If your school is into big backs then there is a great possibility that they will be going by Tustin, Calif., high school to check out Anthony Wilkerson (6-0, 215, 4.5). The running back class of 2010 is loaded in the Golden State and Wilkerson is considered among the very best.
So far Wilkerson has offers on the table from Stanford, UCLA, Washington and Utah. He is getting recruiting interest from Arizona State, Cal, Oregon, Alabama and Oklahoma.
"I went to Stanford's Junior Day and took an unofficial visit to UCLA," Wilkerson said. "Stanford was nice. It is a great campus and has facilities."
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"I went to a spring practice at UCLA," Wilkerson said. "I met Coach Rick Neuheisel and he's a good guy. I also met(running back) Coach Wayne Moses and he was fun to talk to. I liked the way UCLA practices."
"I don't have any other unofficial visits planned," Wilkerson said. "Right now I am keeping my options open. I don't think that I'm going to make an early decision."
What is Wilkerson looking for in a college?
"A comfort level with the coaches," Wilkerson said. "I want a good vibe with them and teammates that I get along with."
"Of course good academics is a main consideration," Wilkerson said. "Location is not necessarily an issue, I just want to like the colleges atmosphere."
Tustin head coach Myron Miller in an earlier interview with Rivals.com had the following to say about his talented running back and has the reason why Wilkerson is a highly sought after running back.
"Anthony is a real legit guy," Tustin coach Myron Miller said. "He's very strong and fast. He has it all.
"When you walk on campus, you'll know who he is without even asking. He really stands out."
Wilkerson performed well at the recent NIKE Camp in Los Angeles. At this time, he no other camp plans.
Wilkerson rushed for 2,300 yards and scored 39 touchdowns his junior season, but gained 800 yards during Tustin's playoff run. So he gained the reputation player who performs well under pressure
His performance saw him earn all-CIF, all-area and all-league honors as a junior.