There is a player in the great northwest that the four northern Pac10 schools would like to keep under their collective hats, but the word is out and now every school in the Pac10 except Stanford is showing this talent interest.
Keep your eyes on defensive end/tight end Keith Robertson (6-3, 235, 4.6) from Lake Oswego, Ore.
Robertson was selected first-team all-league on both sides of the ball and he was selected all-state honorable mention as a tight end.
Robertson has a 325 pound bench and a very impressive 34-inch vertical jump.
“Keith can run, jump and is very quick,” Lake Oswego head coach Steve Coury said. “He’s one of the best athletes in the state.”
Robertson will be a two-year starter his senior season and he’s just beginning to come into his own as a football player.
According to Robertson, he had seven receptions and scored six touchdowns. How’s that for production? On defense, Robertson racked up ten sacks.
The scouting report on Robertson is he’s very aggressive and has the knack of finding and getting to the football. He’s a versatile player who brings a lot to the table.
Some schools are recruiting Keith as an athlete. He could end up playing outside linebacker, defensive end or tight end on the collegiate level.
What is Robertson looking for in a school?
“I’m looking for a good college atmosphere and a good sports program,” Robertson said.
Oregon State has jumped out of the box and has tendered Robertson his first offer.
Oregon State with Oregon, Washington and UCLA are Robertson’s early favorites.
We will definitely hear more about the talented Mr. Robertson as the recruiting process advances to its final destination and Pac10Recruiting will keep you posted on this skillful player.