Offensive lineman Andre Yruretagoyena (6-5, 265, 5.0) from Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral is one of the fastest rising prospects from the west coast. He has already racked up nine offers and there is every indication that more are on the way.
So far Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon State, UCLA, San Diego State, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan and South Dakota State have come to the table with an offer. Nebraska, Tennessee, Ohio State, Oregon and Washington are giving him a long look.
What is Yruretagoyena looking for in a college?
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"Education is a big consideration," Yruretagoyena said. "Obviously football and how good they are.
"I don't know if I want to be away from home or if I want to be close to home," Yruretagoyena said. "I'm still kind of deciding that. Preferably I would rather be up north.
"I can't really say I have any favorites, but the ones I always watched were Oregon, Michigan and U of A (Arizona)," Yruretagoyena said. "Once I take my visits, I know my opinions will change. Once I get to see the area and the type of people that are around there.
What Yruretagoyena have on his agenda in the near future?
"I went to Arizona's Junior Day this past weekend and I was invited to the NIKE Camp," Yruretagoyena said. "I'm going to visit my dad within the next month and he lives in Oregon. We're going to go to Oregon and Oregon State because Oregon State has already offered me and Oregon really likes my film and they want to meet me before they offer or make any final decisions on offering me or not.
"I've never been to Michigan, but I plan to take one of my official visits there," Yruretagoyena said. "With UCLA ,I have a lot of family in California, but once the offers stop slowing down, I will be able to slim my list down and decide where I want to take my officials.
"I will commit after the season because I have about six teammates who could easily go division one," Yruretagoyena said. "I want to help them get the recognition that they deserve."
"Ohio State has invited me to a camp and so did Tennessee. Oregon or Oregon State has also invited me to their camp, I can't remember, but I am going to try and go to a few combines. It just depends how strong my shoulder is by the time they all roll around.
Yruretagoyena had a shoulder injury that is currently on the mend.
"My shoulder is recovering extremely fast," Yruretagoyena said. "I am doing really, really well.
The scouting report on Yruretagoyena is he's a very aggressive lineman with mean streak. He's a strong finisher of blocks. He's an intelligent football player and gives 100 percent on every play. He's very team oriented. He's good at both pass and run blocking, yet he works extremely hard to get better. He has very quick feet. A versatile player, Yruretagoyena can play offensive tackle or offensive guard, but he is being mostly recruited as an offensive tackle.
A hard worker, Yruretagoyena has good strength too, as he benches 260 four times, squats 365 eight times and power cleaned 260 seven times. He has run a 5.0 40 on laser.
Yruretagoyena currently carries a 3.0 GPA and he's planning on taking his SAT in the spring.