Capella Talks About UCLA Camp

Greg Capella, the 6-4, 320-pounder prospect from Visalia (Calif.) El Diamante, was the offensive line standout at the UCLA One-Day Camp Saturday. He talked about his experience at the camp, getting more scholarship offers and his current leader...

Visalia (Calif.) El Diamante offensive lineman Greg Capella (6-4, 322) is up to three scholarship offers, and the top lineman in Central California has more schools in line for potential offers.

"Arizona and UNLV were the last schools to offer me and I'm up to three now with UCLA offering," said Capella. "Colorado and Washington have been talking with me a lot and they're talking about offering me, too."

The Bruins were the first to throw their offer hat into the ring, and Capella said that they remain his leader.

"I'm still leaning towards UCLA," said Capella. "My top five are UCLA, Arizona, Cal, Fresno State and Colorado. It's good to know I have a lot of schools who like me. I still want to take my visits first. I could decide early, though."

Last weekend, Capella made his first visit to UCLA, attending their One-Day Camp and getting a quick tour of the campus.

"The campus was beautiful and the weight room was pretty big," said Capella. "I talked with Coach (Rick) Neuheisel for a little bit and he is really nice. (Offensive Line) Coach (Bob) Palcic is a pretty good coach. I talked to him for a while at the end of practice and they didn't really even bring up recruiting or me committing. They just told me that they really liked what I did at the camp."

Capella, though, is his own harshest critic. "I thought I could have done better, but I was happy overall," said Capella. "We learned a lot and it got pretty physical, which I liked. But I thought I could have done a little better."

Capella isn't sure if he'll be camping anywhere else. "Right now I don't know if I'll go anywhere," said Capella. "I might go to the Under Armour Combine but the Cal camp is that day, so I might be going to that."

Capella said that schools like him as a tackle and as a guard, and that he'd have the option to play both. "I'd prefer to stay at tackle, but I could play guard," said Capella.

In 2007, Capella was named all-West Yosemite League and was a second team all-state underclass selection.

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