Lacy Westbrook continues to pick up offers and even more interest as the Compton (Calif.) Dominguez offensive tackle proves to be one of the hottest prospects in Southern California.
With so many programs already involved the 6-foot-5, 300-pound recruit said he's still open to anyone that wants to show interest but that some schools are definitely standing out.
That group includes Oregon, Boise State, USC, UCLA, Washington and Alabama, a school that might surprise some but Westbrook's mother is from that state and so the Crimson Tide will get a look.
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"My mom is from Alabama so she always talks about if I go there I'd have family out there," Westbrook said. "That is a good school as well with their success as a winning program."
USC and UCLA are two of the frontrunners for numerous reasons including location since the Dominguez standout lives close to both schools. The Trojans and Bruins have already offered and Westbrook, included in the Rivals 250 to watch list for 2012, said there is high interest in both.
"Once they come back from that probation they'll regain their title of being the best in recruiting," Westbrook said of USC. "They're a really good school, good coaches and good athletes come out of USC. It's really a good school.
"UCLA has the majors I'm looking for and it's a good program. Really both schools have what it takes to help athletes excel at the next level. I really have to dig deep and decide where I'm going to go or narrow down the school list so it fits what I want."
So far, Westbrook reports offers from Colorado, Fresno State, Nevada, New Mexico, New Mexico State, SMU, UCLA, USC and Washington. He's also been talking closely to Cal's staff and he said the Golden Bears might be getting closer to an offer as well.
"I really have to call the coach from Cal," Westbrook said. "He told me to give him a call so I'll be calling him to see what's going on. They might offer but they've been telling me they're interested.
"Brandon (Beaver) talks about Cal a lot. He tells me they're a good school and that they have a good program. I know they're getting a lot of athletes. I have to learn more about the school and the academics to see what they're all about."