Rivals.com - Top SoCal prospects make college predictions for each other
football Edit

Top SoCal prospects make college predictions for each other

GLENDORA, Calif. - It’s our job at Rivals.com to cut through all the noise and zero in on where the nation’s top players will end up playing their college football. Sometimes when it comes to searching for information, the best intel comes from fellow elite prospects.

At Sunday’s Los Angeles stop of the Rivals 3 Stripe Camp Series presented by adidas event, we surveyed several prospects about where four elite prospects will eventually land. Here are the results.

MORE RCS: Hot teams | Gorney's takeaways | Players who earned their stripes | Updates | Full schedule

THE PICK: LSU

WHY: “That’s one of my really good friends and I think LSU just from talking to him. I know he had a really good time out there.” – Five-star cornerback Chris Steele

THE PICK: LSU or Alabama

WHY: “Last time I talked to him he said he wasn't playing out here. He wants to play in the SEC.” – Rivals100 defensive back Max Williams

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “I don’t know why. I just think USC.” – Four-star defensive end Stephon Wright

The Pick: USC

Why: “We were up there at the same time and I saw him having of conversations with the coaches.” – Rivals100 running back Sean Dollars

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “Because he lives in California and I saw he went to a visit up there.” – 2020 offensive lineman Carson Lee

THE PICK: Alabama

WHY: “He’s really good. He just seems like one of those guys and that’s where the big boys go.” – 2019 quarterback Weston Eget

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “I think he likes home and staying close to home.” – Three-star athlete Keithan Gooden

THE PICK: Alabama

WHY: “I don’t know. Maybe there or somewhere else in the SEC.” – 2019 running back Johnny Williams

THE PICK: USC, UCLA, Alabama or Georgia

WHY: “A lot of guys from his school go to USC or UCLA but he’s one of the biggest recruits in the country so he could go to Alabama or Georgia.” – 2019 linebacker Connor Beautrow

THE PICK: Alabama or USC

WHY: “He’s the best player in the country so he can go anywhere he wants.” – Three-star quarterback Cameron Williams

THE PICK: UCLA

WHY: “It’s close to home for him.” – 2021 quarterback Jacob Garcia

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “He’s always around there and stuff like that.” – Wright

THE PICK: Oregon

WHY: “First off, he’s wearing an Oregon headband right now. I think he really likes them.” – Dollars

THE PICK: Oregon

WHY: "He's wearing all the Oregon stuff right now." – Three-star TE Mike Martinez

THE PICK: Miami or Oklahoma

WHY: "I don't feel like he's a Pac-12 guy. He's a hard hitter, just the way he is and his mindset on football, I feel like he's not staying in the Pac-12." – Four-star CB Jeremiah Criddell

THE PICK: UCLA

WHY: "I think Chip Kelly is going to get him. I think he's going to be wowed back there." – 2020 QB Bryce Young

THE PICK: UCLA

WHY: “I have no clue honestly but I saw he was there on a visit.” – Lee

THE PICK: Texas A&M or LSU

WHY: “He had a cool vibe when he was out there.” – three-star linebacker Malcolm Perry

THE PICK: Oregon

WHY: “He’s showing a lot of love to them.” – 2020 defensive lineman Kobe Pepe

THE PICK: Oregon

WHY: “I think just the atmosphere fits him and the defense fits him.” – Gooden

THE PICK: LSU

WHY: “They have good defensive backs.” – Beautrow

THE PICK: USC or Oregon

WHY: “He’s so interested in them. But the last time I talked to him he said he really liked Oregon a lot.” – Williams

THE PICK: UCLA or Oregon

WHY: “We hang out a lot and I see him wear UCLA stuff and Oregon stuff.” – Cameron Williams

THE PICK: Florida State

WHY: “I feel like he’s going to go there. He has Jaiden Woodbey out there.” - Garcia

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “That’s where I think he’ll go, but it’s just a guess.” – Three-star defensive tackle Jalen Rudolph

THE PICK: Oregon or Washington

WHY: “It’s either Oregon or Washington for sure. I’m not sure which, but it’s Oregon or Washington all the way.” – Steele

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “I think the running back pipeline.” – Gooden

THE PICK: Alabama

WHY: “Maybe he’s the type of guy they like.” – Beautrow

THE PICK: Oregon or UCLA

WHY: “His skillset and I see his Twitter and he’s been to Oregon and he likes Oregon and he fits in with the type of recruits they have.” – 2019 quarterback Jackson Laurent

THE PICK: Oregon

WHY: “He seems like an Oregon type of dude.” – Max Williams

THE PICK: Oregon

WHY: "That's my boy. We carpool together to Mater Dei. We're trying to recruit each other. That's a hard choice because he likes every school but I'll go Oregon." - Four-star DL Keyon Ware-Hudson

THE PICK: USC or Oregon

WHY: "This is going to be obvious. That's like my brother I'll say SC or Oregon." – Criddell

THE PICK: USC

WHY: "I'll say USC. Keep it local and (his connection with) Stephen Carr. He has a good relationship with him." - Young

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “I don’t know. I just think he’s going to USC with everyone else.” – Wright

THE PICK: Texas

WHY: “Oh? DG? That’s my boy. I think Texas. He had a recent visit out there and he fell in love with it.” – Steele

THE PICK: Oregon or Texas

WHY: “I’m not sure, but I think he’s leaving California. He’s going to Oregon or Texas, I think.” – Wright

THE PICK: Texas

WHY: “I guess because of the recent visit.” – Gooden

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “He’s a Pac-12 guy.” – Beautrow

THE PICK: Texas

WHY: “Because he loved it when he visited.” – Max Williams

THE PICK: Texas

WHY: "His top seven just came out and I know he likes Texas a lot. And Oregon." – Ware-Hudson

THE PICK: Texas

WHY: "When it comes to football he gets down to football, so I'll say Texas. If he does stay in the Pac-12, I could see either UDub or USC." – Criddell

THE PICK: Texas

WHY: "He just got back from Texas and I know he liked it so I can see him at Texas." – Young

THE PICK: Oregon

WHY: “I’m gonna say Oregon. I feel that strongly. It’s because of his relationships and he just dropped his top seven.” – Dollars

THE PICK: USC

WHY: "Just talking to him it seems like USC. It's either there or Michigan or Washington." – Martinez

THE PICK: USC or Oregon

WHY: "That's a hard choice. He takes a lot of visits. USC is on him hard. Oregon, he likes Oregon a lot. I talk to him about Oregon or USC. Either of those two. I'm not sure about his other choices but those two are at the top." – Ware-Hudson

THE PICK: USC

WHY: "I feel like Bru is going to SC. He already has the connection with Amon-Ra (St. Brown), JT (Daniels), all of them. It only makes sense for him to go to SC where he has that connection and that brotherhood again." – Criddell

THE PICK: USC

WHY: "I could see USC. Local, Mater Dei-type thing. I could see it." – Young

THE PICK: None

WHY: “I’ll tell you this. Me and Bru will end up at the same school, but I’m not going to tell you which one.” – Steele

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “I feel like his relationships with the coaches are strong and he feels good about them.” – Dollars

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “Just staying close to home.” – Gooden

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “He’s going to go there with his quarterback.” – Beautrow

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “So he can go play with JT Daniels.” – Max Williams

THE PICK: USC

WHY: “He can go anywhere he wants but I feel like he’s going to be a USC guy, too.” – Garcia