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Monday, January 14, 2013
Three-star OL Borrayo finds a future home

By Brandon P. Oliver

One of the more quiet recruitments in the west has come to an end in a manner very fitting of OL Chris Borrayo's (Paramount, Calif./Paramount) entire recruitment.

"I had an in-home visit with Cal's coaches this weekend, and I just got a good feeling from them," Borrayo said. "My parents and I talked about it, and we all felt like Cal would be the best place for me."

The 6-foot-3, 290-pounder holds scholarship offers from Washington, Washington State, San Diego State, Arizona State, Cal, Nevada, Colorado and Fresno State. From that list, the three-star OG said Cal, Nevada and Arizona State -- in that order -- made up his three finalists.

"Cal, Nevada and Arizona State were the final three schools that I was considering," Borrayo said. "In the end, I just felt comfortable with Cal's coaching staff."

Borrayo has yet to take any official visits and only has one planned.

"I'll be going to Cal next weekend to check it out in person," Borrayo said. "I like their football program, and it's a great school. It will be nice to get there and see what it's like on campus."

After Nevada, Cal was the second school to offer Borrayo, and despite the coaching turnover, the future Golden Bear said he had too good a feeling about the program to pass up the offer.

"Coach [Zach] Yenser will be my position coach, and he seems like a good guy," Borrayo said. "Coach [Rob] Likens recruits my area, and I felt like he did a good job recruiting me after he took over. I'm very happy with my decision and excited to be a member of this recruiting class."