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Moutra will take one more trip

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It would be very disappointing for UCLA Bruin fans if they would lose four-star wide receiver/safety Antwon Moutra (6-3, 183, 4.45) from Culver City, Calif., since after all he is cousins with Bruin great linebacker Robert Thomas and current UCLA budding superstar hoopster, Russell Westbrook.
Ever since the dismissal of Karl Dorrell as UCLA's head football coach it has open season on UCLA recruits and Moutra was one of the most coveted. He has the talent to make an impact on both sides of the ball.
So it is good news for Bruin fans that after his visit to Cal, Moutra looks to be solidly in UCLA's camp.
"The trip to Cal it went fine, everything went okay," Moutra said. "The area is real nice. It was similar to UCLA everything was calm there and clean.
"Cal did what all the other schools did," Moutra said. "It was pretty much all the same stuff.
"I'm still with UCLA," Moutra said. "I met Coach Rick Neuheisel and he's a really nice guy.
"From everything I've heard, Coach Neuheisel is an offensive coach and he likes to throw the ball," Moutra said. "So I like that.
"I'm going to visit Washington State this weekend and then that will be it as far as visits," Moutra said. "I haven't really talked to Washington State, but after I committed to UCLA they offered me a scholarship and trip to their campus.
Moutra lived up to his four-star billing in 2007 as his performance saw him be selected League Player of the Year. He was also first-team all-CIF, first-team all-state, and first-team all-league.
From his wide receiver spot, Moutra hauled in 74 receptions for 1,448 yards, with a long reception of 95 yards, and 13 touchdowns, while averaging 19.6 yards per grab.
As safety, Moutra racked up 66 tackles, five pass deflections, three interceptions and one fumble recovery.
Moutra was selected to the Rivals.com Rivals250 for the class of 2008 and was a member of the Rivals.com California Top 100 landing as the Golden State's No. 22 prospect at any position.
Rivals.com rate Moutra as the nation's No. 24 wide receiver prospect.
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