Bruins high on the list of 4-star DT Greg Rogers

Mar. 16 -- UCLA is on the short list for Las Vegas (Nev.) Arbor View defensive tackle Greg Rogers, the No. 2 defensive tackle in the West...

Las Vegas (Nev.) Arbor View defensive tackle Greg Rogers (6-4, 306) has 20 offers but insists that the recruiting process isn't getting to be too much.

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"It's not really getting more crazy, I'm actually more locked in now and focusing more on the schools recruiting me heavier," said Rogers.  "I'm just trying to stay locked in and focused."

Rogers said a handful of schools are recruiting him heavily.

"I'd say recruiting me the hardest is TennesseeOklahomaUSCUCLATexas A&M and Colorado," said Rogers. 

With offers from all over the country, it's a pair of Pac-12 schools that Rogers knows he'll visit officially, and unofficially.

"USC and UCLA, those two schools are definitely ones at the top for me," said Rogers.  "I like both schools a lot, they have great coaches and a lot to offer.  I and supposed to visit both UCLA and USC this summer and I might schedule my officials early with them."

USC was the more recent of the two to offer.

"I really like the coaching staff at USC," said Rogers.  "Coach Clay Helton, Coach Kenechi Udeze and Coach Gavin Morris are the main ones recruiting me there."

UCLA offered him a year ago and the Bruins are still heavily in the mix.

"Coach (Angus) McClure is the main one recruiting me but Coach Scott White is now too," said Rogers.

Texas A&M has picked up their recruitment of Rogers.

"Coach (Noel) Mazzone recruited Vegas when he was at UCLA and he passed on my film to Coach Terry Price and he's recruiting me now," said Rogers.

Oklahoma and Tennessee remain in steady contact too.

"The new defensive line coach at Oklahoma, Diron Reynolds, is recruiting me and Coach Steve Stripling is recruiting me at Tennessee," said Rogers.

Rogers said he'll take an unofficial visit to Indiana later this month then could take some visits when he goes to The Opening Regional in Oakland.

A decision, one he thought he'd make before his season, is now a while away.

"I was big on committing before my senior year, but now it won't be until sometime in December of January," said Rogers.  "I won't take it all the way out until Signing Day, but it will be after I take all five of my official visits."

Academically, Rogers has a 3.3 and will take the ACT and SAT this spring.


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