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Monday, June 18, 2012
Vanderdoes names his top 15

By Erik McKinney

Monday was a busy day for commitments in the West region, but defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes (Auburn, Calif./Placer) isn't exactly ready to jump into the commitment scene. More than half of the top 30 players in the West have already made verbal commitments, but Vanderdoes is taking things slowly. On Monday, the 6-foot-3, 285-pound lineman took to twitter to release a list of his top 15 schools.

Alabama, Baylor, California, Florida, Georgia Tech, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Oregon, Penn State, UCLA, USC and Washington all made the cut. Vanderdoes included in his tweet that he will be cutting that down to a top 10 group soon.

He is being recruited for football and baseball by many schools, although the No. 57 player in the country certainly seems to have a bright future on the gridiron. He was dominant at the recent Nike Camp held in Oregon and will be heading back north next month to attend The Opening.