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Golden Recruiting Wire: Viliami Moala of Grant & Joel Willis of Pacifica Verbally Committed to Cal

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January 12th, 2011 | 5


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  • Viliami Moala, DT (Cal) Grant Union (Sacramento, CA) verbally committed to Cal at the US Army All-American Bowl [1]. CGB Bowl Thread [2]. Already drawing comparisons to Raven's Haloti Ngata, Moala could make an immediate impact as the prototypical 3-4 nose tackle for Cal [3].
  • Joel Willis, ATH (Cal) Pacifica (Garden Grove, CA) verbally committed to Cal [4]. Willis is the second Golden recruit to switch his commitment to Cal over Washington following Brendon Bigelow. An athletic speedster w/ sub 4.40s 40 speed, Cal's new secondary coach Ashley Ambrose has a solid prospect to mold into a starting cover cornerback.
  • Brennan Scarlett, DE Central Catholic (Portland, OR) will be making his verbal commitment decision tomorrow @ 11am [5]. Cal is in the mix w/ Notre Dame, Stanford, USC, UCLA.
  • Stefan McClure, CB Vista (Vista, CA) hung out w/ Golden Recruits Moala, Gibson, Rigsbee at the US Army All-American Bowl. McClure had an INT Sunday at the Army All-American Bowl [6]. / Rivals selects McClure at First Team WR and First Team CB for CIF San Diego Section [7].
  • Jason Gibson, OLB (Cal) Serra (Gardena, CA) racked up 3 solos, 2 assist tackles, 1 blocked FG, and a QB hurry at the US Army All-American Bowl [8][9].
  • Avery Walls, S (Cal) Eagles Landing Christian Academy (McDonough, GA) interviewed at the US Army All-American Bowl [10]. Walls was beating everybody @ video games.

  • Jordan Rigsbee, OG (Cal) Pleasant Valley (Chico, CA) had his coach w/ him for the US Army All-American Bowl [11]. Rigsbee was fighting a fever all week that might have affected his performance [12].
  • Jalen Jefferson, ATH (Cal) St. Bonaventure (Ventura, CA) honored as Top Linebacker of the CIF Southern Section Marmonte League [13].
  • Marqise Lee, ATH Serra (Gardena, CA) will be officially visiting USC this weekend [14].
  • Todd Barr, DT (Cal) Lakewood (Lakewood, CA), Marqise Lee, ATH Serra (Gardena, CA) participated in the Under Armour All-American Game. CGB Game Thread [15].
  • Colt Lyerla, ATH Hillsboro (Hillsboro, OR) verbally committed to Oregon [16]. Cal eliminated.
  • James Sample, S Grant (Sacramento, CA) verbally committed to Washington [17]. Cal eliminated.


Previous Golden Recruiting Wires 

December 22 | 15 | 8 | 1 November 23 | 17 | 10 | 3 October 27 | 20 | 12 | 6
September 29 | 22 | 15 | 9 | 2 August 24 | 19 | 12 | 5 July 28 | 22 | 15 | 8