. Lodi (Calif.) Tokay receiver and UCLA commit L.J. Reed take on Lodi (Calif.) in the Grape Bowl. UCLA commit William Lockett and Manvel (Texas) look to stay unbeaten against Pearland (Texas). Lakeland (Fla.) Christian running back T.J. Simmons, a UCLA commit, returns to action this weekend against Orlando (Fla.) Agape Christian Academy. Thursday night games: Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde and UCLA commit Tevita Halalilo def. Riverside (Calif.) Arlington, 28-7. Honolulu (Hawaii) St. Louis and UCLA commit Fred Ulu-Perry have completed their season. Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward and UCLA commit Breland Brandt have completed their season. Tempe (Ariz.) Corona Del Sol and UCLA commit Cassius Peat have completed their season.


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