Isaiah Crocker (Blair Angulo)

Four-star Isaah Crocker Likes UCLA's New Receivers Coach Jimmie Dougherty

Mar. 10 -- Scout.com caught up with four-star wide receiver Isaah Crocker, a UCLA target, at the adidas 7v7 National Championship to break down recent visits, new offers and what's next in his recruitment...

Isaah Crocker has been one of the hotter prospects in the West region in recent weeks and the four-star wide receiver added a couple new Pac-12 offers to his growing list late last month.

Arizona State and Utah became the latest schools to offer the springy prospect from Sacramento (Calif.) Inderkum and Crocker told Scout.com at the adidas 7v7 National Championship that he would like to look closely at his new options.

"I would definitely like to go out there to see what the environment is like," Crocker said. "I haven't been out there or seen any of those states. I don't really know much about either right now -- the only thing I know about Utah is that Devontae Booker went to Grant, which was a big school out in our area during his time."

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Among his other offers, Crocker said he's definitely felt more attention from a select few.

"UCLAUSC, Arizona State is getting up there, Notre Dame hits me up a lot, California is in there a lot, and I've been in steady contact with Oregon and Oregon State as well," Crocker said. "I'm going to try to make some visits to whatever is close. Obviously if I get a chance to go further out like Notre Dame I'll try to make that work."

The 6-foot-1, 175-pound Crocker had been in contact with UCLA's new receivers coach, Jimmie Dougherty, during his short time at Oregon and that communication has picked up right where it left off.

"He's a good coach, man," Crocker said. "I like him a lot. When they came out to our school heading into signing day he was showing me a lot of love and they liked my film a lot. Once I went out to UCLA for an unofficial, it was shocking to see him out there but it's great because he's a good coach.

"I hadn't been to UCLA in a good minute and they're building that new facility, so that was pretty cool. I can't wait to see that fully built."

While in Los Angeles for the adidas West Coast regional, Crocker was also able to swing by USC to take a closer look at the Trojans.

"USC was mind-blowing, too, and that was just a great experience," Crocker said. "Coach Tee Martin is a good coach, too, and that's big."

Cal is the local option and the Golden Bears are making a big effort to keep one of the top prospects in Northern California closer to home.

"I've been talking to the quarterback that just signed there, Chase Garbers, and he's been asking me when I'm going to get out there," Crocker said. "He's trying to get me to go there. I can take in games out there easy during the season. I've been out there many times and I just loved the atmosphere."


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