CSM Players Still Looking For Offers

Every year, players go unnoticed at the JUCO level and this year is no exception. Here's a look at some of the top College of San Mateo prospects who are still waiting on their first offers according to defensive coordinator Tim Tulloch...

DL Pio Vatuvei - "He's a bounceback from Washington, so you know he can play. He was a really highly recruited kid out of high school. He had offers from all over and actually was committed to USC for a while before he signed with Washington. He's a really strong kid and super-athletic for his size. He's quick and he's good at rushing the quarterback. He's getting a lot of attention from schools, major schools, BCS programs, but they need to see how he progresses and they are focused on guys who are mid-year guys right now, so he hasn't seen things pick up yet. I expect him to have plenty of offers by the time he makes his decision (in February)."

2013 Season Stats: 35 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 8 tackles-for-loss, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery

RB George Naufahu - "George is a tough, physical runner. He put up some huge numbers. I'm shocked he's not getting more attention from schools. He's a May guy, so that might be it, but the kid can play and do it all. He's a great leader too."

2013 Season Stats: 187 carries, 1,183 yards, 17 TDs

WR/Slot Quincy Nelson - "Quincy is super-quick. We didn't throw it his way a lot, but he's athletic and he can leave in December, so I think we need to get his name out there more."

2013 Season Stats: 11 rec., 158 yards, 1 TD

CB Bryant Hayes - "Bryant had a huge season for us. He led us in interceptions (with four), he played well in coverage, he held up well against the run and he's a great return guy. He's another one that can leave in December, so more schools need to get on him."

2013 Season Stats: 17 tackles, 1 tackle-for-loss, 4 INTs, 7 PBUs

QB Casey Wichman - "Casey played really well for us this season, especially down the stretch. He can run and pass pretty well and I think, with the way offenses are going today, he will fit in with a lot of schools. He can leave right away, so we're hoping to get him some looks soon."

2013 Season Stats: 72 of 132 (54.5%), 1,050 yards, 12 TDs, 8 INTs; 130 carries, 760 yards, 10 TDs

OL Semisi Mataele - "He had a great season inside for us. He's strong and he can pull. He's a two-time All Nor Cal guy. He can leave now, so he needs to get some schools looking at him."

OL Viliami Fukofuka - "He's powerful and he's smart. He can really be an outstanding center for a school. He's a May guy."

DT Tupou Aleamotua - "If he were a mid-year guy, I think he'd have more people after him." 2013 Season Stats: 16 tackles, 1.5 tackles-for-loss

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