Sanders Plans L.A. Visit

Zebrie Sanders has racked up a ton of offers throughout the recruiting process, but he is now starting to narrow his list by setting up his official visits. He has maintained that he was pretty open to a wide array of programs, but now seems to favor three schools solidly...

Zebrie Sanders, a 6-foot-6, 280-pound offensive tackle from Northmont High in Clayton, has been receiving a bountiful amount of recruiting attention, but he put that on the back burner this weekend as the his team opened up their season with a 25-12 victory over "Miami Valley" rival Chaminade Julienne.

"We had a good game," Sanders said. "We have a new quarterback this year, so we ran the ball a little bit more, and it was nice to get out there and work on my run blocking in a game."

Sanders has racked up an abundance of official offers, but admits that three schools currently stick out at the top of his list.

"Right now Georgia, Florida, and UCLA are probably my top three." Sanders informed.

Florida- I just like everything about Florida. I really feel comfortable there and they are a great team. I also really like the O-Line depth chart.

Georgia- When I went to Georgia I really felt at home. They have a nice big campus and it is like a city in itself. Coach Richt is a great coach."

UCLA- I really love L.A. and everything about the school. They just have everything as from academics to facilities. They need tackles and I can definitely fill that job.

Florida and Georgia have been on Sander's list for awhile, but UCLA shot up his list after he had the chance to visit the campus while in town attending a session of USC summer camp.

"The USC camp was a really good camp," Sanders began. "It seemed like everyone there was either a five-star or four-star recruit by Scout, or a USC commitment. It was a good camp as far as the competition and I learned a lot from the coaches."

"While I was in town I had the chance to go visit UCLA and they offered me a scholarship. It was a really good visit and I really liked Coach (Karl) Dorrell, Coach (Bob) Connelly, and Coach (Jay) Norvell."

"When I first got there (Los Angeles) I felt a little like a fish out of water, because it is so big," Sanders continued. "Dayton is one big city, but L.A. is huge. It is split apart in like seven or eight downtown areas."

Sanders has started to set up his official visit schedule, but he is saving one trip in-case something changes another school emerges on his list by offering or making an impact with him throughout the course of he season.

" I am going to Clemson for the first game of the season (9/2 Vs. Florida State)," Sanders informed. "I will be going to Florida when they play Tennessee (9/15), and I will be going to Georgia when they play Auburn (11/10). I will also be going to a visit to UCLA."

"I am going to save my fifth visit for after the football season is over. Maybe South Carolina or LSU. I will just have to see what happens."


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