Three-star offensive tackle Vaughn Dotsy (6-5.5, 345, 5.34) from Ventura (Calif.) Saint Bonaventure has seen his offers rise to 10 even though he hasn't been able to attend any camps due to rehabbing a finger injury.
"I've been out for about a month because I had surgery on my finger so I wasn't able to attend any camps this year," Dotsy said. "I need it to heal up to get ready for my senior season. I want to help my team win a championship.
"Right now most of my focus is on my high school team," Dotsy said. "Since I haven't been able to do anything I've been coaching up the younger guys."
Dotsy told Rivals.com that he has offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Nebraska, Michigan, Alabama, Florida, LSU, Nevada and UNLV.
"My top schools at this time are LSU, Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, USC and UCLA," Dotsy said. "I haven't set up any visits yet, but I have been talking to Florida and I hope to set an unofficial visit this summer. If not, then an official visit this fall.
What does Dotsy think of his other favorite schools?
"I've always liked LSU watching them on TV," Dotsy said. "They have a good tradition for developing offensive linemen.
"LSU's linemen are very aggressive and get down field making blocks. That's how I play.
"I went out to watch Michigan when they were practicing for the Rose Bowl," Dotsy said. "Like LSU the have an excellent tradition for developing linemen. When I visited Michigan's practice their linemen made me feel small.
"I like Nebraska because their offensive line coach Dennis Wagner is a very good coach," Dotsy said. "I've been able to talk to Coach Wagner and he told me he likes how I play. Nebraska is very excited about me.
"Notre Dame has a great tradition about football," Dotsy said. "You get taken care of if you go to Notre Dame. I was coached by James Bonelli who played for the Irish.
"The reason I like UCLA and USC is because they are in my backyard and close to home."
Dotsy earned all-league, all-county, all-CIF and all-state as a junior.
The scouting report on Dotsy is he's very athletic for a big man. He attributes his athleticism to all the basketball he's played in his life.
This Ventura County offensive tackle has outstanding strength. His current bench is 450-pounds. He squats 515, cleans 325 and has recorded a terrific for a guy his size a 28-inch vertical.