Arizona State, Notre Dame and UCLA Stand Out for 4-Star WR Damian Alloway

Oct. 14 -- Three schools are standing out to Fontana (Calif.) Summit four-star receiver Damian Alloway...

Fontana (Calif.) Summit receiver Damian Alloway (5-9, 170), will begin his official visit slate next month.

“I’m going to Notre Dame on November 14th (against Wake Forest),” said Alloway.

The next two visits are likely to come at the conclusion of Alloway’s senior campaign.

“Arizona State is not set up yet, but it will be after the season,” said Alloway. “UCLA will be a postseason visit too.”

Oregon has been talking a lot with Alloway and, if the Ducks eventually offer, Alloway plans to visit Eugene.

“Those are the main three right now but Oregon is stopping by the school during their bye week and I’m getting the feeling that they could be offering any day,” said Alloway. “I really want to look into them more. Its a dream school to get an offer from so I would want to visit and see the school side of it. We’ll see if they offer. Coach (Matt) Lubick is the one I’m talking to there.”

With the Irish set for his first official visit, the contact between Alloway and Notre Dame is steady and constant.

“Coach (Mike) Sanford is the main one recruiting me but I talk to Coach (Mike) Denbrock sometimes,” said Alloway. “They all DM me though but its really Coach Sanford I talk to. They’re going to come out here during their bye week.”

Arizona State has upped their pursuit of Alloway and will get a visit from him.

“Coach (Keith) Patterson is talking with me the most at ASU and they’re going to come out during their bye week,” said Alloway. “They’ve really picked it up with me.”

And UCLA, one of his first offers, continues to be a presence in Alloway’s recruitment.

“Coach Meat (Demetrice Martin) and Coach Yarbs (Eric Yarber) are the ones recruiting me, recruiting me together,” said Alloway. “I’ll take my visit to UCLA with Leni and Lokeni Toailoa."

Alloway said the Bruins and Irish are pursuing him the hardest.

“UCLA and Notre Dame are really tied in recruiting me the hardest,” said Alloway. “There is not one day that at least one of the coaches doesn’t contact me on DM or email. They’re both at the top recruiting me the hardest."

Both the Bruins and Irish have freshman quarterbacks, Josh Rosen and DeShone Kizer, respectively, and Alloway has been impressed with both.

“That’s what I’ve really been looking at,” said Alloway. “Seeing how Rosen is playing and seeing how Kizer is stepping up at Notre Dame, the future is looking bright. It makes the decision harder."

For now, Alloway said that the Sun Devils, Irish and Bruins are the only three he’s focusing on, though an offer from the Ducks would put them there.

A decision was expected sooner rather than later, but Alloway said he wants to hold tight just a bit.

"I knew I wanted to make it soon, but my family really wants me to take my visits and make sure I’m making the right decision so I’m not as quick to make my decision,” said Alloway.

With five of his 7v7 teammates from Ground Zero committed to UCLA (The Toailoas, Demetric Felton, Breland Brandt and Krys Barnes), Alloway said he hears from them constantly.

“We’re all in a group chat and they say ‘I can’t wait till we all get to UCLA,” said Alloway. “Leni tells me he’s going to be my roommate when I get to UCLA. They keep telling me not to be the one who messes it up. But I know whatever I do, I’m making the right decision."


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