May 20, 2008

A beast from the east is open to the west

There is no doubt that offensive guard Khalil Wilkes (6-3, 285, 5.0) from Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter's Prep is a true beast from the east who is very open to the west.

Wilkes has offers from Pitt, West Virginia, UConn, Rutgers, Cincinnati, East Carolina, Maryland, Northwestern, Purdue, Stanford, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.

There is a rumor going around that UCLA is about to join the fray and tender an offer. It is always tough for a young man from one side of the country to attend school on the other side, but Wilkes thus far appears open to the prospect of attending school and continuing his football career on the west coast.

"It is going to come down to where I feel comfortable," Wilkes said. "It could be at Rutgers here in New Jersey or a school on the west coast like UCLA or Stanford."

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