Four-star athlete prospect Malachi Lewis from Oxnard (Calif.) Rio Mesa has had his phone ringing off the hook since September 1st. That's what happens when you stand 6-foot-3, weight 215 pounds and have recorded 10.83 hundred and legit sub 4.5 forty.
The talented is also racking up the offers as he is close to 30 offers on the table.
"I just received my latest offer from Tennessee," Lewis said. "They offered me a couple of weeks ago."
The SEC is well represented as the Georgia Bulldogs offered Lewis in early August.
All this recruiting action has kept the talented Lewis very busy.
"I have been getting phone calls everyday all day," Lewis said. "I'm not going to set up any visits until after the season. I'm still wide open and am just looking at teams right now."
"I watched a lot of football this weekend," Lewis said. "I saw Michigan, Tennessee, Cal, USC, UCLA, Notre Dame, Oregon and Nebraska among others.
"I was really impressed by Nebraska," Lewis said. "They looked pretty good."
It doesn't appear that Lewis will make a decision anytime too soon and with all prospects with opportunities that this young man will have it is going to take some time before he whittles his list down. He wants to concentrate on his senior season, which begins this Friday September 8th against San Marcos, Calif.
As a junior, Lewis carried the ball a workman like 306 times for 2,187 yards and 24 touchdowns. His long run was a 75-yarder and he averaged 7.1 yards per carry. He also played a little defense racking up 15 tackles and one pick.
Lewis saw his performance earn him first-team all-CIF, all-county, all-league and League Player of the Year. He was second-team all-state underclassman and second-team super-CIF.
Lewis is a member of the Rivals.com Rivals250 for the class of 2007. He is rated by Rivals.com as the nation's No. 14 athlete prospect and he's been selected to the Rivals.com California top 100 landing as the Golden State's No. 19 prospect at any level.