Nevada standout returns from Stanford

Three-star athlete prospect DeVonte Christopher (6-1.5, 185, 4.52) from North Las Vegas (Nev.) Canyon Springs has continued his hot streak on the recruiting trail as he took an official visit to Stanford.
"Stanford was great," Christopher said. "I met a lot of interesting people. I met a lot of intelligent people that you probably wouldn't usually get to meet.
"I liked Stanford's professors and the dudes on the team are real cool. They just want to win and if they think you are going to them do that then they will welcome you.
"Richard Sherman was my host and I think he's going one of the top receivers in the nation if not this year then next year.
"Coach Jim Harbaugh is real cool and is very down to earth," Christopher said. "He gets after it.
Christopher also took a visit to Nebraska earlier in the year.
"Nebraska was awesome and the coaches are cool," Christopher said. "Plus Nebraska has awesome fans.
Christopher also has a visit to Colorado scheduled for December.
"The reason I like Colorado is they are a Big 12 program," Christopher said. "They get to play teams like Texas and Oklahoma.
"Those three are the only visits I have set," Christopher said. "I don't have any idea who my last two visits will be.
Christopher suffered a mild ankle sprain last Friday that caused him to sit out the second half of the game. Hopefully he will be able to go this Friday Evening when Canyon Springs takes on Las Vegas (Nev.) Valley.
Before the injury, Christopher made his presence felt. He passed for roughly 120 yards and two touchdowns. He helped the cause with a 61 yard run for another touchdown.
"I'm just trying build up my stock even more," Christopher said. "I would like to play quarterback in college.
Christopher has nine offers on the table and he's mostly being recruited as an athlete. Schools such as Colorado State, San Diego State, Wyoming, Utah, UNLV, Nevada, Fresno State and Stanford will let him start his college career as a quarterback.
Arizona, Colorado and Nebraska want him primarily as a defensive back.
Before last Friday's game from his quarterback position, Christopher has thrown for 1,704 yards and 24 touchdowns against only four picks. He has rushed for 336 yards and five more touchdowns on the ground with a long of 89 yards.
Christopher earned first-team all-league and second-team all-state from his quarterback position his junior season after throwing for 2,609 yards and 32 touchdowns while hitting on 54 percent of his passes. He's also a good running quarterback who rushed for 480 yards and three touchdowns.
Christopher made the Nevada Top 15 for the class of 2008 landing as the Silver State's No. 5 prospect at any position.