Oregon Offers Josh Woods

Dec. 20 -- Upland (Calif.) linebacker Josh Woods has been committed to UCLA since late July but landed an offer from Oregon earlier today and he could take a visit...

Josh Woods had a tremendous senior year and has as much upside as just about any linebacker out West. Despite being a 4-star and ranked in the Scout 300, he's still probably under-rated as a recruit and had he not missed his entire junior season due to a transfer, Woods would probably have offers from just about every school in the country.

On the recruiting front, Woods gave an early commitment to UCLA after earning an offer from the Bruins shortly after their summer camp. Despite the commitment, Woods did take an official visit to Washington State in mid-October and could take another one in January.

"I just got offered by Oregon today," Woods said. "That's a big offer and just like with every school that has offered me, I'm going to give them a look and take them in to consideration. They want me to take a visit in January and it's possible I'll do that.

"Oregon hasn't recruited me that long but I talked with Coach Pellum today and he's the one who made the offer. It's obviously a great school with a winning tradition so I'll definitely give them a look."

It will take a lot for anyone to beat out UCLA for Woods as he said his commitment is pretty solid.

"I'm very solid with UCLA," Woods said. "I have a great relationship with the coaches there and I'm very comfortable with the school and the program. There's a reason why I committed so early, it's a school I've always liked, it's close to home and I love the academics. They're on the rise and Coach Mora has done a great job in a short time. Like I said, I'll always listen to other schools but I do feel really good about UCLA."


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