UCLA Prospect Preview: Week Six

Oct. 2 -- Check out where UCLA prospects will be playing this weekend throughout the country...

***Game of the Week:*** Encino (Calif.) Crespi vs. La Puente (Calif.) Bishop Amat

UCLA will have commits on both squads in this Mission League game. Crespi running back and UCLA commit Jalen Starks was cleared to play this week and returns from a shoulder injury that sidelined him the last couple of weeks, which will relieve the pressure on 2018 quarterback Hamish McClure, the son of UCLA defensive line coach Angus McClure.  Crespi defensive end Marcus Moore, will lead the Celts defense. Bishop Amat has new UCLA commit Chris Gaston in the secondary along with USC commits Tyler Vaughns and Trevon Sidney. 

Gardena (Calif.) Serra vs. Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame

Despite some graduation losses, Serra is still pretty stacked and they're headlined by UCLA verbal Oluwole Betiku, still in only his second year of football this season. Besides Betiku, UCLA is after two-way athlete Brandon Burton too. The Cavs also feature USC commit C.J. Pollard and San Jose State commit Blake Walls at linebacker. Their top youngster is 2018 four-star Merlin Robertson.  Notre Dame features three-star running back Leo Lambert

West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade vs. Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola

Chaminade quarterback/receiver Dymond Lee, a UCLA commit, will lead the Eagles against a stout Loyola secondary.  Loyola boasts a pair of Pac-12 cornerbacks in Stanford commit David Long and UCLA target Myles Bryant opposite him.  And Loyola's 2017 running back Drake Beasley was offered by UCLA this week.

Long Beach (Calif.) Poly vs. Long Beach (Calif.) Cabrillo

The Jackrabbits are led by five-star athlete Jack Jones who plays receiver and defensive back as well as 2017 linebacker Joshua Brown, Jayon's younger brother and 2018 safety Cameron McDonald, who UCLA offered two weeks ago. Utah commit Davir Hamilton, who has a UCLA offer, plays both ways for the Jackrabbits.

Broomfield (Colo.) Legacy vs. Westminster (Colo.) Mountain Range

Legacy and UCLA quarterback commit Matt Lynch take on Mountain Range in a league game.  After the game, Lynch will head to UCLA for his official visit.

Rialto (Calif.) Carter vs. Yucaipa (Calif.)

Carter, with UCLA verbal Lokeni Toailoa and his brother Leni Toailoa, one of UCLA's newest commit, try to get back to their winning ways when they face Yucaipa.

Portland (Ore.) David Douglas vs. Gresham (Ore.) Barlow

UCLA commit Osa Odighizuwa and Douglas look to get their first win of the season against nearby Barlow.

Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward vs. Lancaster (Calif.) McAuliffe

2016 four-star commit Breland Brandt and Windward try to extend their winning streak to four games.

Fresno (Calif.) Clovis West vs. Fresno (Calif.) Edison

Clovis West and UCLA verbal Darian Owens as well as five-star linebacker Caleb Kelly take on Edison, which boasts three-star linebacker David Tate and defensive lineman Leevel Tatum in their league opener.

Other Games:

Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw and athlete commit Marquis Lawson take on Oxnard (Calif.). Hayward (Calif.) Moreau Catholic and long snapper commit Johnny Den Bleyker vs. Fremont (Calif.) American. Nashville (Tenn.) Montgomery Bell Academy and UCLA tight end commit Jordan Wilson vs. Hendersonville (Tenn.) Pope John Paul. Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (QC) John Abbot College and UCLA kicker commit J.J. Molson vs. Valleyfield (QC). Kapolei (Hawaii) and UCLA committed offensive lineman Sean Auwae take on Aiea (Hawaii). Lafayette (La.) St. Thomas More and UCLA punter commit Bailey Raborn face Hahnville (La.) Boute. Los Angeles (Calif.) Cathedral and 2017 safety commit Rhedi Short play Los Angeles (Calif.) Verbum Dei.  Covington (Ga.) Newton and UCLA 2017 linebacker commit Jaquan Henderson meet Tucker (Ga.). San Diego (Calif.) Mira Mesa and UCLA receiver target Steffon McKnight vs. Fountain Valley (Calif.).  Elk Grove (Calif.) Franklin and 2016 four-star Lamar Jackson meet Sacramento (Calif.) Sheldon. Corona (Calif.) Centennial and UCLA receiver prospect Javon McKinley face Valencia (Calif.). Concord (Calif.) De La Salle and UCLA defensive line target Boss Tagaloa and tight end recruit Devin Asiasi play Granite Bay (Calif.). Clovis (Calif.) Buchanan and defensive end target Bryson Young play Porterville (Calif.).

Bye Week:

Bakersfield (Calif.) Liberty and UCLA linebacker commit Krys Barnes are on a bye.  Temecula (Calif.) Great Oak and UCLA receiver commit Demetric Felton have a bye.  Westlake (Calif.) receiver Theo Howard has a bye. The Trinity League is all on a bye.  Los Angeles (Calif.) Hawkins with UCLA targets Jalen HallJoseph Lewis and Greg Johnson has a bye.  

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