Golden Recruiting Board: Avery Walls, Jalen Jefferson, Jason Gibson coming to Berkeley

October 2010 | September | August | JulyJune | May

The order of schools listed in the leader group does not indicate a recruit's preference.


Recruits scheduled to officially visit Berkeley

  • Avery Walls, S Eagles Landing Christian Academy (McDonough, GA)
    Highlights: I II III | Leaders: Cal, Conn, Michigan, MSU, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Stanford, Tenn, UCLA, Virginia | Official visit: October 9th, Homecoming weekend against UCLA
  • Jalen Jefferson, ATH St Bonaventure (Ventura, CA)
    Highlights: I | Official visit: October 9th, Homecoming weekend against UCLA


Cal in the leader group

  • Jason Gibson, OLB Serra (Gardena, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Cal, USC, UCLA, Oregon, Florida | Official visits: Cal, Oregon, Washington, UCLA, Florida/Miami | Plans to visit Berkeley officially for October 9th Homecoming against UCLA
  • Brendon Bigelow, RB Central East (Fresno, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Cal, Washington, Oregon, Notre Dame | Out for the senior football season for his second ACL reconstruction
  • DeAnthony Arnett, WR Saginaw (Saginaw, MI)
    Highlights: I II | Leaders: Cal, USC, Tenn, Michigan State, Iowa, Oklahoma | Official visits: USC, Cal, Tennessee, Oklahoma
  • Brandon Wright, RB/DB Palo Verdes (Las Vegas, NV)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Cal | Wants to play RB at the next level while Cal is recruiting Wright as an athlete
  • Frank Clark, ATH Glenville (Akron, OH)
    Leaders: Cal, UNC | Also standing out playing LB this season at Glenville
  • Todd Barr, DT Lakewood (Lakewood, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Cal, Miami, Florida, Nebraska, Oregon, UCLA, Washington | Officially visiting Florida
  • Viliami Moala, DT Grant (Sacramento, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leader: Cal | Will visit Oregon State, USC, Alabama, Florida
  • James Sample, S Grant (Sacramento, CA)
    Leader: Washington
  • Steve Dillon, DE Palmdale (Palmdale, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Cal, UCLA
  • Lake Koa Ka'ai, DE Kamehameha (Honolulu, HI)
    Leaders: Cal | Visited Oregon
  • Devon Blackmon, ATH Summit (Fontana, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Alabama, Oregon, Cal, UCLA, USC, Florida, Washington | Official visits: Oregon
  • Ben Goodman, DE West Brook (Beaumont, TX)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Kansas, Cal, Houston, Louisiana Tech
  • Lavonte Barnett, DE Paraclete (Lancaster, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: Cal, Colorado State | Official visits: Cal, Fresno State
  • Cyrus Hobbi, OG Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
    Leaders: Cal, Arizona State, Michigan, Nebraska, Oregon State, UCLA, USC, Washington | Official visits: Oregon State, Washington, Nebraska | Considering Cal, USC for official visits
  • Stefan McClure, CB Vista (Vista, CA)
    Highlights: I | Leaders: UCLA, Washington | Will visit UCLA, Washington, Cal, Boise State before making a decision
  • Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB Chino Hills (Chino Hills, CA)
    Highlights: I II | Official visits: Cal, Oregon, Stanford, Washington | Leaders: Cal, Oregon
  • Aaron Green, RB James Madison (San Antonio, TX)
    Highlights: I II | Leaders: Cal, Nebraska, Florida State, Texas | Continues to express interest in Texas
  • Antoine Arnold, WR Chaparral (Temecula, CA)
    Leaders: Cal, Oregon, Nebraska | Official visits: Nebraska


Made positive impressions

  • Patrick Flavin, OT Benet Academy (Lisle, IL)
    I |
    Cal and UCLA may lead
  • Brennan Scarlett, DE/TE Central Catholic (Portland, OR)
    Highlights: I | Out 6-8 weeks because of a broken collarbone
  • Amir Carlisle, RB The King's Academy (San Jose, CA)
    Highlights: I II | Leaders: Stanford (verbal) | Visited USC


Question marks

  • Colt Lyerla, ATH Hillsboro (Hillsboro, OR)
    Highlights: I II | Contacted Cal regarding the OLB spot
  • Matt Williams, OT North Dakota State College of Science (Wahpeton, ND)
    Leaders: Iowa State
  • Marqise Lee, ATH Serra (Gardena, CA)
    Leaders: USC | Should be a package deal w/ George Farmer

Pledged Class of 2011

  • Darren Ervin, ATH Lamar (Hoston, TX)
  • Mustafa Jalil, DT Cathedral Catholic (San Diego, CA)
    Highlights: I | Summary | Nickname: the Mayor
  • Kyle Boehm, QB Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, CA)
    Highlights: I II | Summary
  • Jordan Rigsbee, OG Pleasant Valley (Chico, CA)
    Highlights: I | Summary
  • Jordan Morgan, S Lakeside Blue Ridge (Lakeside, AZ)
    Highlights: I | Summary
  • Maurice Harris, WR Northern Guilford (Greensboro, NC)
  • Daniel Lasco, RB The Woodlands (The Woodlands, TX)
    Highlights: I | Summary
  • Richard Rodgers, TE St. Johns (Shrewsbury, MA)
    Highlights: I | Summary
  • Nathan Broussard, OLB Plano West (Plano, TX)
    Highlights: I II III | Summary


Parting ways

  • Miles Shuler, ATH Long Branch (Long Branch, NJ) has top 7 of Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Pittsburg, Rutgers.
  • George Atkinson III, ATH Granada (Livermore, CA) verbally committed to Notre Dame.
  • Ray Drew, DE Thomas County Central (Thomasville, GA) officially visited LSU. UCLA seems to be next.
  • Danny Shelton, DT Auburn (Auburn, WA) has Oregon, Washington as top 2.
  • Jon Lewis, DE Klein Oak (Spring, TX) verbally committed to Texas Tech
  • Christian Heyward, DT Pointe Loma (San Diego, CA) officially visiting Oregon, Nebraska, Miami


Information can be found in the previous Golden Recruiting Wires:

September 29 | September 22 | September 15 | September 9 | September 2
August 24
| August 19 | August 12 | August 5
July 28 | July 22 | July 15 | July 8

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