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D-Day drawing near for five-star

The seconds are ticking off the clock for five-star cornerback Donovan Warren (6-0, 175, 4.4) from Long Beach (Calif.) Poly the last two home visits are in the books and now the four schools vying for his services will have to wait until Thursday when he has scheduled his announcement.
"Both of my meetings last week went good," Warren said. "I met with Coach Karl Dorrell and Coach DeWayne Walker of UCLA and Coach Lloyd Carr and Coach Ron English of Michigan.
"Both schools gave me a lot to think about," Warren said. "All four schools are great and that's what is making this decision so tough."
"It's going to come down to what's best for as far as going in and playing early," Warren said. "And great coaching that's going to help me make it to the next level.
"I'm ready to make my decision on February 1st," Warren said. "I want to get it over with."
Just because Warren is anxious to put recruiting behind him doesn't mean he has already decided.
"In my mind I keep going back and forth one minute I favor one team, then the next it's another," Warren said. "I see me playing for one team and the next minute another.
Warren proved his merit on both sides as he had an outstanding senior season. He ended up rushing for 448 yards and scored six touchdowns. As a receiver, Warren had 14 receptions for 181 yards and two more touchdowns through the air.
From his cornerback position, Warren accounted for 36 tackles, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries.
Warren is being recruited for his skills as a corner.
For his senior season performance, Warren earned All-American by USA Today, all-CIF, all-state, Long Beach Telegram Dream Team and all-league.
Warren was selected to the Rivals.com Rivals100 team for the class of 2007 and is ranked as the nation's No. 25 prospect at any position. Rivals.com rates Warren as the country's No. 3 cornerback and he is also a member of the Rivals.com California top 100 landing as the Golden State's No. 6 prospect at any position.