June 18, 2006

Calography with Alex Lagemann

One of BearTerritory's most popular segments over the past year has undoubtedly been Calography. While 2006 was a banner year for the feature - a photo segment which gives fans a completely new insight of potential Cal football and basketball recruits - 2007 could be even better. We start off 2007 with Saratoga, Calif., wideout Alex Lagemann, one of the Bay Area's top wide receiver products.

Lagemann, who holds Pac-10 offers from Cal and Oregon, is Saratoga's top prospect since the days of Greg Van Hoesen, currently a star linebacker for Cal. Alex had 43 catches for 736 yards and eight touchdowns during his 2005 junior season at Saratoga, garnering 1st team all league and 2nd team all-State selections. He was also the most valuable receiver in his league and one of those players that a coach can't help but rave about.

"He's just a great kid," Saratoga head coach Kurt Heinrich said to BearTerritory in a previous interview. "He's an outstanding student off the field. On the field he plays hard; plays smart. He runs great routes, has solid hands, and possesses terrific body control. I'd say he's very advanced for his age, just well-beyond where other players are in catching the football and using his body."

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