Upland (Calif.) defensive back Osahon Irabor continues to be one of the most heavily recruited players in the West region. It seems the talented corner is picking up a new offer every other day with the most recent offer coming out of the NW.
After reeling in offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon and Cal, Irabor can now say he has offers from half of the Pac 10.
"Oregon State just offered me," Irabor said. "I talked to Coach (Keith) Hayward last night and he informed me that they would be offering me a scholarship. It was an awesome feeling to get that offer and I was really excited to hear from Oregon State
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"Oregon State is a great Pac 10 school and has had a lot of success recently. We have a tight end, John Reese, who played at Upland and is now competing for a starting spot at OSU. It would be good to see an Upland graduate already there so I can ask questions on how the atmosphere is up there and the energy around campus.
"Coach Joe Seumalo has been in constant contact with Coach Esquivel about me and Coach Esquivel told me that Oregon State was very excited about my highlight tape. Coach Seumalo passed it along to Coach Haywood and the rest is history. When I was talking to Coach Hayward over the phone it seemed like Coach Haywood had a certain swagger as far as cornerbacks are concerned.
"Their attitude and philosophy is that at OSU, the corners dominate the competition and play with a certain mean streak. I plan on taking a half day camp the first week of June at Oregon State and then the next day at Oregon I will be in the Nike Camp."