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Oregon Ducks Football Recruiting: Lowell Lotulelei and Torrodney Prevot

The Oregon Ducks are on the radar in the recruitment of three-star 2013 defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei, as the Bingham High recruit has still shown some interest in Oregon. However, it seems that he is no longer a priority for the Ducks at this stage, even though he is one of the top prospects in the state of Utah.

A couple of months ago, Lotulelei named the Utah Utes as his leaders, and that’s how things stand today for the high-line three-star recruit at DT. A dominant presence of the middle, Lotulelei has insane strength at 6’2″, 280 pounds and is a monster when clogging up running lanes.

The top 30 DT has an official trip scheduled this weekend to Seattle, and the Washington Huskies are a school that he is currently high on. In addition to offers from UW and Utah, Lowell Lotulelei holds offers from BYU, Oregon State, Utah State, and UCLA. A hot prospect in Utah, Lotulelei has seen his ranking on recruiting boards steadily drop but is still viewed as a four-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN.

Torrodney Prevot is the more interesting recruit to keep tabs on for Ducks fans, because the USC Trojans commit has his official visit to  the Oklahoma Sooners this weekend after previously taking an official trip to Oregon last month. He has also had an unofficial trip to Texas A&M after committing to USC.

It seems like the Trojans have this four-star DE commit locked up, but anything could happen if Prevot has a great enough visit in Norman. One of the top 200 recruits in the class, the elite pass rusher is clearly one of the top 30 recruits in the state of Texas. The Taylor High star in Houston is ranked by 247Sports as the 7th best WDE in the 2013 class, and the 6’4″, 205 pound U.S. Army All-American and “The Opening” selection has had an extremely intriguing recruitment.

Nothing came of the official visit to Eugene last month, and it is highly doubtful that the Oklahoma official will have much swing on his decision at this point. Prevot is committed to USC, and the Pac-12 powers will most likely hang on to the 12-sack nightmare.

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