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Golden Recruiting Board, July 2010

July 2010June 2010 | May 2010

Quick hits

  • Tedford & Co received pledges from Jordan Rigsbee [1], Jordan Morgan [2], and Maurice Harris [3].
  • Cal scholarship offers went out to (in no particular order)
    • Ben Goodman, DE West Brook (Beaumont, TX)
    • Bobby Hart, OT Saint Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
    • Jordan Richards, ATH Folsom (Folsom, CA)
    • Kent Turene, LB Boyd Anderson (Lauderdale Lakes, FL)
    • Matt Williams, OT North Dakota State College (Wahpeton, ND)
    • Steve Dillon, DE Palmdale (Palmdale, CA)
    • Tommy Jordan, OT Ridgefield (Ridgefield, CT)
    • Paulay Asiata, OT Word of Life Academy (Honolulu, HI)
    • Lavonte Barnett, DE Paraclete (Lancaster, CA)
    • Brandon Wright, RB Palo Verdes (Las Vegas, NV)
    • Raymond Nelson, TE Modesto Christian (Modesto, CA)
    • Lake Koa Ka'ai, DE Kamehameha Schools (Honolulu, HI)
    • Marc Mustoe, OT Arvada West (Arvada, CO)
    • Taylor Chappell, OT Canadian (Canadian, TX)
    • Stefan McClure, CB Vista (Vista, CA)
    • Jordan Morgan, ATH Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
    • Frank Clark, ATH Glenville (Cleveland, OH)
    • James Sample, S Grant Union (Sacramento, CA)
    • Jake Brendel, OG Plano East (Plano, TX)
    • Jeremy Reynolds, CB Oakridge Military Academy (Oakridge, NC)
  • Jordan Morgan and Maurice Harris pledged the same weekend when Brendon BigelowViliami Moala, and Jordan Richards led recruits from Central East (Fresno, CA), Grant Union (Sacramento, CA), and Folsom (Folsom, CA) to camp at Berkeley.

    Jordan Richards looks as if he's got more than just one extra gear.
  • Doran Grant, ATH St Vincent-St Mary (Akron, OH) reopened his recruitment and is back on the Golden Recruiting Board. 
  • Two Florida recruits will be visiting Cal this summer - James Wilder Jr., ATH Plant (Tampa, FL) and Tacoi Sumler, WR Columbus (Miami, FL)

Quarterbacks

  • Close-up of Kyle Boehm's mechanics @ NFTC Stanford [4]
  • HT Avinash for pledging news of Cody Kessler [5]
  • Is Max Wittek Mater Dei (Santa Ana, CA) changing his mind? [6]
Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Recent news
Kyle Boehm
Kyle Boehm (I II)
Archbishop Mitty
(San Jose, CA)
Cal Scout300 Pledged to Cal [7]; Rivals top 100 CA recruits; stood out at AIGA 7on7 tourney; attended Berkeley All-American Showcase w/ Amir Carlisle (pledge to Stanford) [8]

Parting ways

  • Cody Kessler Centennial (Bakersfield, CA) [9] - Pledged USC

Running Backs

  • HT OskiMonsta & ttgiang15 for analysis on all RBs offered [10
  • Amir Carlisle King's Academy (San Jose, CA) back on the Golden Recruiting Board [11]
Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Recent news
Darren Ervin
Darren Ervin
Lamar
(Houston, TX)
Cal   Pledged to Cal [12]
Brendon Bigelow
Brendon Bigelow (I)
Central East
(Fresno, CA)
Washington ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; camped at Berkeley for the 4th time w/ Central East prospects; camped at UCLA after Berkeley
Aaron Green
Aaron Green (I II)
James Madison
(San Antonio, TX)
Nebraska
Cal
FSU
Texas
ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
ESPN will air his James Madison team taking on Malcolm Brown's Steele Aug 28 [13]; not ruling out playing together w/ Brown [14]
Savon Huggins
Savon Huggins (I II III)
St Peters
(Jersey City, NJ)
  ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100

Visited Notre Dame [15], Rutgers; narrowing his list soon
Jermichael Selders
Daniel Lasco (I)
The Woodlands
(The Woodlands, TX)
  Scout300 Taking his time w/ recruiting; when his body fills out he may be another Jonathan Stewart [16]
Jermichael Selders
Jermichael Selders (I)
Cypress Creek
(Houston, TX)
    Participated in Long Star Gridiron's 7on7 tourney

Brandon Wright (I)
Palo Verdes
(Las Vegas, NV)
Cal
Recruited as RB/DB; wants to major in criminal justice; priority is to stay near home to visit mom

Amir Carlisle (I II)
The King's Academy
(San Jose, CA)
Stanford Rivals250
Scout300
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; dad Duane strength & conditioning coach for the 49ers; looking at all his options; camped at Berkeley and South Bend [17]; friends w/ Kyle Boehm since pop warner; dropping hints for Cal [18]

Wide Receivers

Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Notes
Maurice Harris
Maurice Harris
N Guilford
(Greensboro, NC)
 Cal ESPN150
Scout300

Pledged to Cal [19]; "I love the coaches and people. The coaches are just down-to-earth. They taught me a lot at camp and we have a good connection. I especially like Coach Genyk and Coach Daft. I can relate to them."
DeAnthony Arnett
DeAnthony Arnett (I II)
Saginaw
(Saginaw, MI)

ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
Strong relationship w/ Coach Daft [20]; ok w/ no bowl game his freshman year if he goes to USC [21]; 
Antoine Arnold
Antoine Arnold
Chaparral
(Temecula, CA)
Cal
Oregon
Rivals250 Rivals top 100 CA recruits;
George Farmer
George Farmer (I II)
Serra
(Gardena, CA)
USC
ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
Rivals #1 CA recruit; JC Shurburtt's best WR; personal best 10.40wa 100m; Coach insists that Farmer is open and has not narrowed his list [22]

Miles Shuler (I II III)
Long Branch
(Long Branch, NJ)

Scout300
Rivals250
An All-American in Track w/ 10.39s 100m speed [23]; won't be making a decision until late [24]; Notre Dame; Oklahoma, Cincinnati, Rutgers, Pitt prob making the 1st cut
Kasen Williams
Kasen Williams (I II III)
Skyline
(Sammamish, WA)
  ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals250
Cal in final 10; Open to schools outside of Wash; confirmed visits to ND, Arkansas, LSU [25]; dominating @ Washington 7on7 tourney [26]; State of WA High School Player of the Year [27]

Jordan Richards (I)
Folsom
(Folsom, CA)


Rivals top 100 CA recruits; camped at Cal w/ Folsom prospects

Frank Clark
Glenville
(Cleveland, OH)
UNC
Cal

Plays WR/TE; impressed @ Cal & UCLA camps;

Parting ways

  • Devon Blackmon Summit (Fontana, CA) [28] - Texas, UCLA, Oklahoma lead

Tight Ends

  • HT ttgiang15 & OskiMonsta for analysis on Austin Seferian-Jenkins [29]
Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Notes
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
Austin Seferian-Jenkins (I II III)
Gig Harbor
(Gig Harbor, WA)

Texas

ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
Visiting Austin in August
Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers
St John's
(Shrewsbury, MA)
Cal
BC
MD
ND
Oregon 
  Cal in top 5 [30]; visited Oregon; lived in Portland when Richard Sr coached Portland State; project at DE for the Ducks; 
Troy Niklas
Troy Niklas (I)
Servite
(Anaheim, CA)
  Scout300
Rivals250
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; Florida offered; May be interested in the Ducks;

Raymond Nelson
Modesto Christian
(Modesto, CA)
UCLA
Oregon

Brother Reeves on UCLA basketball squad; excelled at UCLA camp [31];

Parting ways

  • Ray Hamilton Strongsville (Strongsville, OH) [32] - pledged to Iowa

Offensive Linemen

  • Taylor Chappell Canadian (Canadian, TX) already pledged to Missouri.
Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Notes
Jordan Rigsbee
Jordan Rigsbee (I)
Pleasant Valley
(Chico, CA)

Cal


Scout300
Rivals250
USAAB Invite
Pledged to Cal [33]; Rivals top 100 CA recruits; NFTC all-combine performer
Patrick Flavin
Patrick Flavin (I)
Benet Academy
(Lisle, IL)
    Visiting Cal this summer [34]; may drop all trips to focus on upcoming senior season
Cyrus Hobbi
Cyrus Hobbi (I)
Saguaro
(Scottsdale, AZ)
  ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
JC Shurburtt's best runner-up OG; visited Cal Memorial Day weekend; narrowing scholarship list down over summer; considering Arkansas for an official visit [35]
Cyrus Kouandjio
Cyrus Kouandjio (I)
DeMatha
(Hyattsville, MD)
'Bama ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
JC Shurburtt's best OT; coming to visit Cal this summer [36]
Jacob Welter
Jacob Welter (I II)
Monte Vista
(Danville, CA)
 Oregon   Waiting for offer from Oregon [37]

Matt Williams
North Dakota State College of Science
(Wahpeton, ND)


JC transfer

Paulay Asiata (I)
Words of Life Academy
(Honolulu, HI)
UCLA
Cal, Boise State, Oregon, USC trail


Jake Brendel (I II III)
Plano East
(Plano, TX)
Northwestern
UCLA

Also plays DT [38]; undersized but can play all positions on the OL [39]; likes UCLA out of all Cali schools

Parting ways

  • Kiaro Holts Warren Central (Indianapolis, IN) [40] - pledged to UNC
  • Andre Yruretagoyena Chaparral (Scottsdale, AZ) [41] - pledged to Oregon
  • Tommy Jordan Ridgefield (Ridgefield, CT) [42]- pledged to Florida
  • Spencer Drango Cedar Park (Cedar Park, TX) [43] - Baylor, Stanford
  • Bobby Hart St Thomas Aquinas (Ft Lauderdale, FL) [44] - 'Bama, Clemson, Florida, FSU, Georgia, LSU, UNC, Texas Tech
  • Marc Mustoe Arvada West (Arvada, CO) [45] - pledged to UCLA

Defensive Linemen

  • Vei Moala interview at Stanford NFTC [46]
  • Jon Lewis [47], Danny Shelton [48] highlights available from ESPN
Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Notes
Mustafa Jalil
Mustafa Jalil (I)
Cathedral
(San Diego, CA)
Cal Scout300
Rivals250
Pledged to Cal [49]; Rivals top 100 CA recruits; recruiting Vei Moala & Todd Barr
Todd Barr
Todd Barr (I)
Lakewood
(Lakewood, CA)
  ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; Jalil in pursuit; has the built and athleticism to play DE/DT early [50];
Ray Drew
Ray Drew (I II)
Thomas Central
(Thomasville, GA)
  ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
Fan of Tosh; looking for a place to call home [51]; visited Florida, FSU, and might see South Florida [52]
Jesse Hayes
Jesse Hayes (I)
Moeller
(Cincinnati, OH)
    Highlight clips [53] [54] [55] [56] [57]
Christian Heyward
Christian Heyward (I)
Point Loma
(San Diego, CA)
  ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals250
USC to the bottom of Heyward's list after sanctions
Jon Lewis
Jon Lewis (I)
Klein Oak
(Spring, TX)
    Plans to visit Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Alabama in the summer; coming to Cal this Sept for an official visit [58]
Vei Moala
Vei Moala (I)
Grant Union
(Sacramento, CA)
Cal
Oregon
Oregon St
UCLA
USC
Washington
ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals100
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; camped at Cal w/ Grant Union prospects; Jalil in pursuit; comfortable w/ Tosh since he's like family [59];
Jermauria Rasco
Jermauria Rasco (I II)
Evangel Christian
(Shreveport, LA)
  ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals250
Worries w/ his explosiveness off the edge [60]; tried LB at 'Bama camp and didn't like it [61]
Brennan Scarlett
Brennan Scarlett (I)
Central Catholic
(Portland, OR)

Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
Making a short list this summer and take 2-4 visits before pledging
Danny Shelton
Danny Shelton (I)
Auburn
(Auburn, WA)

Washington

Scout300 UCLA in the mix

Ben Goodman (I)
West Brook
(Beaumont, TX)


Possible college LB; no cold weather schools; taking his time to make a decision [62

Steve Dillon (I)
Palmdale
(Palmdale, CA)
Cal
Also plays TE; UCLA offered
Lavonte Barnett
Lavonte Barnett (I)
Paraclete
(Lancaster, CA)


Athlete best projects at DE; also plays WR/TE; offered before Berkeley All-American showcase

Lake Koa Ka'ai
Kamehameha
(Honolulu, HI)


Has offers from most Pac-10 schools

Linebackers

Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Notes
Nathan Broussard
Nathan Broussard (I)
Plano West
(Plano, TX)
    Will be counted on to replace Jackson Jeffcoat this fall
Kris Frost
Kris Frost
Butler
(Matthews, NC)
Michigan
Auburn
Scout300
Rivals100
Planning an official visit to Cal; visited all schools before making a decision; Took parents to Auburn [63] and Michigan [64] for his 4th visit;
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Jason Gibson (I)
Serra
(Gardena, CA)
Cal ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals250
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; One of ESPN's top OLB recruits of 2011; could be a DE by the end of his college career [65]
Jalen Jefferson
Jalen Jefferson (I)
St Bonaventure
(Ventura, CA)
USC
Oregon
  Rivals top 100 CA recruits;
Colt Lyerla
Colt Lyerla (I II)
Hillsboro
(Hillsboro, OR)
  Scout300
Rivals100
USAAB Invite
Nicknamed "Supahman;" 4.55 40yd dash 20reps @ 185lbs Broad jump 10'8" Vertical 39.5" Shuttle 4.11s [66];  

Kent Turene (I)
Boyd Anderson
(Lauderdale Lakes, FL)
Georgia
Lived in Savannah until 9 [67]; Looking at coaching staff, comfort w/ school [68]; camped at FL [69]

Parting ways

  • Rob Hankins Parish Episcopal (Dallas, TX) [70] - Pledged to Arizona
  • Rahim Cassell Lakewood (Lakewood, CA) [71] [72] - Pledged to Florida, or not

Defensive Backs

  • Doran Grant St Vincent-St Mary (Akron, OH) back on the board
  • Jeremy Reynolds Oak Ridge Military Academy (Oak Ridge, NC) already pledged to Oregon State.
Name (HLs) HS (Location) Leaders Honors Recent news

Jordan Morgan (I)
Chandler
(Chandler, AZ)
Cal
Pledged to Cal [73]; "I thought I'd decide after my senior year but it has everything I want. I didn't want to be anywhere else. It can't get much better than California weather and Pac-10 football." [74
George Atkinson III
George Atkinson III (I)
Granada
(Livermore, CA)
Oregon Scout300
Rivals250 
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; Oregon & USC stood out; visiting 'Bama, Miami-FL, Notre Dame w/ Josh [75]
Charles Jackson
Charles Jackson (I)
Klein Collins
(Spring, TX)
Oklahoma
ESPN150
Rivals250
Gerry Hamilton & Inside Texas' best TX CB; no offer confirmation after his 2nd camp at Texas [76]; Josh Turner pledging to TX may affect his decision
Avery walls
Avery Walls (I II III)
Union Grove
(McDonough, GA)
Cal
Conn
Michigan
MSU
Oklahoma
Oregon
S Carolina
Stanford
Tenn
UCLA
VA
ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals250
USAAB Invite
Camped at Tennessee, South Carolina, Michigan, Michigan State and Northwestern so far this summer [77];
Marqise Lee
Marqise Lee
Serra
(Gardena, CA)
  Scout300
Rivals100
Rivals top 100 CA recruits

Stefan McClure (I)
Vista
(Vista, CA)


Rivals top 100 CA recruits; also plays WR; lockdown CB [78]; UCLA, Wash in top 5 [79]

Doran Grant (I II)
St Vincent-St Mary
(Akron, OH)

ESPN150
Scout300
Rivals250
Camped at Cal and played during the 7on7 drills; considering Cal for his top 5

James Sample
Grant Union
(Sacramento, CA)

Scout300
Rivals250
Rivals top 100 CA recruits; camped at Cal w/ Grant Union prospects and received his scholarship offer; 

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