UCLA football: Coaches to hit the recruiting trail


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UCLA has a bye this week, but that doesn’t mean Bruins coaches are idle, according to those close to the program. Rick Neuheisel is off on a recruiting tour, where he will see Salt Lake City Brighton High defensive tackle Ricky Heimuli,Lakewood (Wash.) defensive lineman Sione Potoa’e, Eugene (Ore.) Sheldon linebacker Curtis White and Winston (Ore.) Douglas defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa

Chuck Bullough heads for Hawaii, where he will see Punahou offensive lineman Kaiwi Crabb and Honolulu Iolani defensive tackle Sealii Epenesa.

Todd Howard is in Texas to see Temple High running back Lache Seastrunk and Cedar Park linebacker Holmes Onwukaife.

Norm Chow stays closer to home to see La Costa Canyon wide receiver Kenny Stills.

Frank Gansz Jr. heads north to watch Pittsburgh (Calif.) safety Erick Dargan and Livermore Granada defensive back George Atkinson III.

Tim Hundley goes south to see San Diego Lincoln wide receiver Davon Dunn and El Cajon Valhalla defensive end Shane Pennix.

Carnell Lake is at Fresno Edison to watch safety Tevin McDonald and defensive tackle Wesley Flowers, who have both committed to UCLA.

Bob Palcic stays home and will see Los Angeles Loyola offensive lineman Colin Tanigawa.

Reggie Moore will go to Palmdale to watch Highland tight end Christian Thomas.

--Chris Foster