Defensive end Chris Lewis (6-2, 237, 4.62) from Clovis (Calif.) Clovis West caught everyone's attention after his fin showing at the NIKE Camp held in Palo Alto last May. Lewis has been a headliner ever since.
The fast rising Lewis now has 10 offers on his table. So far Cal-SLO, Fresno State, Boise State, Nevada, TCU, Colorado, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon and UCLA.
Fresno State, ASU and UCLA are his current leaders but he is also getting pretty hard by USC and Cal. If those two schools were to offer they would definitely very much be in the hunt with his current top three.
"I like Fresno State because my Dad played for Coach (Pat) Hill when he was an assistant coach at Fresno State back in the 80's," Lewis said. "I have played with Coach Hill's sons in high school."
"I also played with Fresno State defensive coordinator Dan Brown's sons at Clovis West," Lewis said. "Fresno State is like family."
"Fresno State and Arizona State have told me I can also wrestle," Lewis said. "Coach (Brent) Myers from Arizona State is showing me a lot of attention."
"I like UCLA because of the education opportunities and it's such a great school," Lewis said.
Another thing to like about Lewis is he's also a fantastic wrestler and is a top-notch recruit in that sport as well. Lewis was second in the state in the heavyweight class. He took first at the Cadet Fila Nationals and he is currently ranked second in the nation for the heavyweight class.
"I would like to play both sports (football and wrestling) in college," Lewis said "If that is not possible, I'm a football player first."
Lewis fought through double teams to account for approximately 20 tackles for loss and 10 sacks. His junior season performance saw him be selected all-state underclass .
Lewis currently benches 360, squats 470 and 27 bench reps of 185 pounds at NIKE. He also recorded a very impressive for a big guy 34-inch vertical.
Lewis is a member of the Rivals.com preseason California Top 100 team for the class of 2006. He is currently listed as the Golden State's No. 47 prospect at any position.