Some bits and pieces of football notes and news to pass on. From Brian Dohn:
I bet Neuheisel remembers all the birthdays.
As I talk to folks inside and outside of the program, I keep hearing something refreshing for UCLA fans. And that is coach Rick Neuheisel always hustling around in recruiting.
I can't say that was always the norm in years past, but Neuheisel seems to really enjoy the process rather than looking at it as a chore and necessary evil of running a college program.
Seriously though Neuheisel’s enthusiasm and fire for recruiting is showing through in the way this class is shaping up. Despite struggling through an expected 4-8 season in his first year dealing with surreal injury issues and a decimated OL, Neuheisel and his staff to date has put together the third best recruiting class in the conference (behind Southern Cal and Stanford). Currently per Rivals.com UCLA’s recruiting class is ranked number 22, and number 27 per Scout.com.
We will have to see how December and January works out as no doubt CRN and his staff are going to have to fight off competition to hold on to committed recruits such as Hasiak (OL from
Whatever happens given what is happening at UCLA,
As of right now, I don't see
going to LSU for a number of reasons, which I've been asked to keep quiet. But I will say LSU has not reached out to Walker , according to a few sources. Walker