Citrus Signal Caller Bryan Waggener

Citrus (Calif.) College quarterback Bryan Waggener (6-4, 226) had a solid freshman season for the Owls, throwing for 2,000 yards and 18 touchdowns for a 60.8 completion percentage, and now Waggener is trying to turn that into a college scholarship with an even better sophomore year.

Even now, the attention is starting to pour in.

"I'm getting letters from a good amount of schools," said Waggener.  "Florida, Auburn, Oregon State and Washington State send me stuff and Ole Miss calls me on the phone."

Waggener said though it's early, Auburn is a school that he has strong interest in.

"Auburn is a big name school with a lot of tradition," said Waggener.  "I'd like to stay in the Pac-10.  It would be nice to be up and down the West Coast.  But they have big time football in the SEC.  Still, I want to go where I have the best chance to make a name for myself."

As a senior at Chino Hills (Calif.) Ayala, Waggener took an official trip to Nevada but no scholarship offers came from his final season.

"I only started one year, and it was a 3-7 season.  We lost pretty much our whole coaching staff before the season," said Waggener.  "I think (Citrus) has been good for me.  I've progressed and its made me a better player."

Waggener plans to attend the JCFootball.com Combine, this time as a participant.

"I worked at it last year and got to talk with a lot of coaches.  I'm hoping this time the combine goes really good for me," said Waggener.

He greyshirted in 2004, so he has three years to play two, and he will have his A.A. in December, allowing him to transfer in early 2007 and participate in spring practice.


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