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Crosthwaite working on more offers

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Offensive tackle Alex Crosthwaite of San Diego (Calif.) Cathedral Catholic is one of the top offensive tackles in the state of California.
The 6-foot-5, 298-pounder already has scholarship offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Minnesota and San Diego State. He's now working hard on picking up even more to the list.
"I just have the four offers, but others seem interested," Crosthwaite said. "I just talked to Air Force the other day and it seems like they are increasing their interest with me. Air Force probably wouldn't be my first choice, but I would definitely be open to it and wouldn't mind it much."
Open is definitely the appropriate word.
Crosthwaite said he's not ready to narrow his list any time soon.
"I'm just open to everybody," he said. "I'll probably make a decision and try to narrow things down once the summer rolls around."
Crosthwaite was hoping to make it up to USC and UCLA recently, but he wasn't able to make the trips to the Trojan Huddle and the Bruins' scrimmage.
"I was supposed to, but I had an eye infection from the pool, so I wasn't able to make it up there to the games," he said. "The USC game was suppose to be in the afternoon, and the UCLA game was later that same day but because of the eye infection I wasn't able to go."
"I'm planning to make it up there some time again soon. I've seen USC at their junior day. Right now, my schedule is really stacked, so once things slow down I'll be able to make decisions on where I want to visit."
Neither the Bruins or Trojans have offered, but both schools are showing quite a bit of interest.
"I talk to coach Morton at USC, and I've talked to their o-line coach at USC, while I was up there at their junior day," Crosthwaite said. "Coach Morton, he's real, and I like that. He seems really chill. He's nice, and he obviously knows what he is talking about."
Crosthwaite knows one thing that will be very important in his final decision – his position coach.
"At the end of the day that's what will make my decision," he said. "A good offensive line coach is very important to me, someone that will be able to prepare me for the future. So yes, it is very important."
Crosthwaite starts spring football on May 18, and he's working hard to get ready for the start of his senior season.
"We have big goals and expectations," he said. "We want to win it all."
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