This isn't a comprehensive report, just some updates on various recruiting possibilities we've heard lately.
Portis, the 6-3 true freshman quarterback at
from Woodland Hills (
our knowledge, UCLA has not received a release from
has good size and is an exceptional athlete. In his junior year of high school
his throwing ability was a bit in question, but he threw very well his senior
year and got good reviews his true freshman year in Florida. He entered
Portis will have to sit out a year wherever he goes, and then he'll be eligible for the 2007 season as a redshirt sophomore.
we reported, James Montgomery, the running back from
Reuland, the 6-6, 240-pound tight end from
The running back possibilities could be dwindling. C.J. Gable, the elite running back prospect from Sylmar, has eliminated UCLA, and it was questionable whether Gable would make it pass UCLA admissions.
Myers, the athlete from
Johnson, the #3-ranked running back in the nation from
Glass, the speedster from Sherman Oaks (
could very well be down to Tracy Slocum, the 5-10, 190-pounder from
is feeling pretty good about the local running back prospects in the junior
class, such as Raymond Carter, the 6-0, 190-pounder from Crenshaw, and even Marc
Tyler, the 6-1, 210-pounder from
At linebacker, UCLA is hoping that Mark Johnson, the elite prospect from Dorsey, continues to improve academically so they could admit him. They'll know more by the end of this semester and then, if he has improved, could have him visit officially in January.
Bradford, the #1 linebacker prospect in the nation, from
Dwight Roberson, the linebacker from Ventura St. Bonaventure, is still a possibility, if UCLA happens to miss with many of the prospects it's already offered in the next month.
Green, the quarterback from Sherman Oaks (
Lewis, the defensive end/linebacker from
Tyquan Know, the receiver from Crenshaw, is probably a longshot, probably having too much academic work to make up.
The list of recruits visiting this weekend:
DB Darian Hagan, Crenshaw
TE Konrad Reuland, Mission Viejo (tentative)
OL Micah Kia, Mililani (Hawaii)
RB Mossis Madu, Norman (Okla.)
OL Nick Ekbatani, L.A. Harbor CC
WR Terrence Austin, Long Beach Poly
RB Toby Gerhart, Norco
RB Tracy Slocum, Clovis East
Moline, Mission Viejo
RB Christian Ramirez, Imperial
DT Darius Savage, Morse
DE David Carter, Kaiser
DE Dylan Rush, Konawaena
OL Jake Dean, Paraclete
DE Jeff Miller, Westlake
DT Jerzy Siewierski, Sparks
DE Reginald Stokes, Carver