Justin Holmes was not overly pleased with his performance at UCLA camp but the Roseville (Calif.) Oakmont wide receiver might have been a little harsh with his critique.
Holmes, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound three-star prospect, was not one of the most dominant players in attendance but he put together a solid showing and is hopeful UCLA remains interested as his senior season approaches.
"I felt like it was kind of an off-night for me but I still came in and gave 100 percent effort," Holmes said. "It's what I do all the time."
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On the 7on7 and camp circuit, Holmes has been outstanding this off-season and it's helped his recruitment take off, even if his offers are not from top-rated teams yet.
So far, the Roseville Oakmont standout has been offered by Nevada, Ohio, San Jose State, Wyoming and Sacramento State. Other programs continue to show interest but Holmes said he has not picked up any other offers yet.
The message from UCLA is clear and Holmes appreciates it. Wide receivers coach Eric Yarber said at the camp that the Bruins are going to hold off on any offers until the coaching staff sees Holmes' first three games.
If things go really well, an offer could be considered.
"I talked to coach Yarber a little bit and they said they're going to wait and evaluate the first three games and see where it goes from there," Holmes said. "That's where it stands right now."
Holmes has taken numerous unofficial visits to UCLA this off-season.