May 21, 2006

The best back in Northern California?

Since Willie Griffin stepped foot on campus at McClymonds High as a freshman in 2004, the young running back from Oakland, Calif., has watched 13 of his teammates go through the recruiting process and sign a letter of intent with a Division I program.

Now it's his turn. Griffin has already picked up four scholarship offers and he is drawing heavy interest from a number of prestigious programs.

"The University of Washington and BYU both verbally offered me a scholarship, my written offers have come from the University of Colorado and Oregon State," Griffin explained.

Several Pac-10 schools as well as Miami, Penn State, Michigan and Notre Dame remain interested in Griffin.

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