UCLA commit to take Pac-12 trip

Sean Dowling remains firmly committed to UCLA but the Fallbrook, Calif., standout has been encouraged to take all his official visits and he's taking one to another Pac-12 school this weekend.
"I'm visiting Washington State this weekend," Dowling said. "That's a new development.
"I've been talking to the coaches a lot. I promised my parents I'd take all five official visits and I promised the people around me, my supporting cast like my coaches, that I would be open because I committed a little early.

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"They all liked the Washington State coaches so I scheduled that for this weekend."
The 6-foot-6, 265-pound three-star offensive tackle is scheduled to visit Oklahoma next weekend and then he's unsure of his other trips. One could happen to Vanderbilt since he's been impressed with what it has done recently.
"I'm really so set on being a Bruin it's hard to think of other schools," Dowling said.
"I love being at UCLA but Vanderbilt is my most recent offer and academically I really like what they're doing and athletically, too. They're turning around their program in the toughest conference and having some success. That's neat."
Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Colorado, Duke, Michigan State, Navy, Nevada and San Diego State have also offered but Dowling is so focused on the Bruins it could be incredibly tough to slip his commitment.
He's been committed there since mid-April.
"My parents were really worried I committed so early," Dowling said. "The whole time they said it was my decision but they wanted me to see everything. I'm committed right now and I haven't had a second thought the whole way.
"Every time an offensive lineman commits I know it might stress the other guys out but I honestly don't care. If they think they're bringing in a guy that fits their program that will help them win and help us win then I honestly don't care as long as we win."