Chris Horton, 6-2, 190, 4.48, New Orleans (LA) De La Salle, spent the past weekend visiting UCLA and came away impressed with the campus as well as the football program.
With freshman linebacker Justin London hosting Horton, the Lousiana safety prospect said, "The trip was great. It was really nice."
Horton went over the events of the trip with us. "I came in last Thursday night, but we really didn't do much Thursday night. You can say the trip really started on Friday morning. I stayed at the
Then it was off to the Rose Bowl on Saturday. "I went to the game and it was a tough loss, but I really like the Rose Bowl. It was the first time I had ever been there. It is so big. I also got to go down into the locker room, and that was very nice. The two other recruits and I went out Saturday night with our hosts and some of the players. They definitely showed us a good time when we were out there. I got to stay in the
As reported earlier by BRO, Horton is originally from
When Horton got home and read the newspapers from the weekend he realized the coaching situation could be changing. "When I got back home I picked up the papers. It said if Bob Toledo didn't win the
UCLA contacted Horton on Monday night. "I spoke to coach (R. Todd) Littlejohn. I asked him if it would affect us (players with offers). He said no because he spoke with the athletic director and he was told that the scholarship offers would all be honored for those players who had taken their visits to UCLA."
Asked if the firing of
Horton has three more trips scheduled after New Years. "I go to
On the season Horton had 86 solo tackles, 31 assists, four sacks, 12 caused fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one hurry, 21 caught behind the line, one interception and four pass breakups. He has offers from both UCLA and Tulane. Horton said he has no favorite school is wide open right now.