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  1. Pickett a big recruiting win for UCLA

    Erik McKinney

    There weren't any immediate announcements following UCLA's big win over Nevada in front of dozens of recruits, but the buzz after Saturday night's game gave the impression that it was only a matter of time before there were visible results. On Tue...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  2. Early attention nothing new for WR Kirk

    Erik McKinney

    Christian Kirk has always been ahead of schedule. This spring, the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro sophomore went toe-to-toe with the West region's top juniors on the field and on the recruiting trail. But that's nothing new for the 5-foot-10, 190-poun...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  3. Wazzu lands commitment from So Cal WR

    Erik McKinney

    After finding success in Southern California with the 2013 recruiting class, Mike Leach and Washington State are hitting the area again this year. Nine of the 24 members of the Cougars' 2013 class were from high schools or junior colleges in South...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  4. Centennial spring showcase unveils stars

    Erik McKinney

    Corona (Calif.) Centennial was the place to be for college coaches this past Thursday, as the Huskies went through their spring showcase event designed to give schools from every level a chance to evaluate the juniors and top underclassmen. More than...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  5. ESPN 150 Starks dismissed from school

    Erik McKinney

    It looked as though 2013 would be smooth sailing for Nathan Starks (Las Vegas/Bishop Gorman). The four-star tailback is the No. 1 prospect in Nevada and the No. 142 player in the country, as well as the face of the state's powerhouse program with ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  6. West region prospects dot initial ESPN 150

    Erik McKinney

    The initial ESPN 150 for the Class of 2014 was released Thursday, and 19 West region prospects are included. California is home to 11 recruits, while Arizona supplied four, Utah had two and Nevada and Washington produced one each. The West is head...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  7. CB Pickett is poised for a big spring

    Erik McKinney

    El Cerrito (Calif.) High School is going to be a hot spot for college coaches this spring, and cornerback Adarius Pickett stands to reap the rewards. The 6-foot, 185-pound cornerback already holds offers from Arizona State, Cal, Nevada, UCLA, Utah...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  8. Alabama offers two Nevada standouts

    Erik McKinney

    Whenever Alabama comes west to offer a prospect before the spring evaluation period, it makes a statement. Monday, the Crimson Tide made two statements in the Silver State, as Nick Saban's program extended offers to two of Nevada's top juniors. It...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  9. UCLA nearly adds a surprise commitment

    Erik McKinney

    Erik Brown (Fontana, Calif./Summit) had an idea that UCLA was going to offer a scholarship when he took an unofficial visit there on Wednesday. He had no idea how close he'd come to committing. "I went in with a plan," Brown said. "UCLA is very hi...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  10. WR Erik Brown is ready to break out

    Erik McKinney

    Wide receiver Erik Brown (Fontana, Calif./Summit) collected two offers last week, but it was a standout performance at last weekend's NLA 7-on-7 Las Vegas that really put him on the map. Leading up to the event, Brown picked up his first two offer...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  11. OLB Beau Hershberger finds a home

    Erik McKinney

    Outside linebacker Beau Hershberger (Granite Bay, Calif./Granite Bay) didn't expect to be committed before taking all of his official visits. But this weekend, Hershberger surprised even himself by ending his recruitment early. "I went in with an ...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  12. Four-star Ragin closing in on final decision

    Erik McKinney

    Johnny Ragin (Wilsonville, Ore./Wilsonville) committed to BYU in early December, but the four-star athlete is still being pursued by a number of programs and is looking to make a final decision on his recruitment as early as next week. Ragin took ...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  13. Busy month awaits Okoroike

    Erik McKinney

    Defensive end Michael Okoroike (Antelope, Calif./Antelope) might want to keep an extra suitcase packed and ready to go for the next few weeks. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound standout has a chance to set out upon a very hectic schedule. Okoroike holds off...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  14. RB Kani Benoit back from UNLV visit

    Erik McKinney

    Running back Kani Benoit (Phoenix, Ariz./Thunderbird) is winding his recruitment down, although several possibilities over the next few weeks could create some late drama. The 5-foot-11, 198-pound back took an official visit to UNLV this past week...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  15. Polian pays off quickly for Nevada

    Erik McKinney

    It didn't take new head coach Brian Polian long to make an impact at Nevada. Polian, who arrived on the Reno, Nev. campus this past Thursday, worked quickly to prepare for his first official visit weekend as head coach and found immediate success....

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  16. Nevada commits react to Ault's retirement

    Erik McKinney

    Nevada has one of the smaller 2013 recruiting classes, but news of head coach Chris Ault stepping down after 28 years leading the Wolf Pack hit home for all three of Nevada's high school verbal commitments. Quarterback Isaac Dotson (Newport, Wash....

    Blog | December 28, 2012