McCarthy set for visit No. 1 

October, 6, 2011
Monrovia (Calif.) defensive tackle Ellis McCarthy has set up his first official visit and has a handful of schools he’s looking at.

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comMonrovia (Calif.) defensive tackle Ellis McCarthy announced his first official visit, as he's going to Oregon next weekend.
McCarthy, the No. 6 rated DT in the nation as well as the No. 52 player overall in the ESPNU 150, will head to Oregon next week to check out the Ducks.

“We have a Thursday game, so it works out well,” said McCarthy’s father, Ed. “I just found out about this visit in the last day or so, our coach set it up so I’m trying to make plans to get out there as well.