Five-star takes hoops game

Five-star cornerback Donovan Warren (6-0, 175, 4.4) from Long Beach (Calif.) Poly is one of a handful of five-star recruits that is still on the table. What makes Warren a very valuable recruit is the fact he is a good sized corner who will hit you and has excellent coverage skills. Fans of four schools are going to have to wait until February 1st to find out his college choice.
The recruiting process is beginning to slow down for the talented cornerback.
"I have a couple more in-home visits with Michigan and UCLA," Warren said. "Michigan is coming in Thursday (Jan. 25th) and UCLA will be coming in on Wednesday (Jan. 24th).
"It is pretty much the same for me," Warren said. "It is a tight race with the same four schools (Cal, UCLA, USC and Michigan), and it is coming to the home stretch.
"It is crunch time now for my decision. I will make announcement on February 1st."
The last school that received an official visit was UCLA.
"My visit to UCLA was good," Warren said. "I loved it.
"I was able to get a chance to see the campus, talk to the coaches, see how the players bonded and talk to academic councilors," Warren said. "Overall it was a good visit."
Warren also took an unofficial visit to USC on Saturday and took in the USC/ASU basketball game.
"I went to the USC game because Joe McKnight and Everson Griffen were in town," Warren said. "I hung out with both of them at the US Army All-American game and I wanted to hang out with them for a little bit."
With of Warren's good choices he has a tough decision ahead.
"It's going to come down to where I feel most comfortable and fit in best," Warren said. "All four schools are great colleges and they have their pros and cons.
"It is going to come down to wear my heart is at and where I feel is best for me," Warren said. "It is a tough decision but I'll ball wherever I go."
Warren was selected to the Rivals100 team for the class of 2007 and is ranked as the nation's No. 25 prospect at any position. rates Warren as the country's No. 3 cornerback and he is also a member of the California top 100 landing as the Golden State's No. 6 prospect at any position.