CB Jalen Ortiz trims his list to six
August, 1, 2012
By Erik McKinney | ESPN.com
The offer list for cornerback Jalen Ortiz (Peoria, Ariz./Centennial) continues to grow, as the 5-foot-9, 167-pound athlete is now well into double digits. But he has narrowed his choices to a final six schools, as he focuses on Arizona State, Arkansas, Boise State, UCLA, Utah and Washington.
As a junior, the two-way standout rushed for 1,187 yards and 14 touchdowns, caught 14 passes for 340 yards and six touchdowns, registered 20 tackles, intercepted a pass and returned two kickoffs for touchdowns. Of his final six schools, Arkansas and UCLA see him contributing on offense, while the rest envision him as a cornerback. His ability on special teams is also a factor in his recruitment.
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