UCLA Pursues Colorado Receiver

He's Drew Davis, the 6-1, 205-pounder from Denver (Col.) Montbello. With his season just underway, Davis has seen his recruitment really pick up -- including more interest from UCLA -- and he has some official visits in mind and is on the verge of narrowing down his list...

Denver (Col.) Montbello receiver Drew Davis (6-1, 205) has seen his team struggle to an 0-2 start, thanks to a difficult schedule. Fortunately for Davis, the scholarship offers he had hoped hoped for at the top of the season have already started to come in.

"Michigan, UCLA and Cal all just offered me," said Davis. "Those are the schools I was really waiting on to see if they would offer me and they did. To have three of the top 25 schools offer you at the same time, it's an honor for me."

The offers for Davis put him near the 20-scholarship offer mark, and in the next week, Davis plans to trim that list dramatically. "Probably by next week, I'm going to narrow it down to about seven schools," said Davis. "In about three weeks, I'm going to narrow it down to the five schools I want to take a visit to."

Davis has yet to take an official visit, but said that he has already guaranteed Colorado and Washington visits. "I'm also planning on taking official trips to UCLA and Michigan, I just need to set those up. I might take a trip somewhere this month because we have another Thursday night game," Davis said.

Since September 1, Davis said a good amount of schools have been calling him. "UCLA and Coach (Karl) Dorrell called me," said Davis. "Oregon called me before their game (against Fresno State). I've been called by Nebraska, Cal, Colorado, Washington State, Arizona, Michigan and Arizona State too."

Davis has expressed interest in the Bruins since he visited Southern California for the Nike Camp in April (where he ran a 4.54 40). "I really liked Los Angeles," said Davis. "I was out there for the Nike Camp and I liked the weather and the city."

Davis said he thinks he is done receiving scholarship offers and, at the least, isn't seriously considering anyone else aside from his offered schools. He said, "I think everyone who is going to offer me has, so I'm going to start narrowing that list down. I've changed my timetable on a decision from late December to now around late November or early December. I would like to take all five of my official visits."

In an attempt to spark the Warriors offense, Davis has been seeing some time at quarterback to help run the option while also playing safety.

"It's a struggle to lose the way we have, but we know by playing tough competition it is going to help us in the long run," said Davis.

Last season, he had 45 catches for 988 yards and 16 touchdowns and was named first team all-conference and state.

Academically, he has a 4.0 and scored an 18 on the ACT.


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