Chris Harper had a great summer and is also having a strong fall and that means more schools are starting to show interest in the Encino (Calif.) Crespi wide receiver.
Cal, Colorado and Nebraska have emerged as the three frontrunners for Harper, a three-star prospect who has 27 receptions for 671 yards and 10 touchdowns through seven games this season.
The Huskers are the newest team involved with Harper, a 6-foot, 162-pound receiver who currently lists offers from Colorado, Georgia Tech, SMU, UCLA, UTEP, Cal Poly, Montana and UC Davis.
Article Continues Below
"Nebraska has been e-mailing me a lot," Harper said.
"They're a great school and a great program. It would be an awesome offer coming from a bigger school. I haven't gotten an offer from them yet though."
Harper, who took an unofficial visit two weekends ago to UCLA when the Bruins defeated Washington State, said his only official visit set up is to Colorado on Nov. 4. He's definitely looking toward that trip but wants to set others as well.
Kentucky has started to get involved, too, and Harper said he would consider a trip to Lexington sometime later on.
"That's the only one I have for sure is to Colorado but if I get an offer from Cal, Nebraska and Kentucky are places I'm going to want to take officials to as well," Harper said.
Those trips will probably have to wait until after the season which means Harper, rated No. 88 at wide receiver and No.73 in the California state rankings by Rivals.com but is making a case to move up, probably isn't close to a decision yet.
Crespi (6-1) has a difficult stretch to finish the regular season with games against La Puente Bishop Amat, Mission Hills Alemany and Los Angeles Loyola. That's another reason why Harper might wait until after the season to take trips and really focus on his recruitment.