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Wednesday, June 4, 2003
Bruins loading up with defensive backs

By Bill Hodge
CollegeSports.com

UCLA has a commitment from Class 2004 defensive/running back Daniel Drayton of Hacienda Heights-Los Altos, Cal. The Bruins recently gained defensive backs Rodney Van of Long Beach-Poly, Cal., and Bryan Payton of West Covina-South Hills, Cal.

Washington has a commitment from Class 2004 offensive/defensive lineman Matt Eichelberger of Bellingham-Sehome, Wash., over an offer from Washington State.

SMU has a commitment from Class 2004 tight end Vincent Chase of Irving, Tex., over offers from Oklahoma, Nebraska, LSU, Kansas State, Florida, Syracuse and Wisconsin, among others.

Class 2004 Football

Check out the early lists:
Top 150 Quarterbacks and additional Super Prospect Quarterbacks.
Top 150 Running Backs and additional Super Prospect Running Backs.
Top 150 Receivers and additional Super Prospect Receivers.
Top 150 Tight Ends and additional Super Prospect Tight Ends.

Search the early lists of Class 2004 for over 2100 Prospects/Commitments/Conferences.
Defense: linemen, linebackers and backs.
Offense: linemen, receivers, tight ends, running backs and quarterbacks.

Search Verbals/Conferences: Texas leads with 14. Texas A&M has 8.
N.D./Big Ten: ND, Ill, Ind, Iowa, Mich, Mich St, Minn, NW, Ohio St, Penn St, Purdue, Wis.


Big 12: Baylor, Colo, Iowa St, Kan, Kan St, Mo, Neb, Okla, Okla St, Tex, Tex A&M, Tex Tech.


SEC: Ala, Ark, Aub, Fla, Ga, Kty, LSU, Miss, Miss St, SoCarol, Tenn, Van.


ACC: Clemson, Duke, FSU, GT, Md, NC, NC State, Va, WF.


Big East: BC, Miami, Pitt, Rutgers, Syr, Temple, VT, WVa.


Pac-10: Arizona, ASU, Cal, Oregon, Ore State, Stan, USC, UCLA, Wash, Wash State.

"Recruiting Power States": Florida, California, Texas, Pa, Ohio.
"Big Ten States": Illinois , Indiana, Iowa, Pa, Ohio, Mich, Minn, Wis.
"Big 12 States": Okla, Missouri , Iowa, Neb, Kansas, Colo, Texas.
"SEC States": Florida, Tenn, SoCarol, Kty, Georgia, Ala, Ark, Miss, La.
"ACC States": Florida, NoCarol, SoCarol, Georgia, Maryland , Virginia .
"Pac-10 States": California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington.
"Big East States":
Florida, Pa, New Jersey, New York, Mass, Va, WVa.
Football Signing Day: Feb. 4.

Class 2003 Football

Check 2600 signings: Schools By Conference. The early football signing period for mid-year qualifiers was Dec. 18-Jan 15 and the spring period is Feb. 5-Apr. 1. Search the list of Prospects/Top 150 Prospects/Commitments/Signings.

LSU, Florida and Southern California led the Final 2003 Top Classes. Other outstanding classes included Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Miami-Florida, Michigan, Texas, Georgia, North Carolina State, Texas A&M, Tennessee and South Carolina.

Football Commitments/Signings:
OCSN: Main Recruiting Page.
Class 2004: Database.
Class 2003: Database/Top Prospects/Conference.
Class 2002: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2001: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2000: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
Class 1999: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
Class 1998: Database.
Class 1997: Database.

Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting coverage at CollegeSports.com. For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings, plus databases, go to CollegeSports.com's Recruiting Page.