February 13, 2007
San Diego area WR could be the best
When you have the height of a tight end, the speed of a smurf wide receiver, and great hands then chances are you are going to be a very highly recruited player. Through in solid grades and outstanding athleticism then you have wide receiver Nelson Rosario (6-5, 210, 4.45) from Oceanside (Calif.) El Camino.
Rosario has two offers on the table from Oregon and San Diego State. The word is UCLA could be on the verge of offering as he was at UCLA's junior day earlier in the month.
"Besides being a terrific football player," El Camino coach Trace Deneke said. "He's also an outstanding track athlete.
"Nelson recorded a 23.4-long jump, a 6-8 high jump and a 48.4 triple jump," Deneke said. "He qualified for state for both his freshman and sophomore years.
"Nelson also played on the basketball team as freshman but skipped his sophomore year to concentrate on track and football," Deneke said. "He's playing basketball this season because the team needs him that tells you what kind of young man Nelson is."
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