Derrell Acrey, a 6'2 230lb MLB from Redlands, California who tripped to Boise State for the Idaho game, is often called "Little Ray" by his teammates because his playing style mimics that of his favorite football player Ray Lewis. Derrell sat down with Scout.com's John Wayne Penton this week to discuss his trip to Boise State and his recruitment in general..
December 2, 2005
LINEBACKER U is expected to close on a few more 'backers before it's all said and done on February 1. One Oregon State target is Derrell Acrey, a Redlands Calif., tackling machine who already goes 6-foot-2 and 235 pounds. The Redlands East Valley High team captain will be tripping to Corvallis later this recruiting season but first, there's a championship to chase.
November 17, 2005
MIKE RILEY likes to say Oregon State has become Linebacker U and with Beavs like Jonathan Pollard, Richard Seigler, Darnell Robinson, Nick Barnett, Bryan Jones and James Allen, its hard to argue. One who could follow in their footsteps is a Redlands Calif., wrecking machine who stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 235 pounds. His prep coach says Derrell Acrey is a big LB who can really run. "The beast" holds three offers, including one from OSU, and more could soon be on the way. He also has a leader.
August 28, 2005