May 21, 2008

It's D-day for Bruin QB prospects

Today could be D-day for two of Southern California's best signal callers as UCLA offensive coordinator Norm Chowwill be hitting the road to get an up close view of Richard Brehaut (6-3, 205, 4.8) from Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Los Osos and Josh Nunes (6-4, 207, 4.85) from Upland, Calif. If one of them impresses Chow the Bruins could tender an offer.

The Bruins offered Georgia commit Aaron Murray (6-0, 198) from Tampa (Fla.) Plant. Murray had enough interest to take an unofficial visit to UCLA and took in the Bruins first spring practice. The writing on the wall was apparent when Murray took another visit to Georgia shortly after he returned from Los Angeles.

Once Murray made his decision, UCLA started to zero in on quarterbacks closer to home. Besides Brehaut and Nunes, the Bruins were also looking strongly at Allan Bridgford (6-3, 213, 4.7) from Mission Viejo, Calif.

Cal told Bridgford and Nunes that they would take whoever committed to them first and that whoever committed to them would their guy for the class of 2009. Bridgford decided that Cal was too good to pass up so he committed.

Before UCLA was going to offer anyone, Chow wanted to see all three players work out UCLA's timeframe didn't work out for Bridgford.

Now today has been the day that both Brehaut and Nunes have been waiting for. Both players have multiple offers and have seen their respective stock's soar since the beginning of spring.

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