April 18, 2007

Spotlighting Sparks

Merced (Calif.) wide receiver Jarrett Sparks is clearly one of Northern California's finest 2008 prospects. Coming off a stellar 12-2 season for the Merced Bears, Sparks capped off his senior year with an 8-catch, 216-yard, 1-touchdown performance against Vacaville. That effort, along with his annual summer treks to Berkeley with the Merced program, helped earn the 6-foot-2, 200-pounds wideout an early Cal offer.

Sparks is currently holding just the one offer from Cal, but that's something he is quite ecstatic about.

"That was a really cool thing," Sparks stated, reflecting on the offer from the Bears.

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