January 19, 2007

The focus is on Tupou

As the Cal football staff continue to build their 2007 recruiting class around the theme of power and speed, another name Bear fans will want to keep an eye on is Sacramento (Calif.) Grant high school defensive end Christian Tupou. A vital part in the Pacers' perfect 14-0 season this year, Tupou's head coach Mike Alberghini saw first hand just how dominant his stud defensive lineman could be.

Standing a stout 6-foot-3, 265-pounds, Tupou - who is scheduled to visit Cal this weekend on an official - was one of numerous players who held the presses this season for the powerful Grant team.

Tupou has already visited Nebraska, Arizona, and BYU, but Cal has increased their pursuit of the Grant star over the past month.

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