Demorea Stringfellow is a big, strong, muscular wide receiver at Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde that could become a big-time recruit much like a former star at that school - Ronald Powell, the top-rated player in the 2010 class who signed with Florida.
Stringfellow, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound recruit in the 2013 class, might not get so heavily recruited but he said last weekend at a 7-on-7 event at UCLA that people always say he looks a lot like Powell and that it's definitely a compliment.
"They always say that," Stringfellow said. "We have the same body size and people say I look like him when he was younger.
"As long as I'm getting playing time it doesn't matter what position I play. I love the game of football and I've been playing receiver ever since I started so I'd like to stay there if I could."
A few days after Stringfellow performed well at the UCLA 7-on-7 the Bruins were the first team to offer the Rancho Verde standout who said he's also hearing from USC, Nebraska and Arizona.
It's still early in his recruitment and other teams are sure to get involved once they see how developed he is physically. He's only going into his junior season so things are expected to keep looking up.
Two years ago it was Powell that got recruited by USC, Florida and many other teams across the country. Last recruiting cycle the two big-time names at Rancho Verde were wide receiver Junior Pomee and cornerback Ryan Henderson, who both signed with Southern Cal.
Now it could be Stringfellow's turn over the next couple years to get even more exposure, pick up some more offers and probably play for a big-time program. He does have an early favorite and now Stringfellow wants to see if a certain Pac-12 school will get in the mix.
"I would love to go to Oregon," Stringfellow said. "It's beautiful out there. It's a nice environment and I love everything about it."