Elite TE Prospect DajLeon Farr

With some ties to UCLA, one of the top tight end prospects in the country, <b>DajLeon Farr</b> from Texas, says he has a ton of offers, but has the Bruins toward the top of his list...

He spent most of his junior year as a glorified blocker, but that hasn't deterred Galena Park (Texas) North Shore tight end DajLeon Farr, 6-6, 237, from racking up offers from elite programs around the nation.

In all, Far has 16 offers from schools like UCLA, LSU, Miami, Texas A&M, Texas, Arkansas, Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Iowa.

Trying to pare that down to a top five is a tough task for Farr. While he has in the past said that UCLA was among his leaders, this time he played it closer to the vest. "I don't really have a solid top five," he said. " It changes every day. I do like LSU, Miami and UCLA a lot, though."

Coach Eric Bieniemy has been handling the recruitment of Farr, and Farr has been impressed with him. "I like Coach Bieniemy a lot. He is real down to earth. I know some people who played for him at Colorado, and they told me how good a coach he was and that he is a real good guy. And he sounds like it too. He has definitely made me interested in UCLA."

Farr is also related to former Bruins Mel Farr, Mel Farr, Jr., and Mike Farr, even though he's never personally met them before.

Farr was seldom used as a pass-catcher during his 2003 junior campaign. He had only 7 receptions for 165 yards and a single touchdown, mainly serving as a blocker in a run-oriented offense. However, he expects that to change come fall.

"We're going to throw the ball a lot more this year, that's what my coaches are saying. We just started spring ball, so I've been still used at tight end, but I could split out wide," Farr said.

Farr is in no hurry to decide on his school yet, with other schools he is interested in yet to offer. But even if he had those offers, he has no plans to commit anywhere. "I'll wait until Signing Day. I am going to take all five of my trips before I commit anywhere."

Farr has not attended any Nike Camps, and doesn't expect to attend any other individual camps. He does plans to go to team camps this summer, but they haven't been determined yet. He has a 3.1 GPA and scored an 18 on his ACT, qualifying him for college.


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