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2005 '05 CA DE Rolando Barragan (JUCO; transfer to Southern Miss)

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting' started by Naplesbuckeye, Apr 12, 2004.

  1. Naplesbuckeye

    Naplesbuckeye Newbie


    Inglewood (Calif.) Morningside defensive lineman Rolando Barragan had another strong season and will be one of the top line prospects in the West next season. If he has his way, Barragan will be leaving the region to play his college ball.

    <!-- No ad code -->Barragan, 6-3, 270 pounds earned all-state Underclass honors for the second year in a row this past season. He played right tackle on offense and rush end on defense finishing with 101 tackles, 36 for loss, 17 quarterback sacks, recovered six fumbles and forced five others. He's getting recruited strictly for defense and would play as an end in college but has the size and strength to easily make the transition to defensive tackle as well.

    On the recruiting front, Barragan is hearing from most of the Pac 10 as well as Florida State, LSU, Ohio State and Colorado.

    "I would like to leave the area although I'm looking at USC still," Barragan said. "They were one of my childhood favorites but right now, Ohio State is probably my top school followed by Florida, Florida State and Texas. That would be my top five schools. I'm planning to go to the Nike camp in San Diego but I'm still not sure about the rest of my summer camp plans right now."

    Academically, Barragan is carrying a 3.0 GPA and said he would like to be a fire fighter when his playing days are over.

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  2. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now Staff Member

    Wow, those are some SICK stats. 36 TFL and 17 sacks? And we lead? Nice to hear.

    Must not be Petey's number one guy, huh? lol
  3. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator


    First team DL Med school divi
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  4. Buckeye1

    Buckeye1 Junior

    He will now that someone else shows interest ;-) I am sure Petey will tell this kid that he will not recruit another DE for two more years ;-)
  5. sears3820

    sears3820 Sitting around in my underwear.... Staff Member

    I can't remember another recruiting year where so many oos kids were showing/mentioning solid interest in us.

    Barragan was named all-state, along with Buckeye recuit Kahlil Bell, as a sophmore on the OL. (Premium from 1/6/03)

    All-State Sophomores (Offense)

    OL -- Marvin Jones (Bethel, Vallejo) 6-2, 265
    OL -- Jacob Hickman (Centennial, Bakersfield) 6-4, 265
    OL -- Russell Tialavea (Oceanside) 6-2, 250
    OL -- Rolando Barragan (Morningside, Inglewood) 6-3, 270
    QB -- Sean Canfield (Carlsbad) 6-1, 175
    QB -- Michael Coleman (Arroyo Valley, San Bernardino) 6-0, 170
    QB -- Jason Forcier (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) 6-0, 180
    RB -- Kahlil Bell (Montgomery, Santa Rosa) 5-11, 195
    RB -- Cary Harris (Notre Dame, Sherman Oaks) 6-1, 165
    RB -- Francis Okukwu (Stockdale, Bakersfield) 5-8, 180
    RB -- Rylon Thomas (Valencia) 5-8, 165
    RB -- Syd Thompson (Grant, Sacramento) 5-11, 175
    RB -- Aaron Ware (Oaks Christian, Westlake Village) 5-9, 170
    RB -- Evan Williams (Vacaville) 5-11, 170
    RB -- Antoine Wilson (Serra, San Diego) 5-6, 160 WR/DB -- Ryan Wolfe (Hart, Newhall) 5-11, 165
    WR -- Jeremy Childs (Los Alamitos) 6-2, 170

    And as a junior on the DL. ( Update 1/12/04)


    DL -- Bernard Afutiti (Kaiser, Fontana) 6-2, 225, Jr.
    DL -- Fev'aea'i AhMu (Serra, San Diego) 6-2, 300, Jr.
    DL -- Rolando Barragan (Morningside, Inglewood) 6-3, 275, Jr.
    DL -- Jacob Hickman (Centennial, Bakersfield) 6-4, 245, Jr.
    DL -- Averil Spicer (Rancho Cucamonga) 6-2, 250, Jr.
    LB -- Luther Brown (Lakewood) 6-3, 225, Jr.
    LB -- Prince Hall (Moreno Valley) 6-1, 260, Jr.
    LB -- Rey Maualuga (Eureka) 6-2, 230, Jr.
    DB -- Cary Harris (Notre Dame, Sherman Oaks) 6-2, 180, Jr.
    DB -- Will Harris (Charter Oak, West Covina) 6-1, 185, Jr.
    DB -- A.J. Scott (Palm Springs) 5-10, 190, Jr.
    P -- Mason Thomas (Eureka) 6-3, 215, Jr.
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  6. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    Great to hear we are his top. Don't think I have ever heard of a recruit saying he wanted to be a firefighter. Does OSU even offer a Fire Science degree?
  7. Naplesbuckeye

    Naplesbuckeye Newbie

    Kurelic said today that he is getting interest from OSU but is not a top priority...I have no idea about the level of competition in his conference but ALL STATE both ways is very impressive...

    I wonder if he is better than Denlinger or Hight? Those two are probably a safer bet (excluding Hight's grades) but you never know...You have to take the best available with a low # of scholies!
  8. wadc45

    wadc45 Bourbon, Bow Ties and Baseball Hats Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Rolando went to El Camino JC after high school and is now a top JC recruit with offers from Oklahoma, Tennessee and Auburn. Washington, Arizona, UCLA and Oregon are also recruiting him. He is now up to 6-foot-3 265 lbs. and is being recruited as a DT.
  9. SPCsgreatest

    SPCsgreatest Newbie

    Wow, so this kid is playing right now for Southern Miss in the New Orleans Bowl....They have him listed at 6-3 296, but he looks a good 330 (all in the belly) and is playing NG for them.

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