Blackmon Talks About UCLA Camp

Devon Blackmon, the 6-0, 180-pound potentially elite 2011 receiver/defensive back from Fontana (Calif.) Summit, made a short appearance at UCLA's Three-Day Camp Monday afternoon, but made a big enough impression for the coaches to take special interest in him...

Fontana (Calif.) Summit receiver Devon Blackmon (6-0, 180), one of the top 2011 prospects in the Southland, has had a busy week and it's only going to get busier.

"I've been going strong for two weeks straight," said Blackmon. "I started at the USC Camp last week, then I went to the Oregon camp this weekend, and got the MVP award there, and then I came to the UCLA camp. And now I might go to the USC camp on Thursday."

Blackmon was at UCLA on Monday and spent some time working with receivers coach Reggie Moore and offensive coordinator Norm Chow, while Head Coach Rick Neuheisel watched him closely.

When Blackmon was leaving, Neuheisel told Blackmon to give him a call when he was driving home, which Blackmon did.

"I called them and we had a good conversation and they said to expect an offer from them in September," said Blackmon. "I called Coach (Rick) Neuheisel and then talked with Coach (Wayne) Moses."

Blackmon wasn't planning on coming to the camp initially, but after recent conversations with UCLA, came to the conclusion that an appearance would serve him well.

"It was cool," said Blackmon. "I really came to talk with the coaches, but it actually turned out to be a pretty good day. They were pretty happy with me coming out and how I did."

Blackmon, who plays quarterback for Summit, said that his attention is coming as a receiver. "I'll play anywhere, but they were working me as a receiver," said Blackmon.

Blackmon said that he thinks more offers could make their way to him in the coming months. "We'll see what happens because I'll be pretty busy with the camps, showing what I can do," said Blackmon.

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