Dye Talks of Oregon Visit

Corona (Calif.) Santiago cornerback Anthony Dye, who was UCLA's first commit visited Oregon over the weekend. Dye is back from his visit and his father tells BRO where he stands...

The first recruit in the class of 2008 to commit to UCLA was Corona (Calif.) Santiago cornerback Anthony Dye, doing so in March.

This past weekend, though, Dye took an official trip to Eugene to visit Oregon when the Ducks hosted USC.

"It was a good trip and it was a good game," said his father, Mark. "Three things happened that were big. First, Oregon beat USC which was really big. Second, they set a stadium record for their biggest crowd. Third, they set a decibel level record with how loud the crowd got. It was loud in there."

Dye was hosted by Tustin native Javes Lewis, a freshman who's redshirting for the Ducks.

"Javes was a nice kid and Anthony enjoyed hanging out with him," said Mark.

And like most recruits who visit Oregon, the facilities caught the attention of the Dye's.

"Those facilities are top notch. They're really impressive. The locker rooms alone are impressive," said Mark.

Yet despite all the positives they experienced while visiting Oregon, Mark Dye said nothing has changed with Anthony's status, even with the questions surrounding Karl Dorrell's job in Westwood.

"He's solid to UCLA, you can change that soft verbal back to solid," said Mark Dye. "That's where Tony's going. He wanted to take a trip to validate his decision to commit to UCLA, and while he did like Oregon, he's solidly committed to UCLA."

Dye was one of two prospects committed to UCLA on the visit, joining Damien Holmes on the trip.

One of the top cornerbacks in the country, Dye is a member of the Scout National 100.


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