Bruins Add Offer to McClure's List

Vista (Calif.) cornerback Stefan McClure, one of the premier cover corners in the West, picked up his seventh and eighth offers last week, including the latest coming from the Bruins after visiting UCLA on Saturday...

Vista (Calif.) cornerback Stefan McClure (5-10.5, 170) is arguably the most pursued cornerback prospect in the West in the Class of 2011, and two more schools have stepped to the forefront with offers.

"I just got an offer from UCLA (on Saturday) and I got one from Boise State on Tuesday," said McClure.

The Bruins and Broncos join offers McClure previously had from Washington, Oregon State, Minnesota, Colorado, Colorado State and hometown San Diego State.

"I am stoked about the new offers from UCLA and Boise State," said McClure. "Those are both good schools that I want to play for."

The Bruins have been McClure's favorite team, and the offer keeps the Bruins high on McClure's list.

"I didn't come close to committing but UCLA was my favorite school growing and still is in my top three. I went up there for practice and Coach (Rick) Neuheisel offered me right at the end of practice. I got to talk with all of the defensive coaches and the running backs coach (Wayne Moses)," said McClure. "They have eight cornerbacks right now, all redshirt sophomores and younger, so I'm going to still check out some other schools and take some visits."

Boise State signed McClure's close friend, Troy Ware, in February, and the Broncos have made an appealing case to McClure.

"They just came on last week, but Troy and his dad have been working on me since our season to go to Boise State," said McClure. "Coach (Chris) Petersen was saying that he really liked me."

The Broncos and Bruins are joined by Washington in McClure's top three.

"I really like Washington too," said McClure. "I'm trying to make it to Washington (for spring practice), but I don't know if that will happen."

McClure's eight offers could have more company soon.

"I think either of the Arizona schools or Oregon could be next," said McClure. "And another school that might start talking with me more is Cal."

McClure is still coming back from a kneecap injury he suffered in the CIF-San Diego Section championship game, a week after he jumped onto the map by shutting down five-star receiver Kenny Stills, so his camp visits will be minimal this year.

"I am going to the Nike Camp at USC on April 25th, but that's the only one I am going to," said McClure.

Academically, McClure has a 3.3 GPA and took the SAT last month.

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