Radio: The SoCal Pipeline and OL Dave Bright
Bright's visit to Stanford was
Bright's visit to Stanford was "awesome"
Stanford Football Insider
Posted Jan 15, 2013

Stanford's recruiting efforts are hitting Southern California, and they're hitting it hard. Versatile Mater Dei OL Dave Bright is just another player from the Southland who's enthused to play his college ball in the Bay Area. Learn more about Bright and Stanford's SoCal appeal in this exclusive Bootleg Radio interview.

Bootleg Radio: Stanford OL Commit Dave Bright
A year after 2012's stockpile of seven hogs showed that Stanford had hit the motherlode of offensive line recruiting, two more big boys up front are expected to join the Cardinal in 2013's class. Both newcomers are versatile: Thomas Oser, who committed Sunday, may have a future at center, while Bright is expected to move from tackle to guard in college.

Perhaps more significantly, both Oser and Bright come from elite Southern California private schools (Harvard-Westlake and Mater Dei), underscoring the recent California recruiting trend to Stanford.

"If I had passed [my offer] up, it would have been the dumbest decision of my life," Bright told The Bootleg in the radio interview below. "There's something about Stanford that's so special. Something just draws you in. It's a second home."

A fellow Souther Californian, 2014 quarterback recruit Brad Kaaya, had even stronger words for the Stanford-SoCal connection.

"Stanford is a cooler place now than USC and UCLA," he told the San Francisco Chronicle. "People are anxious now to get out of this area."

Listen on to learn more about the Cardinal's recent recruiting successes from 6-foot-5 stud Dave Bright in his Bootleg Radio appearance.

David Lombardi is the Stanford Football Insider for The Bootleg and FOX Sports Next. Check him out at Follow him on Twitter: @DavidMLombardi.

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