Kelly Talks About Visit

The easy part is out of the way for linebacker <b>Terrance Kelly</b> -- winning another championship with Concord (Calif.) De La Salle. Now comes the hard part -- recruiting. He talks about his visit to UCLA and the schools he's considering...

It was another year, another championship for Concord (Calif.) De La Salle, as the Spartans won another section title. With that in the bag, it's time for the Spartans defensive leader, linebacker Terrance Kelly, 6-0, 210, to start narrowing down his choices for schools.

Kelly took visit number two this past weekend, traveling to UCLA a week after he visited California. He was hosted by former De La Salle teammate and current Bruin running back Maurice Drew during his time in Westwood.

"It was a real good trip," Kelly said. "Maurice was my host. It was cool hanging out with him and hanging out with the players. I got to see how they interact with each other. I had a good time."

Kelly, who has been selected to play in the CaliFlorida Bowl next month, spent time with several members of the Bruins' linebacking corps and coaching staff.

"I got to meet Justin London. He is a good player. Coach (Jon) Embree is recruiting me. He is a good guy. I also met Coach (Brian) Schneider. I would like to play for him. Coach Dorrell, we talked a bit. He is a good guy and a good coach."

Kelly had a couple of highlights, and like most of this weekends visitors, one was the dedication ceremony at Pauley Pavilion Saturday. "We went to the basketball game when they honored Coach Wooden. It was real exciting. The football players really supported the basketball team. That was cool."

Kelly has three more schools he has on his visit docket, with two set. He will trip to Oregon and Washington in January and may visit Arizona State as well.

Is he leaning any way? He said, "I don't really have a leader. They are all so close. I like UCLA and Cal a lot, because I have tripped there. I want to take some trips, and I may make my decision before I am done with the trips, if it is possible."

Kelly is fully qualified.

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