White Thinks More Are Coming

Lester White, the 6-2, 210-pound safety prospect from Riverside (Calif.) J.W. North, will get a major roadblock out the way in terms of his recruitment this Saturday, which he hopes will lead to many teams showing more interest...

Riverside (Calif.) J.W. North safety Lester White (6-2, 205) will be taking the SAT on Saturday.

With the test completed, White will finally get to begin his official visits, and he already has a couple of schools in mind he's planning to see.

"I take the SAT this Saturday, so then I can finally take my trips and I already know I want to visit Nebraska, LSU and Arizona State," said White. "Those are pretty much the only schools I know for sure I want to visit."

Two more schools he's interested in are both USC and UCLA, and following the SAT, he'll head over to the Rose Bowl to watch the Trojans and Bruins play.

"I sure am interested in both of them and mainly what I'm waiting for is to get them my SAT score so then they can offer," said White.

LSU is a new name to the list, but D.J. McCarthy, a former coach at UCLA, has been recruiting Southern California for the Tigers and has expressed interest in White.

"The receivers coach (McCarthy) said they want to get me down there for a visit and see how I fit," said White.

White is staying in constant contact with the coaching staffs at USC and UCLA, where he says he's high on their list. "I talk to Coach (David) Watson (at USC) and Coach (Wayne) Moses (at UCLA) once a week and they said just get the SAT taken and they can go from there," said White. "I don't really favor one over the other, they're pretty much the same."

White said he's got a top five schools with a few more in the mix.

"My top five schools, in no order, are Nebraska, Arizona State, UCLA, USC and Oregon State," said White, who added that LSU and Boise State are still involved.

White has attended a handful of UCLA games this season, including the Tennessee and Oregon State games and he's looking forward to attending the UCLA-USC game.

At 6-2, 210, White has good safety size but said he's got no desire to move to outside linebacker in college, even though the subject has been broached.

"Nah, I want to stay at safety and keep doing what I've been doing there," said White.

During his 2008 senior season, White had 60 tackles and two interceptions. During his junior season, White had 84 tackles and five interceptions and ran for over 650 yards with 12 touchdowns.

Academically, White has a 3.0 GPA.


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