Shaquille Powell has put together impressive back-to-back seasons but the outstanding all-purpose back from Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman still hasn't picked up any verbal offers.
It's a little surprising because Powell, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound prospect, finished with 1,292 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns in his junior season following his sophomore year when he had 1,555 yards and 29 scores.
Still, Powell remains patient with the recruiting process and said he plans to attend a bunch of camps this off-season to show he's one of the best running backs on the West Coast.
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"I'm a little surprised but it pushes me and motivates me to be better so I can get them," Powell said. "I talk about this with some teammates like Ronnie (Stanley), of course he has offers, but in the spring time we're going to go out to a lot of camps and see a lot of coaches together.
"I hope coaches see how I compete and the talent that I have and that they'll offer me after those camps."
So far, Powell said Boise State, Washington and Idaho have been the main schools recruiting him. Since he's had two impressive seasons with a senior year at Bishop Gorman coming up, it's expected Powell will get some offers - he just doesn't know when.
"I've talked to some coaches, they came to my school, and they invited me to a lot of camps so I just have to take whatever colleges I'm mainly focused on and go to those camps and prove myself," Powell said.
Stanley, a 6-foot-7, 285-pound offensive tackle, already lists offers from Arizona, Arkansas, Cal, Nebraska, UCLA, USC and Utah.