Moline Admits A Soft Commitment

Chane "The Traine" Moline, the 6-1, 235-pound all-purpose running back from Mission Viejo, admits that he considers himself a "soft commit" to UCLA...

Mission Viejo (Calif.) High running back Chane Moline (6-1, 235) has basically decided on his college choice, but won't fully commit to the school he has picked just yet.

"I guess you would call me a soft commit to UCLA," said Moline. "That's where I'm pretty much going to go, but I still want to take some trips."

Moline has already set up his first official visit to Ole Miss. "I'm going there the second week in January. I'm also going to visit Utah and UCLA, I just haven't set up the dates yet."

Moline has been at UCLA's past two home games, against Rice and Oklahoma. Ironically, his older brother Chase made the first two starts of his career in those same games.

"He likes it. He's stoked there. I don't think he expected to be starting but he's worked hard," said Moline. "It's cool that he and Chad (Moline, a walk-on linebacker and the oldest brother) are both there."

Though Moline said he's basically decided on UCLA, he still is getting calls from coaches. He has seven scholarship offers through mid-September.

On the field, Moline has been making it look easy with the Diablos offense. Through three games, Mission Viejo has outscored opponents an average of 57-20, and such scoring output has ended Moline's nights by halftime.

"It's been going pretty good. We're blowing teams out. I'm enjoying the blowouts, but it just limits my carries," said Moline.

In those three games, Moline has rushed for 287 on 31 carries and scored eight touchdowns.

As a junior he rushed for 1,872 yards on 218 carries (8.59 ypc), for 133.7 yards per game, despite being taken out in many blowouts. He also had 22 catches for 270 yards and scored 40 touchdowns on the season (38 rushing, 2 receiving).

"Sure, I'd like to get more carries, but as long as we win, I'm cool," said Moline.

Moline said he would "officially" decide on a school after he took his trips.


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