West Recruiting Notebook
Christian McCaffrey
Christian McCaffrey
National Recruiting Analysts
Posted Apr 28, 2013


A look at the latest news and notes from out West in this week's notebook...

McCaffrey's Top 11

Highlands Ranch (Colo.) Valor Christian running back Christian McCaffrey, the state of Colorado's top-prospect, has offers from all over the country.

But the four-star has started to trim the list down, and this week, he named a top 11.

"In no particular order, it's Stanford, Oregon, Washington, UCLA, Duke, Notre Dame, Michigan, Ohio State, Florida State, Nebraska and Wisconsin."

McCaffrey has maintained that he wants to make a decision prior to his senior season.

Defensive Decisions

A pair of defensive tackles in the West Top 10 made decisions on Saturday.

Bellevue (Wash.) defensive tackle Marcus Griffin, ranked #8 in the West and #37 nationally, committed to Washington State early Saturday.

A few hours later, La Habra (Calif.) defensive tackle Greg Gaines, ranked #6 in the West and #31 nationally, announced via Twitter his commitment to Boise State.


Matt Dickerson - DL - San Mateo (Calif.) Serra - 2014
The Serra in Northern California has produced a little talent too, and the defensive end in this years class is the next in line for the Padres. In the last week, Dickerson has added offers from Arkansas, UCLA and Washington State and more could come as schools drop by the Bay Area campus.

  • Arizona State got a verbal from Colorado Springs (Colo.) Pine Creek 2015 athlete Avery Anderson.
  • Utah got a commitment from Snow (Utah) College tight end Evan Moeai.
  • San Diego State got a verbal from Perris (Calif.) Citrus Hill running back William Walker.
  • Western Kentucky landed Butte (Calif.) College quarterback Nelson Fishback.

  • Irvine (Calif.) Beckman defensive end Charles Wright was offered by San Jose State.
  • Fontana (Calif.) Summit receiver Erik Brown was offered by California.
  • El Cerrito (Calif.) linebacker D.J. Calhoun was offered by Fresno State.
  • La Mirada (Calif.) center Michael Trani was offered by Arizona
  • Oakley (Calif.) Freedom running back Joe Mixon was offered by TCU.
  • Gardena (Calif.) Serra linebacker Olajuwon Tucker was offered by Miami.
  • Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta linebacker Curtis Bolton was offered by Fresno State.
  • Gardena (Calif.) Serra safety Glen Ihenacho was offered by Miami.
  • Carson (Calif.) offensive lineman Bobby Johnson was offered by San Diego State.
  • Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco receiver Shay Fields was offered by San Diego State.
  • Gardena (Calif.) Serra 2015 defensive end Rasheem Green was offered by Miami.
  • Pomona (Calif.) Diamond Ranch offensive lineman Kammy Delp was offered by Fresno State, Arizona and Nevada.
  • Elk Grove (Calif.) Cosumnes Oaks receiver Alex Van Dyke was offered by San Diego State.
  • Gardena (Calif.) Serra 2015 linebacker John Houston was offered by Miami.
  • Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove receiver Wyatt Demps was offered by Idaho.
  • Corona (Calif.) Centennial running back Tre Watson was offered by BYU and Utah.
  • Fresno (Calif.) Clovis North 2015 defensive lineman Jacob Daniel was offered by Utah
  • Menifee (Calif.) Heritage defensive end Sione Takitaki was offered by Arizona.
  • Inglewood (Calif.) receiver Zaire Andre was offered by Nevada.
  • Murrieta (Calif.) Vista Murrieta linebacker Tyler Cook was offered by Fresno State.
  • Corona (Calif.) Centennial cornerback John Plattenburg was offered by Cal and Oregon State.
  • Orange Lutheran (Calif.) 2015 defensive end Keisean Lucier-South was offered by Oregon State and Miami.
  • Gardena (Calif.) Serra receiver Gregory Webb was offered by San Jose State.
  • Compton (Calif.) Centennial cornerback Denzel Fisher was offered by San Jose State and Hawaii.
  • Gardena (Calif.) Serra athlete Jordan Lasley was offered by San Jose State.
  • Palmdale (Calif.) running back Demario Richard was offered by Utah State and Washington.
  • Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove linebacker Earl Chism was offered by Idaho.
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) Salesian linebacker Marquis Ware was offered by Miami.
  • Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove cornerback Esley Simmons was offered by Idaho.
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) Salesian linebacker Jamardre Cobb was offered by Miami.
  • Elk Grove (Calif.) Cosumnes Oaks offensive lineman Kameron Schroeder was offered by Fresno State and San Diego State.
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) Salesian 2015 athlete Kyahva Tezino was offered by Miami.
  • Carlsbad (Calif.) linebacker Jordan Perez was offered by Miami.
  • West Covina (Calif.) receiver Sidney Jones was offered by San Diego State.
  • Carlsbad (Calif.) quarterback Christian Chapman was offered by San Diego State.
  • Lompoc (Calif.) defensive tackle Ainuu Taua was offered by Fresno State, San Diego State and Wisconsin.
  • Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame safety Koa Farmer was offered by Fresno State.
  • Fife (Wash.) offensive tackle Kaleb McGary was offered by Wisconsin.
  • Encino (Calif.) Crespi 2015 safety Marvell Tell was offered by Nebraska.
  • Concord (Calif.) De La Salle safety Das Tautalatasi was offered by Nevada.
  • Long Beach (Calif.) Poly 2015 defensive back Iman Marshall was offered by Utah.
  • Newhall (Calif.) Hart 2015 receiver Trent Irwin was offered by Cal.
  • Fresno (Calif.) Central defensive tackle Shariff Williams was offered by Arizona.
  • Beaverton (Ore.) Southridge receiver Jordan Morgan was offered by Arizona.
  • Santa Ana (Calif.) Foothill linebacker Bobby Okereke was offered by Colorado.

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