No position has been hit harder than the defensive line. The Cats lost so many defensive tackles last season that they had to scrap the defense. Three years ago they almost ran out of defensive ends. Mike Stoops hopes to avoid this problem by adding four promising players to the existing group.
February 4, 2004
<a href="http://scout.theinsiders.com/a.z?s=148&p=8&c=1&nid=746910">Chris Wilson</a> is just one of the three newest Cats to come on board. The announcement of a new coach and the young talent on the team seems to have prospects excited about what is going down in Tucson. Wilson is a force on both sides of the ball at San Clemente but the UA staff recruited him specifically for defensive end, a major need position for the team. He tells us why he committed and updates us on his season.
November 24, 2003
Three prospects from California have attended UCLA games or practices this fall and are waiting on offers from the Bruins: Tight end/defensive end <b>Chris Wilson</b>, wide receiver/defensive back <b>Justin Shaw</b>, and offensive lineman <b>Chris Joseph</b>. Here's the latest on them...
October 6, 2003
The UA staff is hot right, now landing two commitments in the past week. They have also scheduled a visit date with <a href="http://scout.theinsiders.com/a.z?s=148&p=8&c=1&nid=746910">Chris Wilson</a>, a big D-end prospect out of San Clemente, California. Wilson knows all about the coaching change in Tucson and is optimistic about it. He says the Cats are after him the hardest. Wilson was a standout player at both the NorCal and SoCal Nike Camps.
October 1, 2003
Here's our last look at the top players on the West Coast by position finishing up with the tight ends and offensive linemen. There's some nice depth at both positions and in particular, the offensive line class is one of the best and deepest in recent memory. Remember, this is just a pre-season ranking and players will move up, down, in and out as the season gets going in a few months.
August 5, 2003