June 19, 2006

Lagemann finds the perfect fit

Few players in the Bay Area's 2007 recruiting class have stood out this summer like Saratoga, Calif., high school wide receiver Alex Lagemann. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Falcon star is an all-State, all-League, sure-handed speedster who ran a 4.5 at the Nike Palo Alto Training Camp last month, cementing his name among NorCal's best. Lagemann made his college decision earlier today and told BearTerritory first what school is in his future.

Cal fans have waited over four months since Signing Day 2006 to hear who will be future Bears in Jeff Tedford's solid pre-season top 10 national program. Surprisingly, there have not been any verbals to date for Cal in the 2007 class. But by only offering a hand-selected group of elite 2007 prospects to date, just like Lagemann, Cal's recruiting strategy in 2007 appears to be completely focused on letting their winning ways show potential recruits what their style is all about. With exciting offensive and defensive strategies in place, talented NFL prospects on both sides of the ball, and one of the top academic schools in the country, there is little question about what Cal football has to offer prep student-athletes. While some schools are trying to rack up players and shore up roster holes, Cal is making sure they find the perfect fit for their rising program.

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