Stills Takes In Bruins' Opener

Five-star receiver Kenny Stills from Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon was one of the top prospects who attended UCLA's opening win over San Diego State Saturday. He talks about his time at the Rose Bowl and more...

Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon receiver Kenny Stills' game on Friday night was a relatively easy one, a blowout of Salinas, 54-20.

Saturday was a little more eventful for Stills, who took in his first college football game of the season, attending UCLA's 33-14 win over his hometown school, San Diego State, with both schools having offered Stills, the top player in San Diego.

"Man, it was pretty nice," said Stills. "They treated me like royalty so that was pretty cool. I talked to like all of the coaches and got into the locker room after the game. It was fun, they made me feel like home."

Stills was also impressed with the product he saw on the field.

"They looked pretty good and really improved on offense," said Stills.

The Bruins have made major headway for Stills, who was once a heavy USC lean, but they're still fighting for the top spot with schools like California, Oklahoma, Penn State and Florida, the latter three all getting official visits that are scheduled. And Tennessee and LSU are still heavily in the mix for Stills and posturing for official trips.

Oklahoma has long been one of Stills' favorite, and while he was surprised at the outcome of their opener against BYU, that has done nothing to change his feeling for the Sooners.

"Nothing's changed at all," said Stills. "They're still one of my top schools and I know I can be a big part of the offense there."

Still, the five-star receiver said no leader has emerged from the pack.

"I'm still very wide open," said Stills.

Stills continues to maintain his desire to take all of his official visits outside of the Golden State. His first visit is scheduled for Penn State on November 7th when they host Ohio State. The next week, he'll trip to Oklahoma when they host Texas A&M. And he'll visit Florida when the defending champs host Florida State on November 28th.

"I'm in the process of setting up a visit Tennessee for this weekend, but it's not set in stone," said Stills.

With their season opener an intersectional game, Stills was held without a catch, but only played a half and primarily played running back.

"I didn't have any catches, but I ran for like 80 yards and a touchdown and completed a pass," said Stills. "Next week our quarterback will be back against Carlsbad and then it will be on."

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